Wauconda, IL Real Estate News

By Debra Kukulski, Broker Associate, SRES;SFR,CDPE;GRI;ABR;e-PRO Realtor, Northern IL
(RE/MAX Suburban)
How is the current market in Wauconda, IL?As of this morning, per MLSNI, for the past 3 months:We currently have 161 Single Family homes on the market in Wauconda that are active and available.They have been on the market for an average of 172 days.The average list price is $357,027During the past 3 months, 6 Single Family homes have successfully closed with the help of their Realtors.  This only represents 24% of the market that have had success.  They took an average of 90 days on the market to get SOLD.The average list price of the SOLD Single Family homes is $285,550 and the average SOLD price is $271,083.So, on the average Single Family homes in Wauconda have been getting an average of 94% of their list prices, with the help of their Realtors.We currently have 79 Attached homes on ...
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By Debra Kukulski, Broker Associate, SRES;SFR,CDPE;GRI;ABR;e-PRO Realtor, Northern IL
(RE/MAX Suburban)
 The new Lindy's Landing in Wauconda is FABULOUS!I have dinner once a week with my Father, who lives in Port Barrington and my Sister, who also lives in Cary.  We all live on the Fox River so really enjoy going to establishments on the water and enjoy trying different places. We just tried the new Lindy's Landing, and I must say we were all very pleasantly shocked at the changes.  It used to be a very casual place and we had been there in the past for burgers...my Dad's favorite meal!  It was nothing fancy but had pretty good food and great views of the water.  The metamorphosis of this place is phenomenal!  The building is gorgeous, with a cape cod kindof feel....huge white pillars, stone accents and a huge front porch complete with Adirondack chairs to enjoy when the weather gets a li...
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By Pete Ambrosio, "Nobody does it better" Lake & McHenry County Real Estate
(KELLER WILLIAMS SUCCESS REALTY )
Last night 7/18/07, the main dinning area of Lindy's new building opened for the first time. My wife & I were sitting on the outside deck and decided to go in for dinner. The food was excellent!! I had the seafood pot pie, which was sea scallops, shrimp, craw-fish in a spicy cream sauce served over mashed potatoes with a piece of pastry on top. I thought it was outstanding. My wife had the Prime Rib served with mashed potatoes and asparagus. She said it was excellent, and I concur. We also ate there the 4th Of July for dinner on the new outside deck. The dinner that night was also excellent. Their new chef David seems to be a great find. Keep up the good work. BEST OF LUCK BRITTANY & LAURIE                                      Pete Ambrosio  Keller Williams Success Realty Search ENTIRE ...
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By Pete Ambrosio, "Nobody does it better" Lake & McHenry County Real Estate
(KELLER WILLIAMS SUCCESS REALTY )
WATER STONE SUBDIVISION               This quiet subdivision of semi-custom homes is located on the north side of Bonner Road just west of Fairfield Road in Wauconda. If you have any questions about this or any subdivision feel free to call me on my cell@ 847 508-6351 or go to my website PetesRealEstate.com and search the entire MLS. You can also search my BLOGS at http://activerain.com/blogs/pambrosio        
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By Pete Ambrosio, "Nobody does it better" Lake & McHenry County Real Estate
(KELLER WILLIAMS SUCCESS REALTY )
It's Not A Game anymore , It's A Business. This past Friday, June 15th I went down to Wrigly Field, and watched the CUBS beat the Padres. I know the CUBS are NOT having the BANNER SEASON we all hope for every year, but they still have the greatest fans in all of baseball. Being at Wrigly (Win or Lose) is something everyone should experiance at least once in a lifetime.As I watched the game, it dawned on me that the CUBS will be SOLD at the end of this season and the status of Wrigly Field is in LIMBO??? Wrigly is the last of the old time great stadiums, and I'd really hate to see it go the route of Brooklyns Ebitts Field, Cincinnatis Crosly Field, N.Y. Giants Polo Grounds, N.Y. Yankees Old Yankee Stadium and Pittsburghs Forbes Field.                                                      ...
