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New Hyatt executive buys $3.4 million house in Lincoln Park

Chicago Tribune Homes - Wed, 03/23/2016 - 12:26

Recently hired Hyatt Hotels Chief Financial Officer Patrick Grismer and his wife, Christine, on Feb. 26 paid $3.425 million for a newly built, six-bedroom, 5,200-square-foot house in Lincoln Park.

Grismer, 54, began work at Chicago-based Hyatt Hotels on March 14. He previously had served as the...










Ex-Bull Luol Deng puts Northbrook mansion back on the market for $2.5 million

Chicago Tribune Homes - Wed, 03/23/2016 - 12:22

Former Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng on March 18 placed his seven-bedroom, 10,100-square-foot mansion in Northbrook back on the market for $2.495 million.

Now with the Miami Heat, the 30-year-old Sudanese native and two-time All-Star played for the Bulls from 2004 until January 2014, when the...










'Webster' TV home to list for $9.5 million

Chicago Tribune Homes - Wed, 03/23/2016 - 12:01

The 11,000-square-foot, Gold Coast mansion that was depicted as the home of the family on TV's "Webster" in the 1980s is set to be listed on April 13 for $9.499 million.

The Victorian mansion's current owners, developers Randy Fifield and her husband, Steve Fifield, bought it in 2011 for $4.985...










Crate & Barrel president buys house in Evanston

Chicago Tribune Homes - Wed, 03/23/2016 - 12:01

Crate & Barrel's recently hired president, Steve Woodward, and his wife, Terri, on March 4 paid $1.437 million for a four-bedroom, contemporary-style house in Evanston.

Woodward was hired last year as the No. 2 executive at Crate & Barrel, where he serves as president and chief merchant. He has...










Realtors, DES reach deal on new radon guidelines - New Hampshire Business Review

Radon Testing News - Wed, 03/23/2016 - 08:40

New Hampshire Business Review

Realtors, DES reach deal on new radon guidelines
New Hampshire Business Review
Under the agreement, DES will advise homeowners to seek treatment if more than 10,000 picocuries of radon is found in their water. The agency will also suggest that if levels are between 2,000 and 10,000 picocuries treatment would be “advisable,” ...

What You Get: $1,749,000 Houses in Maryland, Florida and Washington

A brick townhouse in Baltimore, a house in Florida and a view of water in Washington.









Living In: Ossining, N.Y.: History, Parks and ‘Mad Men’

The village of Ossining, N.Y., on the Hudson, is rich in pre-Revolutionary War history, and is also the site of the Sing Sing Correctional Facility.









Mom airs concerns about radon in Lexington public schools - Lexington Herald Leader

Radon Testing News - Mon, 03/21/2016 - 20:34

Lexington Herald Leader

Mom airs concerns about radon in Lexington public schools
Lexington Herald Leader
Gabrielle Williams, left, and Gianna Taylor-Martin, center, who attend Fayette County schools with high radon levels, joined their mother, Sarah Williams, outside Central Office on Monday to draw attention to the problem. Valerie Honeycutt Spears ...
FCPS Approves Work On Schools After Positive Tests For RadonLEX18 Lexington KY News
Fayette County School Board okays radon fixWTVQ
Fayette Co. Public Schools approves radon mitigation fundsWashington Times
WKYT -WUKY
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Richards, Oak Lawn play donkey basketball for charities - Chicago Tribune

Oak Lawn Home Inspector News Feed - Mon, 03/21/2016 - 14:53

Chicago Tribune

Richards, Oak Lawn play donkey basketball for charities
Chicago Tribune
Teachers and students from both schools competed in a basketball game on donkeys to raise money for three Oak Lawn groups:Pilgrim Faith Church Food Pantry, Genesis Therapy Center and the Hines Veterans Outpatient Clinic. Richards student players ...

'Webster' TV home to list for $9.5 million

Chicago Tribune Homes - Mon, 03/21/2016 - 12:27

The 11,000-square-foot, Gold Coast mansion that was depicted as the home of the family on TV's "Webster" in the 1980s is set to be listed on April 13 for $9.499 million.

The Victorian mansion's current owners, developers Randy Fifield and her husband, Steve Fifield, bought it in 2011 for $4.985...










