Boggs Inspection Services Provides a Home Buyer's Guide to a Successful Home Inspection -

Home Inspection News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:03

Boggs Inspection Services Provides a Home Buyer's Guide to a Successful Home Inspection
A home inspection is an important part of the home buying process no matter if you are a first-time buyer or a frequent mover with plenty of experience under your belt. A home inspection — an expense of $300 to $400 dollars — can end up saving you ...

On the Waterfront: Demand Rises for Mixed-Use Marinas

Developers of coastal residential enclaves around the world are kept busy as even non-boat owners seek shore views.

An English Manor With a Military Past

A picturesque home where much of the planning for the Battle of Normandy took place is on the market.

An English Home That Offers More Than Hospitality

A Georgian building has been given new life, functioning as both a home and a state-of-the-art cookery and craft school.

The Hunt: The Brooklyn Apartment That Almost Got Away

Julia Rogawski and Nate Katz went looking for a rental in Brooklyn.

How to Create a Modern Homestead

Real Estate News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 16:11
Did you know that Hilary Swank raises her own chickens from eggs? She’s not the only celebrity getting into modern homesteading: Julia Roberts composts her kitchen scraps and chicken poop while Oprah has a 12-acre organic garden in Maui. Even the White House has a vegetable garden thanks to Michelle Obama! Anyone willing to give […]

Arthur Miller’s Brooklyn

The playwright, who was born in 1915 and died in 2005, found inspiration in the borough’s neighborhoods, from Midwood to the Heights, where he lived.

Winnetka mansion sells for $5.55 million

Chicago Tribune Homes - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:21

A five-bedroom, 11,000-square-foot French Provincial-style mansion in Winnetka sold last month for $5.55 million.

Built in 1999 and located on a private lane off Sheridan Road, the two-story mansion has 6 1/2 baths, a grand foyer, a sunroom, a library, four fireplaces and a basement with a home...

International Real Estate: House Hunting in ... Croatia

Although prices fell as much as 30 percent after the 2008 global financial crisis, the housing market in Croatia has stabilized in recent years, and Dubrovnik remains the most expensive.

What You Get: $950,000 Homes in New York, Arizona and Hawaii

This week’s properties include a townhouse near the Hudson, a contemporary in Tucson and a condo in Honolulu.

Call Kurtis: Why Am I Being Charged Home Inspection Fee When No One Inspected my House? - CBS Local

Home Inspection News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 17:28

CBS Local

Call Kurtis: Why Am I Being Charged Home Inspection Fee When No One Inspected my House?
CBS Local
On his next three statements, the home inspection fee line was gone, but under total fees and charges it showed, he still owed $34.72 with no further explanation. We have since found out he rounded up a mortgage payment, and they deducted the extra 28 ...

NLCTV Programming Change

New Lenox Home Inspector News Feed - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 13:00
When: 12:00 PM January 26, 2016

Village Board Meeting

New Lenox Home Inspector News Feed - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 20:00
When: 7:00 PM January 25, 2016

Bulls, Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf finds buyer for Northfield home

Chicago Tribune Homes - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 10:10

Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf last week went under contract to sell his 4,778-square-foot contemporary-style house in Northfield, which he relisted for $1.549 million.

Through a bank trust, Reinsdorf paid $1.055 million in 1999 for the house, which was built in 1984 and...

Images: Some of the best Daily Herald photos that you may have missed this weekend

Lemont Home Inspection News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 08:37

Danny Boyle of Lemont took part in Naperville's annual Table Tennis Tournament Saturday. The event was co-sponsored by Naperville Park District and the Naperville Table Tennis Club and has been going on for almost 30 years.

Pouring rain? Time to schedule that home inspection - OCRegister

Home Inspection News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:01


Pouring rain? Time to schedule that home inspection
The best thing you can do is schedule your home inspection when it is pouring down rain. If you can't coordinate your home inspection with the next rainy day, at least ask your Realtor to take you back so you can look inside and outside as the rain ...

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Illinois Republicans Mull CPS Bankruptcy Plan

Lemont Home Inspection News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 02:11

In this Dec. 17, 2015 file photo, Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno, R-Lemont, left, and House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, talk to reporters after a meeting in Chicago with Gov. Bruce Rauner. On Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, Durkin and Radogno are scheduled to talk about legislation they will introduce to deal with the financial crisis in the Chicago public schools system.

Community Park District Meeting

New Lenox Home Inspector News Feed - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 19:00
When: 6:00 PM January 20, 2016

Bull Valley estate with antique dairy barn listed for $950,000

Chicago Tribune Homes - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 14:24

A 5-acre estate in far northwest suburban Bull Valley that contains an extensively renovated 1850s saltbox home and a 6,000-square-foot, 200-year-old dairy barn has been listed for $950,000.

The property has long been owned by an interior designer, Dana Riley, and her husband, Dennis, who were...

Head-injury litigator buys River North condo

Chicago Tribune Homes - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 13:20

Attorney Joseph Siprut has paid $1.25 million for a three-bedroom, 2,500-square-foot condominium unit in a recently constructed contemporary-style building in River North.

Siprut is known for representing college athletes in litigation over the long-term effects of head injuries. He was also the...


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