Posts tagged "Reston Ponds"

Rent a dorm room at NIU or buy a home in Sycamore?

It’s not a choice that many parents consider, but when you look at the cost of student housing at Northern Illinois University (NIU), you have to wonder why they don’t set their son or daughter up as a landlord in a single-family home in nearby Sycamore. A recent Tribune article on New Hall, the first... Read more »

Listed a home in Sycamore the other day; didn't know where Sycamore was

I was listening to the radio yesterday as I headed into the city, and heard a real estate agent delivering the all-too-typical babble about working “throughout Chicagoland.” To illustrate her point, the northwest suburban-based agent said “I listed a home in Sycamore the other day; didn’t even know where Sycamore was” before driving out there.... Read more »

New homes ready for occupancy at Reston Ponds of Sycamore

If you’re looking to make a move this summer so your family is settled for the new school year, now’s the time to take a look at two move-in ready new homes at Reston Ponds in Sycamore. Sycamore has an acclaimed school district, and Sycamore itself is a surprisingly interesting small town. Great parks and... Read more »

Shodeen maintains grand opening prices at Reston Ponds in Sycamore

Five days of Pumpkin Festival in Sycamore

In the video Shodeen Homes‘ Liz Mallin drives me around the outskirts of Sycamore while we talk about the local baseball team and the wide range of events that take place in the tiny, historic city. If you want to see more of our drive, watch Part 1 and Part 2 of the video at... Read more »

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 »

A drive around small town Sycamore

Driving in almost any direction from downtown Chicago the suburbs blur into one another, the boundaries indistinguishable. Not so with Sycamore. You have a genuine sense of arrival when you reach Sycamore, since you had to traverse miles of sparsely-settled land to get there.. Despite its recent growth, Sycamore remains very much a distinctive small... Read more »

An open ranch model at Reston Ponds, in Sycamore

Liz Malin is a Sycamore resident and also the sales manager at Shodeen Residential‘s Reston Ponds development. Join Liz for a walk through a furnished ranch model at Reston Ponds where Phase IV grand opening prices range from just under $200,000 to the $270s. Phase IV of Reston Ponds, 182 home sites, is all that... Read more »