Home Inspection: King Of The Honey-Do List - Hartford Courant

Home Inspection News - Mon, 03/21/2016 - 11:31

Hartford Courant

Home Inspection: King Of The Honey-Do List
Hartford Courant
The home inspection can be a valuable tool, for buyer and seller, in their next real estate transaction. When it comes time to make those repairs, both buyer and seller will have a "honey-do" list of items of repair, and a starting point for their home ...

Oak Lawn DUI Arrests, March 20 - Patch.com

Oak Lawn Home Inspector News Feed - Sat, 03/19/2016 - 11:16

Oak Lawn DUI Arrests, March 20
Patch.com
Oscar Martinez, 32, of East Chicago, IN, failed field sobriety tests and declined taking a breathalyzer test when Oak Lawn police pulled him over near Marion Avenue and 95th Street around midnight Feb. 27, reports said. Officers said they found an open ...

Why home inspections aren't meant to be negotiating tools - The Boston Globe

Home Inspection News - Fri, 03/18/2016 - 14:16

The Boston Globe

Why home inspections aren't meant to be negotiating tools
The Boston Globe
The buyers need to understand that a home inspection really is not meant to be used as a negotiating tool. It is to provide additional information about the home they are purchasing, a reference point. Good buyer's agents will explain to their clients ...

Seller overwhelmed by picky home inspection - Chicago Daily Herald

Home Inspection News - Fri, 03/18/2016 - 01:08

Seller overwhelmed by picky home inspection
Chicago Daily Herald
On the other side of the scale, the buyers' home inspector exceeded the scope of a home inspection when he measured the pounds of resistance for the garage door opener and when he measured the hot water temperature. When testing a door opener, what ...

N.H. Realtors, DES agree to loosen radon warning guidelines - Concord Monitor

Radon Testing News - Thu, 03/17/2016 - 23:12

New Hampshire Public Radio

N.H. Realtors, DES agree to loosen radon warning guidelines
Concord Monitor
New Hampshire Realtors and the Department of Environmental Services have struck a deal over how to advise residents about the safety risks of radon in drinking water. A Senate bill up for debate this year would have effectively limited the state's ...
DES and Realtors Reach Agreement on Communicating Radon RiskNew Hampshire Public Radio

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Three Floyds co-founder pays $1.3 million for house in West Town

Chicago Tribune Homes - Wed, 03/16/2016 - 12:54

Nick Floyd, co-founder of Three Floyds Brewing, the out-of-the-way brewery and pub in Munster, Ind., on Feb. 9 paid $1.3 million for a three-bedroom, 4,000-square-foot single-family house in Chicago's West Town neighborhood.

Floyd co-founded Three Floyds in 1996 and since that time has won plaudits...










Chapman and Cutler partner sells West Loop unit for $1.63 million

Chicago Tribune Homes - Wed, 03/16/2016 - 11:58

Chapman and Cutler chief operating partner William Libit and his spouse, Duane Lisowski, have sold their three-bedroom, 3,200-square-foot loft on the top floor of a West Loop building for $1.63 million.

A corporate and securities lawyer, Libit, 55, added his current management responsibilities...










Home Around The House Boggs Inspection Services — The Home Inspection from a First-Time Home Buyer's... - ThurstonTalk

Home Inspection News - Wed, 03/16/2016 - 08:01

ThurstonTalk

Home Around The House Boggs Inspection Services — The Home Inspection from a First-Time Home Buyer's...
ThurstonTalk
My husband and I got the keys to our first home a few weeks after Boggs Inspection Services completed the home inspection. Costing around $400 to $500, the price of the home inspection may cause initial sticker shock, but the value the home inspection ...
Boggs Inspection Services — The Home Inspection from a First-Time Homebuyer's Perspectivesouthsoundtalk.com

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Blackhawks' Seabrook buys house next to his Lakeview property

Chicago Tribune Homes - Mon, 03/14/2016 - 13:38

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook and his wife, Dayna, have expanded their new domain in the Lakeview neighborhood's Southport Corridor area.

The couple paid $1.332 million in February for a three-story, 122-year-old wood frame house in the Southport Corridor, according to public records....










Western Springs Police Reports: Driving Without License

Palos Area News - Sun, 03/13/2016 - 21:00

Oscar Carrillo, 37 of the 500 block of W. Touhy Avenue in Des Plaines, was stopped March 1 for making an improper turn in the 4700 block of Grand Avenue. A records check confirmed he was driving without a license.


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