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By Pete Ambrosio, "Nobody does it better" Lake & McHenry County Real Estate
(KELLER WILLIAMS SUCCESS REALTY )
Apple Country Estates Subdivision                                                              "I THINK ONE OF THE NICEST COMMUNITIES IN WAUCONDA" This quiet subdivisionis located off Gossell Road, West of Fairfield Rd. and North of Bonner Rd. Built in the early 2000's the subdivision is bordered on the west side by the Lake County Forest Preserves Millennium Trail, a 35 mile Trail connecting central, western and northern Lake County communities and Forest Preserves.   If you're interested in this subdivision or any others in Lake or McHenry counties, give me a call on my cell at 847 508-6351 and I'd be happy to help you out. You can also go to my website PetesRealEstate.comand search the entire MLS. Pete Ambrosio Keller Williams Success  847 381-9500    
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By Pete Ambrosio, "Nobody does it better" Lake & McHenry County Real Estate
(KELLER WILLIAMS SUCCESS REALTY )
Oak Grove - Wauconda, IL This 47 acre, 81 unit community located in beautiful Wauconda, IL, Oak Grove is one the more recent (1999-2000) communities built by Kenneth James builders. Situated conveniently to major shopping and transportation, Oak Grove is located off Rt. 59 just Southwest of Rt 176.                               If you are interested in this community, or would like more information please contact me. Pete Ambrosio  CELL:   847 508-6351                    website:   http://PetesRealEstate.com                      E-Mail:    sold@PetesRealEstate.com
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By Pete Ambrosio, "Nobody does it better" Lake & McHenry County Real Estate
(KELLER WILLIAMS SUCCESS REALTY )
Aspen Grove, Wauconda, IL                                                               This 31-acre, 67-unit, single family community is targeted to both the move-up buyer and the empty-nester. This community built by Kenneth James Builders in the early 90's consist of semi-custom homes, and is located off of Anderson Road south of Rt. 176. If you have any questions about Real estate in Lake  or McHenry Counties go to my Website or just give me a call and I'd be happy to help. Pete Ambrosio KELLER WILLIAMS SUCCESS  847 508-6351  
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By Pete Ambrosio, "Nobody does it better" Lake & McHenry County Real Estate
(KELLER WILLIAMS SUCCESS REALTY )
Saddlewood, Wauconda, ILSouth of Rt. 176 on the west side of Anderson road you'll find the Saddlewood Subdivision.Located on a former horse farm adjacent to over 59 Acres of protected wetlands, Saddlewood's 81 residents enjoy a quiet location with easy access to major shopping. This upscale community's unique site plan allows its residents the privacy and seclusion of a small country community.                                                
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By Pete Ambrosio, "Nobody does it better" Lake & McHenry County Real Estate
(KELLER WILLIAMS SUCCESS REALTY )
The annual "Eric & Kathy 36 Hour Radiothon" will be held in the lobby of Children's Memorial Hospital on August 17th  & 18th. As always the Real Estate agents from Re/Max Unlimited Northwest will be manning the phones from noon till 3PM on August 17th. Last year manning the phones for the Radiothon was an emotionally rewarding and exciting experience. So tune in to "The MIX (101.9 FM)" for the Eric & Kathy 36 Hour Radiothon. Don't forget to call in and help the CHILDREN..RE/MAX is the exclusive real estate sponsor of Children's Miracle Network (CMN), an organization whose mission is to generate funds and awareness programs for children served by its 170+ associate hospitals throughout the United States and Canada. All funds raised for CMN in the RE/MAX Northern Illinois Region directly ...
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By Pete Ambrosio, "Nobody does it better" Lake & McHenry County Real Estate
(KELLER WILLIAMS SUCCESS REALTY )
Beginning June 1st through September 15th the VILLAGE OF WAUCONDA will enforce outdoor water use conservation. You can use outdoor water on odd or even days depending on your street address. For now you can water all day on odd or even calendar days. Should an emergency water condition arise in WAUCONDA, as it did last year, the watering times of 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM will be enforced.  If you have special watering needs do to new landscape plantings, you can contact the WAUCONDA Public Works Department for a permit. If you have any questions call the WAUCONDA Water Department @ 847 526-9610.Looking to buy or sell a home or just interested in the Real Estate market for Wauconda, check this site.
