DeKalb County

Illinois Homeowners Affected By Severe Weather Receive Recovery Aid

Following the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Agency’s announcement that federal disaster aid is now available to the State of Illinois, it has ordered federal aid to enhance recovery efforts made by state and local governments in areas affected by the severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred from April 16 to …

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Illinois and Chicago Housing Markets Improve in February

According to new data from the Illinois Association of REALTORS®, Illinois home sales increase 16.2 percent and median prices increased 5.1 percent to $125,000 since the same time last year. In February, statewide home and condominium sales totaled 8,213, an increase of more than 1,100 from February 2012. This is the 19th straight month in …

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Incentives and Fewer Fees Lure Illinois Builders and Buyers

Since the 2010 census proclaimed Kendall County as the fastest growing county in the nation, optimism has slowly caught the attention of new developers, builders and new residents in the Chicago area. With local governments slashing large building fees for new-home construction and offering as much as $10,000 in cash to buyers, more and more …

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