Tag: Aurora

Bank-owned on Aurora's Near East Side

Insular Chicagoans think of Aurora – or even Naperville, for that matter – as just a collection of suburban sprawl subdivisions. Like Naperville, Aurora is a large city with a historic downtown and sharp dividing lines between parts of town. Naperville divides along North / South lines and Aurora along an East / West axis,... Read more »

Apartment complex says "make us an offer"

The featured ad at Apartments.com for Aurora’s Orchard Village says “Don’t like our prices? Make us an offer.” The analysts tell us that the rental market has been tightening, with vacancy rates declining and landlords poised to implement rent increases. As you can see from this offer, general market conditions don’t apply to every property.... Read more »

Aurora again ranks first in west suburban foreclosures

When we last reported on foreclosure filings in Chicago’s western suburbs, Aurora topped the list with 572 filings. The pace of foreclosures slowed somewhat in Aurora during the third quarter of 2010, but it once again ranked first in the western suburbs with,509 filings. Bolingbrook, with 259 foreclosures filings, and Cicero with 239 took second... Read more »

Carillon at Stonegate in Aurora offers four new floor plans for active adults

Active adult buyers have four new floor plans to choose from at Carillon at Stonegate, Cambridge Homes’ resort-style community in Aurora for residents 55 years and older. Approximately 30 home sites are currently available including a number of private cul-de-sac locations. Buyers can choose from nine different Resort Series single-family home plans ranging from 1,402... Read more »

A plan to revitalize Aurora's Near East Side

A well-executed, intelligent plan, backed up by a healthy influx of federal funding – can have a major impact on the quality of life, not to mention housing values, in a neighborhood. The Near East Side of Aurora, despite its proximity to a revitalizing downtown, has experienced high vacancy rates, a paucity of retail outlets... Read more »

Aurora tops foreclosure list in Chicago's western suburbs

There were 572 foreclosure filings in Aurora during the first quarter of 2010, giving it the top rank among Chicago’s western suburbs, according to data compiled by the Woodstock Institute. Aurora also had more foreclosure filings than any suburb in the Chicago metropolitan region. Other western suburbs which saw more than 100 foreclosures filed during... Read more »