If you are a property owner, you are well aware that there are always repairs or improvements that need to be done to keep your home in working order. In the past, I’ve been a reactive homeowner and landlord; if the furnace stopped heating or the hot water heater went out, a service professional was… Continue reading Home Maintenance Checklist for Home Owners & Landlords
While wandering through the Enchanted Forest at Schaumburg Township library the other day with my boys, I met a woman who is new to the area. She commented that although she moved here from a suburb only about 45 minutes away, she is struck by the “family” friendliness of Schaumburg. As we chatted and I… Continue reading 6 Family-Friendly and FREE Spots in Schaumburg
If you are looking to purchase your first home in Schaumburg, you should be aware of an excellent opportunity to get financial assistance. The Village is granted annual funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide a forgivable loan up to $10,000 toward closing costs and down payments for qualifying families.… Continue reading Schaumburg First Time Homebuyer Incentive
The following market statistics were provided from the Midwest Real Estate Data for Schaumburg, IL in 2012. Detached Homes: Single Family Home Sales in Schaumburg in 2012: 380. Average Sale Price: $259,168. Average market time: 132 days. Attached Homes: (condos, town homes, & duplexes) Attached Home Sales in Schaumburg in 2012: 616. Average Sale Price:… Continue reading Schaumburg Market Statistics 2012
Enjoying the view of the Wetlands behind Elizabeth Blackwell school in Schaumburg. According to the sign, there are sometimes coyotes in the area, although we’ve never seen one here!