Tag: Downers Grove

A slow upper-end market in Downers Grove?

There are 15 homes listed for sale in Downers Grove in the $1 million and up range, but only two sales have closed in the last six months. Most of the upper-end listings have been on and off the market for years, even though they surface in a search for new listings. The 5-bedroom, 6... Read more »

West suburban real estate news roundup

Not all of the stories linked below qualify as actual “real estate news,” but they may affect your decision on where to move. If you’re homeward bound to the western suburbs, the local media can help you learn the flavor of the different communities. Oak Park engineers traffic slowdown Elmhurst addresses flooding issues Hinsdale to... Read more »

A townhome open house in Oak Brook

Open houses are popular with home buyers but receive mixed reviews from sellers and real estate agents. In some parts of Chicagoland, open houses are a traditional part of the marketing program; in other areas, not so much. Unlike the North Shore, open houses are infrequently hosted at Oak Brook homes priced above $2 million.... Read more »
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West suburban real estate news roundup

Not all of the stories linked below qualify as actual “real estate news,” but they may affect your decision on where to move. If you’re homeward bound to the western suburbs, the local media can help you learn the flavor of the different communities. Downers Grove set to modify development plan Hinsdale downtown business task... Read more »

West suburban real estate news roundup

Not all of the stories linked below qualify as actual “real estate news,” but any or all may affect your decision on where to move. If you’re homeward bound to Chicago’s western suburbs, the local media can help you learn the flavor of the different communities. Downers Grove to hike taxes 4.6 percent Say Downers... Read more »

A west suburban real estate news roundup

Not all the stories linked below are traditional real estate stories, but they are news items that may affect your thinking on where to move for your next home. Western Springs housing preservation awards Elementary school population grows in Oak Park Business openings and closings in downtown La Grange Is Downers Grove on the hook... Read more »
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A noisy downer in Downers Grove

If you’re like many people you may have put in an offer a home after a showing on a peaceful weekend afternoon. If you haven’t checked out the neighborhood beforehand at different times and on different days you might be in for a rude awakening. Some residents of Downers Grove are complaining that they’re being... Read more »

A west suburban real estate news roundup

Well, not all the stories linked below are traditional real estate stories, but they are news items that may affect your thinking on where to move for your next home. DuPage River greenway trail bike path plan Elmhurst Park District weighs proposed budget Downers Grove approves license plate camera River Forest signs off on TIF... Read more »

A fresh look in downtown Downers Grove

It may take some getting used to, but in Chicago’s western suburbs “Downers” refers to a place rather than a type of drug: the Village of Downers Grove. Suburbs around the country, with varying degrees of success, have invested heavily in revitalizing often moribund downtown areas. Downers Grove, as you’ll see in the above video,... Read more »
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Festival of Homes: $50,000 in savings offered at Acadia on the Green in Downers Grove

With the introduction of a new decorated model, $50,000 worth of incentives, great mortgage rates, and pricing from the upper $200s, sales are gaining strength at Acadia on the Green, an in-town condominium complex located in the heart of downtown Downers Grove. This mixed-use development is a vibrant pedestrian-friendly environment where residents can live, work... Read more »