Grundy 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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Two Beautiful Living Areas Available at SSHBA's Home of the Month

Empty nesters, first-time buyers, and investors alike will appreciate the spacious, but modest Chicago new home at 969/971 Foxgrove Drive in Coal City. Both of the duplex’s three bedroom, two bath Matthew model units feature a ground-floor master suite, two-car garage, breakfast area (with concrete patio), front and side landscaping and a sizable great room. …

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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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Channahon Suspending Building Fees to Encourage Builder Interest

The village of Channahon is temporarily suspending building fees in order to spur housing growth, according to the Southwest Suburban Home Builders Association. In the past year, Channahon only issued two building permits, and the SSHBA hopes that suspending the fees will increase builder interest in the area. Channahon is located in Grundy and Will …

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Meet the Candidates Night with the Southwest Surburban Homebuilders Association

The Homebuilders Association of Southwest Suburban Chicago and the Contractors Association of Will and Grundy counties are sponsoring a “Meet the Candidates” Night on Thursday, September 27. Networking and registration kicks off at 5:30 p.m., and enjoy a buffet dinner starting at 6 p.m. The event will be held at the Prairie Bluff Golf Club, …

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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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