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House of the Day 2013: Notable Kitchens

Wall Street Journal Real Estate - Mon, 11/11/2013 - 15:02
Revisiting some of the standout kitchens profiled this year as part of the WSJ's House of the Day feature.

Get the most out of your home inspection - Rochester YNN

Home Inspection News - Mon, 11/11/2013 - 05:09

Get the most out of your home inspection
Rochester YNN
A vital part of the home purchase transaction is the inspection process. Our very own Solomon Syed offers tips on getting the most of your home inspection. Torry Dorsey, a ASHI Certified Home Inspector, said that the home inspection that is conducted ...

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Oak Lawn park board may consider plan to remove basketball hoops - SouthtownStar

Oak Lawn Home Inspector News Feed - Sun, 11/10/2013 - 23:15

Oak Lawn park board may consider plan to remove basketball hoops
SouthtownStar
The proposal from an Oak Lawn village trustee that basketball hoops be removed from Little Wolfe Playground, near where a wild brawl took place this summer, is on the agenda for Monday's meeting of the Oak Lawn Park District. The meeting begins at 7 ...

Best home inspectors work for buyer -- not real estate agent - Newsday

Home Inspection News - Sun, 11/10/2013 - 10:28

Newsday

Best home inspectors work for buyer -- not real estate agent
Newsday
That leads to unsuspecting homebuyers who have paid good money for a home inspection only to end up with a house of horrors. "Home inspectors are small business people and the majority of us will market our services to Realtors," McClure said.

Vickroy: Warming station, bathrooms, concessions coming to Swallow Cliff

Palos Area News - Sat, 11/09/2013 - 02:52

Fitness buffs soon will find the 125-step workout at Swallow Cliff Woods a little less punishing.

Start season on a high hote: West Chicago to host Frosty Fest

Lemont Home Inspection News - Sat, 11/09/2013 - 00:19

West Chicago, Illinois: November 8, 2013 - A nearly 20-foot tall, 12-inch wide blue spruce tree arrived in downtown West Chicago in time to serve as a centerpiece for the annual Frosty Fest season.

Citgo ordered to investigate refinery fire

Lemont Home Inspection News - Fri, 11/08/2013 - 20:09

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow have obtained a court order that requires Citgo to investigate last month's fire at its Lemont refinery and are seeking at least $150,000 in damages from the company.

Down With the Down Payments

Wall Street Journal Real Estate - Fri, 11/08/2013 - 06:57
Lenders are easing the standard 20% demand on loans for wealthy borrowers as home prices rise and banks compete for business

Should a contractor do your home inspection? - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection News - Fri, 11/08/2013 - 01:30

Should a contractor do your home inspection?
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. I am planning to buy a home but don't know who the home inspectors are in my area. On the other hand, I have a good friend who is a licensed general contractor, and he has offered to do my home inspection for free. He is a very experienced builder ...

Police Nab Driver Going 31 MPH Over Speed Limit: Blotter

Lemont Home Inspection News - Thu, 11/07/2013 - 18:17

Charles A. Landgren, 36, 408 E. North St., Lockport, was arrested at 3:24 a.m. for driving under the influence of alcohol and operating an uninsured motor vehicle following a traffic stop in the 400 block of Talcott Avenue.

Forest Preserve Seeks Public Input On Swallow Cliff Upgrades

Palos Area News - Thu, 11/07/2013 - 16:00

The Cook County Forest Preserve District drew a good-sized crowd Thursday morning for an open-air public meeting to discuss planned improvements to the Swallow Cliff Woods preserve in Palos Hills.

Pastor Has Seen Church Grow, Change Over Time

Palos Area News - Thu, 11/07/2013 - 07:51

Pastor Thomas Reed of Wesleyan Missionary Church has seen a lot of changes in his congregation and the community around him since coming to Clearing to lead the church at 5656 W. 64th St., Chicago since it opened in 1957.

Appraisal, home inspection are important for buyers - Charlotte Observer

Home Inspection News - Thu, 11/07/2013 - 00:12

Appraisal, home inspection are important for buyers
Charlotte Observer
Q. What are the similarities and differences between a home appraisal and a home inspection? A. Inspections and appraisals play key, but separate, roles in the home-buying and -selling process. An inspection is primarily intended to protect a ...
How You Choose Your Home Inspector Can Affect Your Sale Says Certified ...Newsday

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Canada crude - Heavy grades edge away from 10-month low

Lemont Home Inspection News - Wed, 11/06/2013 - 22:13

Canadian heavy crude prices steadied on Wednesday after a recent fall to 10-month lows, but looked likely to remain under pressure from limited pipeline capacity and unplanned refinery outages.

New Law To Reveal Radon Testing To Home Buyers - CBS Local

Radon Tesing News - Wed, 11/06/2013 - 21:42

SooToday.com

New Law To Reveal Radon Testing To Home Buyers
CBS Local
PLYMOUTH, Minn. (WCCO) – Drive down any residential block in Minnesota and the hidden risk of radon is there. That's because according to state health experts, 40 percent of all homes have radon levels above the danger threshold. “It's so important ...
New Law Requires Radon Disclosure Before Home SalesKSTP.com
Radon: protect your health and test your homeSimcoe.com
An important recommendation from Algoma Public HealthSooToday.com

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Mass, Spaghetti Dinner Will Honor Lemont Veterans, First Responders

Lemont Home Inspection News - Wed, 11/06/2013 - 17:59

Lemont Knights of Columbus Council 1599 is host a special recognition program for Lemont's active military, veterans, and active or retired first responders.

Teen Arrested for Domestic Assault, Underage Drinking: Blotter

Lemont Home Inspection News - Wed, 11/06/2013 - 17:59

Anthony G. Kuba, 23, 1032 Forest Lane, Lemont, was arrested at 1:15 p.m. for burglary to a motor vehicle following an incident in the 1000 Block of Kim Place.

Local Jobs: Financial Advisor, Social Worker, Retail Associate, Operations Manager

Palos Area News - Tue, 11/05/2013 - 23:59

PNC Bank in Palos Hills is looking for a branch financial advisor to join their investments team.

Police: Woman Stole Credit Card From Nursing Home Patient to Rack Up Charges

Palos Area News - Mon, 11/04/2013 - 03:13

Police say that a 44-year-old woman stole a credit card from a nursing home patient's purse and proceeded to rack up hundreds of dollars of charges.


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