Suburban Cook County

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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Several Chicago Suburbs Are Some of the Safest Towns in the U.S.

More and more Chicagoland neighborhoods and suburbs keep popping up in the news. Recently, Old Town and Logan Square were ranked as some of the ‘hottest’ neighborhoods in the country. Then Businessweek and Bloomberg News gave a major nod to Geneva, Ill. and St. John, Ind. as some of the best places to raise kids. …

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Suburban Spotlight: Naperville

Located half an hour from Chicago, Naperville offers suburban living with a close-knit, community feel. One of the most notorious Chicago suburbs, Naperville is a hit with both long-term residents and visitors alike, thanks to a vibrant downtown with the picturesque Riverwalk and thriving small businesses as well as excellent area schools. There is no …

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Purchase a New Chicago Condo at Essex Place

Hartz Homes is now selling new Chicago condos at the Essex Place community! Each Essex Place  home includes a formal dining room, spacious open concept kitchen overlooking the main living area, a master bath with a double-bowl vanity plus in-unit full size washer and dryer. Stand-out interior features include private carpeted balconies, designer light fixtures, …

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