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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, April 30, 2010

4145 Forest Avenue, Western Springs, Old Town

Charming Old Town home with hardwood floors, open kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths in great walk to school and park location. Just listed in the MLS for $547,500....screen porch.

I can represent you as a buyer's agent and offer you my years of experience when writing up and presenting the sales contract. Linda Hanley Kelly, full-time broker 708-334-5356 CRR

3904 Rose Avenue, Western Springs, Old Town

For sale: Older home on 50 x 125 lot for $325,000
Call me to see this home or any other home in the MLS. I can often show you for sale by owners too! Let me negotiate the deal for you. Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

New Listing in MLS....313 Burlington,Western Springs 2 flat

313 Burlington Avenue, Western Springs
Side-by-side units with basements.3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath on one side and 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath on the other side. Asking$385,000

Come see it now....Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

Home for Sale 3920 Grove, Western Springs

3920 Grove in Old Town in Western Springs 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and a 2 car garage
Listed for $719,900. Walk to school and parks Enjoy the front porch this summer. New in the MLS....Linda Hanley Kelly, 708-334-5356, Charles Rutenberg Realty

Monday, April 26, 2010

Knitting Circle at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library in Western Springs

April 29th, 2010 from 1-3 pm. Join other knitters in the Library's Board Room. Conversation, knitting and light refreshments! Every skill level welcome. Newcomers welcome. There is always someone willing to answer questions. No registration required. Future dates:May 13th, and 27th from 1-3 pm. Come enjoy fellowship and learn a new stitch!

Vines for Shade at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library

7 pm on Wed. April 28th, 2010. Learn from Nina Koziol, garden writer, the plant combinations that thrive in sites offering full shade to part shade.

Tuesday night from 6 to 8:30 pm Annual Spring Rummage Sale at the First Congregational Church of Western Springs

Tuesday night and Wed. from 10 am to noon and half-price from 6-8:30 pm on Wed.

Two flat in Western Springs 4436 Franklin Avenue

Built in 1961 this two flat is walk to train. Hardwood floors and basements. $379,900....call me to represent you as a buyer agent.....Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

Two flat for sale in Western Springs 4436 Franklin Avenue, Field Park

New listing in the mls 1961 two flat with hardwood floors and basements for each unit. Parking

Walk to train....$379,900
Call me to see this great investment.
Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

5204 Ellington Avenue, Western Springs(Springdale) Home for Sale


Just listed in the MLS. One owner home with 5 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and 2 car garage. Updated and ready to move into.....Let me be your buyer agent-Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty 708-334-5356

Sunday, April 25, 2010

St. John of the Cross Women's Club 15th Annual Flower Sale

Hurry orders due this Wednesday, the 28th of April. Pick-up is Wednesday,May 5th 11:30 am until 5 pm in the handicapped parking lot north of the church. Proceeds from this fundraiser benefit St. John of the Cross parish and school. Call Kelly, 708-246-7511 or Karen, 708-784-1629 for order form. Some examples: 7" Hydrangeas for $22, 12" Deco-pot Geraniums for $32, 4 1/2" potted plants for $3.50, hanging baskets for $18 and much more.

St. John of the Cross Parish School Production - