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Tampa Bay Rays part-owner cuts mansion asking price by nearly $2 million

Chicago Tribune Homes - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 15:21

Once the Chicago area's highest-priced residential listing, a 20,000-square-foot, Palladian villa-style mansion in Lincoln Park has had a price reduction to $16.9 million, down from $18.75 million.

The six-bedroom mansion, owned by Tampa Bay Rays part-owner Timothy Mullen, went under contract for...










Cards Against Humanity's Max Temkin pays $935,000 for Bucktown house

Chicago Tribune Homes - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 15:09

Max Temkin, the co-creator of the party game Cards Against Humanity, last month paid $935,000 for a three-bedroom, 4,500-square-foot brick house in Bucktown.

The house had previously been used for industrial purposes before being converted to a live/work space. Features include hardwood floors,...










1897 Wheaton estate built by golf legend listed for $1.98 million

Chicago Tribune Homes - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 10:52

A Colonial-style Wheaton estate built in 1897 by golf pioneer Charles Blair Macdonald has come on the market for $1.98 million.

Known as Ballyshear, the five-bedroom, 6,020-square-foot mansion sits on a private, tree-lined lane immediately west of the Chicago Golf Club, which Macdonald founded...










FBI Report: Take a Look at Lemont's Crime Statistics

Lemont Home Inspection News - Wed, 10/21/2015 - 02:26

In 2014, with a population of 16,620, Lemont had 7 violent crimes, 0 murders and/or non-negligent manslaughter cases, 4 rapes, 0 robberies, 3 aggravated assaults, 171 property crimes, 12 burglaries, 142 larcenies, 17 motor vehicle thefts and 0 reported instances of arson.

Lemont HS Honors October Students of the Month

Lemont Home Inspection News - Tue, 10/20/2015 - 23:30

Four Lemont High School students were honored with October "Student of the Month" accolades at the district's Board of Education meeting on October 19. Included among the honorees were senior Clare Rachwalski , junior Kiara Hardy , sophomore Laura Hunter and freshman Gabrielle Ognar . Each month, Lemont High School honors a student from each grade level for hard work and dedication to the school and the community.

South Suburban Death Notices, Week of October 19

Lemont Home Inspection News - Mon, 10/19/2015 - 17:07

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Chicago to Lockport: Riding the disputed waters

Lemont Home Inspection News - Sun, 10/18/2015 - 08:38

Not sure if the dozens of great blue herons we saw on the Cal-Sag or the waterway-clogging barge traffic around Lemont was more impressive. On Monday, Tom Palmisano took Ken Schneider and myself on our annual ride exploring CAWS and the Chicago lakefront.

Son Gets a Speeding Ticket while Dad Has a Heart Attack: Lemont ICYMI

Lemont Home Inspection News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 17:32

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Home Inspection Issues in Residential Real Estate Transactions - Dan's Papers

Home Inspection News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 09:07

Dan's Papers

Home Inspection Issues in Residential Real Estate Transactions
Dan's Papers
Conversely, in a commercial transactions, due diligence that extends way beyond a simplistic home inspection is a precondition to a meeting of the minds in the first instance. The reason for this divergence between commercial and residential ...

Do you have a loved one deployed? We want to celebrate them and send them "love from Lemont".

Lemont Home Inspection News - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 01:46

The Vault and Hope and Friendship Foundation are rallying donations to send care boxes to Lemont deployed on Impact Sunday Oct 25th 12-6pm. Do you hold a loved one in your heart who is serving our Country far from this corner of the world? Visit The Vault during October to put their name on a heart that will be placed on the wall for all to see for a $1 donation that will be used for postage to send care boxes.

Review home inspection reports - GoErie.com

Home Inspection News - Fri, 10/16/2015 - 23:09

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Sweets Dream Coming to Stephen Street

Lemont Home Inspection News - Fri, 10/16/2015 - 21:41

Kathleen Gibson's love of baked goods traces back to time spent baking alongside her grandmother, and the Lemont newcomer hopes that family feel can shine through in her business coming soon to town. "I chose Lemont because I love the town," Gibson said, of her decision to open in Lemont.

Live Football: Lemont vs. Oak Forest

Lemont Home Inspection News - Fri, 10/16/2015 - 16:28

Join us at the Joliet Area Historical Museum for the Craft Beer Tasting Event on Thursday, November 19th from 5:30 to 9:00pm The woman told police she made up the report because she wanted attention from the family where she is employed as a nanny, police said. Will Cohen lives a mile away from Wrigley Field.

Domestic Battery, DUI, Retail Theft: Blotter

Lemont Home Inspection News - Fri, 10/16/2015 - 15:27

Angela L. Durbon, 35, of the 10000 block of S. 88th Avenue in Palos Hills, was arrested for for Driving While License Suspended following a traffic stop at Main Street and Parker Road. Ms. Durbon was issued a November 3 court date at the Bridgeview Court House.

Courier TV Receives Two Illinois Broadcast Association Silver Dome Nominations

Lemont Home Inspection News - Fri, 10/16/2015 - 11:18

Two segments of Courier TV, the student-run on-campus television broadcast at College of DuPage, have been selected as finalists Two segments of Courier TV, the student-run on-campus television broadcast at College of DuPage, have been selected as finalists for the 2015 Illinois Broadcast Association Student Silver Dome Awards. Courier TV, which made its debut in spring 2015, covers campus life while providing students with hands-on opportunities to learn about journalism and television production.

Lovie Smith sells Lake Forest home at a loss

Chicago Tribune Homes - Fri, 10/16/2015 - 09:58

Former Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith, now coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, on Wednesday sold his 13-room brick house in Lake Forest for $1.45 million.

The Bears fired Smith, 57, at the end of 2012 after nine seasons as coach.

Smith took a major loss on the house, which he bought for $1.625...










Westminster homeowner's issue with home inspection sheds light on need for ... - The Denver Channel

Home Inspection News - Wed, 10/14/2015 - 20:41

The Denver Channel

Westminster homeowner's issue with home inspection sheds light on need for ...
The Denver Channel
Imagine getting a fairly clean home inspection, then months later finding problems that cost thousands of dollars to repair. A Westminster homeowner now wants someone to be held accountable, but 7NEWS found when it comes to home inspectors, there are ...

Baha'is buy third house in Wilmette

Chicago Tribune Homes - Wed, 10/14/2015 - 16:52

The national organization for the Baha'i faith in August paid the $1.45 million asking price to buy its third house since mid-2014 on the block immediately south of its landmark Baha'i House of Worship in Wilmette.

The Baha'is of the United States bought the five-bedroom, 3,960-square-foot French...










Former Alberto-Culver CEO buys River Forest house

Chicago Tribune Homes - Wed, 10/14/2015 - 16:32

Carol Bernick, the former executive chairman and CEO of Alberto-Culver, has paid $1.28 million for a four-bedroom, 4,200-square-foot house behind her longtime home in River Forest.

Bernick, 63, ran the hair-care products company that her father founded. Unilever acquired Alberto-Culver in 2011 for...











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