Tag: Geneva

Does the Case-Shiller Index apply to Geneva?

Geneva is a small town that appears to have been sent to charm school and graduated at the top of its class. It has a charming near-downtown area that oozes “leisurely lifestyle” vibes, a thriving arts community, a diverse array of locally-owned, one-of-a-kind shops and boutiques, and enough restaurants to satisfy almost every variety-seeking palate.... Read more »

A west suburban real estate news roundup

If you’re homeward bound to Chicago’s western suburbs, the local media can help you learn the flavor of the different communities and keep you up-to-date on real estate news. Not all of the stories linked below qualify as actual “real estate news,” but they may affect your decision on where to move. Hemingway’s boyhood home... Read more »

Sixteen new floor plans debut at Geneva's Mill Creek

ShoDeen Residential‘s Mill Creek in Geneva is a planned community that spans more than two square miles and includes over a square mile of open space. A variety of Kane County planners and officials give you an overview of ShoDeen’s approach to a master-planned community in the above video, which also serves up a good... Read more »
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High-quality video tours of Geneva, Glen Ellyn, Naperville and more

We’re always on the lookout for videos that showcase Chicago-area communities. Some of the best I’ve seen can be found at the website of John Greene, a west-suburban company based in Naperville. If you’re interested in Naperville, for example, you’ll definitely want to spend some time with the dozens of videos at John Greene’s site.... 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. Aurora to study affordable housing? Geneva plans to block emerald ash... Read more »

Bank-owned properties in Geneva, St Charles, Elburn headed for auction

Four bank-owned, approximately quarter-acre subdivision lots in Elburn that were originally offered at nearly $90K will be auctioned next Saturday, September 17, with minimum bid prices of $12,500. Also up for auction that day will be a bank-owned single-family home in Geneva with a minimum bid price of $100,000, and residential lots in the Prairie... 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. Video – what residents like about Geneva’s Mill Creek DuPage Housing... Read more »

Move-in ready homes in Geneva and Sycamore

If the approaching end of the school year reminds you that you’ve been meaning to have yourself in a new home and the kids in a different school system next year – it’s time to buy that new home. Construction schedules are pretty inflexible. If you want to be sure to be moved in prior... Read more »

100s of garage sales at Mill Creek in Geneva

The annual 3-day garage sale event at the sprawling Mill Creek development in Geneva kicked off its run on Thursday with strong participation despite the gloomy weather. More than 250 homes are participating in the event, and many of them have an almost astonishing variety of household goods, furniture, games, sports items and more on... Read more »
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Shodeen buyers appreciate well-stocked design center

(The following is a sponsored post for the Chicago Tribune Fall 2010 Festival of Homes.) When you buy a new home from Shodeen Residential, you can count on simple one-stop shopping for each of these significant selections, thanks to the builder’s convenient design center located off North Mill Creek Drive within the heart of Mill... Read more »