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By Pete Ambrosio, "Nobody does it better" Lake & McHenry County Real Estate
(KELLER WILLIAMS SUCCESS REALTY )
It's time again for the weekly Farmers' Market in Beautiful downtown Wauconda. The WAUCONDA Farmers' Market runs every Thursday from 3pm to 7pm June 21st thru Sept 27th. Come sample the vendors fresh produce, breads, flowers, fish, meats, cheese, spices etc. A great time to mingle or just listen to the Live Entertainment.  Contact Information:Wauconda Chamber of Commerce847-526-5580Looking to buy or sell a home or just interested in the Real Estate market for Wauconda, check this site.
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By Pete Ambrosio, "Nobody does it better" Lake & McHenry County Real Estate
(KELLER WILLIAMS SUCCESS REALTY )
Known throughout Lake and McHenry County as one of the areas best festivals, Waucondafest hosted by The Wauconda Park District  at Homer T. Cook Park is ready to kick off the summer fun (JUNE 21 -JUNE24). The four-day festival offers top notch bands and entertainment each night, carnival rides and games, a Beer tent featuring the foods of many of the WAUCONDA Village Restaurants, a 5K and 10K run on JUNE 24(MUST REGISTER) and the annual CAR SHOW. Mark your calendars (June 21- June 24), come to Wauconda and enjoy another great WAUCONDAFEST. Looking to buy or sell a home or just interested in the Real Estate market for Wauconda, click this.                 
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By Pete Ambrosio, "Nobody does it better" Lake & McHenry County Real Estate
(KELLER WILLIAMS SUCCESS REALTY )
                                                                                                      DOCKS ON BANGS LAKE, WAUCONDA ILLINOIS Well it has been over a year since DOCKS opened for business in Wauconda!!! The decor is great, the menu should please all taste, and the bartenders are friendly. What more can you ask for?? Stop in and say hi and let me know what you think? After a few opening hiccups this restaurant has come into its own. The food is exceptional, the atmosphere is warm and friendly, & I highly recommend you give it a try.   Being a REALTOR and a long time resident of Wauconda, I know DOCKS will be a big boast for Wauconda and the surrounding area. Pete Ambrosio KELLER WILLIAMS SUCCESS  847 508-6351 www.PetesRealEstate.com FOR MORE REFERRALS go to this site & pres...
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By Pete Ambrosio, "Nobody does it better" Lake & McHenry County Real Estate
(KELLER WILLIAMS SUCCESS REALTY )
Affordable ELECTRIC and NATURAL GAS bills are becoming a thing of the past. Sometimes we might think we have no say in these matters, but we do!!! The Citizens Utility Baord created in 1983, is a nonprofit nonpartisan consumer organization fighting for electric & natural gas customers across the state of ILLINOIS. Go to the CUB site above and act now to roll back the ComEd and Ameren rate hikes! E-mail your elected official and voice your opinion. As a Realtor and long time Wauconda resident, I find these rate hikes "SHOCKING". No matter were you live in ILLINOIS, it is time to make your voice heard.   Pete Ambrosio Check out my Blog Click here KELLER WILLIAMS SUCCESS 847 508-6351
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By Pete Ambrosio, "Nobody does it better" Lake & McHenry County Real Estate
(KELLER WILLIAMS SUCCESS REALTY )
The story of how we got to WAUCONDA, ILLINOIS from Brooklyn, NEW YORK some 34 years ago is odd, but the reason we stayed is not. My wife Nancy had family in the Lake County area, so we thought we would find a place to rent before we made a commitment to purchase a home. Back then many of the (acceptable) rentals, would not rent to people with kids. (against the law NOW) We tried many of the nearby towns to no avail. Then we went to the new apartment complex on Bangs Lake ( NOW Lakeside Condos). We were told that they would make an exception and rent to us even though we had kids. The reason we wound up in Wauconda, was out of necessity. The reasons we stayed was, the warm and inviting community, the quite "small town"atmosphere, Beautiful Bangs Lake, and most of all a GREAT PLACE TO RAI...
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