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Here are the sales in Western Springs reported through the MLS service. I have been a realtor for the past 30 years and live in WS. I work the western suburbs and would love to meet you!

Friday, October 31, 2008

Closed in Forest Hills of Western Springs


5209 Fair Elms, Western Springs Closed on Oct. 31, 2008
New Construction home with 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths, 2 fireplaces! This home originally listed for $1,299,900. Over the course of the listing it was lowered to $949,900 on July 31,2008 and then relisted on August 14th for $999,000. It was on the market for 610 days. It closed for a sale price of $875,000.
If you are looking for a home give me a call....Linda Hanley Kelly, realtor/broker, Charles Rutenberg Realty.....I know the area! 708-334-5356

Closed in Springdale of Western Springs

5318 Franklin in Springdale of Western Springs

This home was listed for $714,900 and sold for $669,000 on March 29, 2005. It had been updated at the time with a second story addition.

This same home went up for sale this year and was listed for $669,000 and took 58 days to sell for $633,000. It closed on October 31, 2008. It has 4 Bedrooms and 3 baths and a 1 car attached garage. Call me for a free appraisal.....Linda Hanley Kelly, 708-334-5356, Charles Rutenberg Realty

Homes are still selling but this points to the fact that 2005 was a higher market!

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Teardown in Field Park of Western Springs


220 41st Street sold earlier this year for $370,000 It was torn down this week. It was on a corner lot that is 59x131!
Just wanted to keep you up-to-date with the cost of teardowns. If you are looking for one give me a call and I will send you the current listings that may fit your needs. Linda Hanley Kelly
708-334-5356

Monday, October 20, 2008

Sold in Old Town of Western Springs

4207 Forest in Old Town. This 3 br, 1 bath house sat on a 50 x 183.5 lot just about two blocks from Laidlaw Grade School. It was well maintained but dated. When it was listed I posted it on this site to let you all know I thought it was a good home to look at. It sold in 11 days for $396,000.

If you are planning on moving let me show you homes. Linda Hanley Kelly, realtor 708-334-5356

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Closed in Ridgewood Oaks of Western Springs


5816 B Wolf Road, Unit 4 2nd floor 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo with a 1 car garage. Originally listed for $239,900 and recently lowered to $199,900 this condo was on the market for 164 days. It closed for a sale price of $185,000. Call me if you are planning on selling-Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty 708-334-5356

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Closed in Ridgewood of Western Springs


907 Lawn Ct. in Ridgewood 5 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath on nice street. Family room with cathedral ceiling, French doors to paver patio. This home was on the market for 349 days. It originally listed for $799,000 and was last listed at $699,900. It closed for $665,000. There are some nice buys out there-give me a call. Linda Hanley Kelly-708-334-5356! Closing date Sept.8th, 2008

Closed in Field Park of Western Springs

4029 Johnson Avenue in Field Park...Original Sears home was completely updated with brand new kitchen and two new bathrooms. Listed at $545,000, reduced to $529,000 and closed at $510,000. It also had a 2 1/2 car garage. On the market for 122 days. When looking for a home call Linda Hanley Kelly, 708-334-5356!

Sold in Old Town of Western Springs



4352 Prospect Avenue This vintage home was originally listed for $775,000. It was reduced 30 days later to $499,900 and than to $489,900. It closed on Oct. 10, 2008 for $438,000. This home had alley access and could be combined with the parcel next door to give it an overall lot size of 126 x 140.786. Market time was 106 days. Call me today for a home appraisal. Linda Hanley Kelly, 708-334-5356

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Looking to build in Springdale of Western Springs?


70 x 125 lot on great block. Located on 51st Place in Springdale this would be a nice lot to build on. Home is now listed for under $400,000. Call me to see this home. Keep it as a rental until you are ready to build. Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty
708-334-5356. I live right down the block on Clausen.

Closed in Springdale of Western Springs


5233 Howard in Springdale was on the market for 543 days. It started at $479,900 and was last listed for $399,000. It closed for $360,000. It had 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths and a 1 car attached garage. Bathrooms were updated and granite counters in kitchen.
Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty 708-334-5356

Monday, October 6, 2008

Tea with Your American Girl Doll


The LaGrange Area Historical Society warmly invites you to a Tea with Your American Girl doll! This year they are featuring Molly from 1944. The tea is at The Vial House, home of the LaGrange Area Historical Society, 444 S. LaGrange Road. Seatings at 11 am and 1 pm. Tea and finger sandwiches will be served plus learn about dolls that other American Girls have loved, hear a story about Molly and what was happening in LaGrange in the 1940's. Adult chaperone is required for each family. $10 per person(dolls and other lovies are welcome) Ages 8 to 11
The Tea is Saturday, November 1st.


Reservations required by October 25th. Call Lee Bence at 708-860-1429.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Closed in Forest Hills of Western Springs


4809 Grand Avenue
This home was built in 2001. It has 5 bedrooms, 6 1/2 baths, finished lower level and sits on a 100 x 187 lot. Walk to train and schools location. Listed for $1,950,000, lowered to $1,875,000 and sold for $1,660,000. Market time-159 days Closed 9/30/2008
Linda Hanley Kelly, Broker/realtor 708-334-5356

Sold- Forest Hills of Western Springs

5220 Central Avenue
Built in 2002 this home sits on a 75 x 149 lot. It has 5 BRs, 4 baths and a finished basement complete with a second kitchen. Originally listed at 1,149,000 and lowered to 1,100,000 it closed for $1,030.00. Closed 10/1/2008 362 days on the market
Linda Hanley Kelly, broker/realtor 708-334-5356

Sold and Closed in Old Town of Western Springs

4311 Western Avenue
Custom built in 2004 this home has 5 BR, 4 1/2 baths, large screened porch and a finished 3rd floor. Originally listed at 1,125,000 it closed for $938,175.00. It was on the market for 130 days. Closed 9/30/2008 Linda Hanley Kelly broker/realtor 708-334-5356

Lyons Township High School Homecoming

Homecoming is coming...mark your calendars for The Big Day. October 11, 2008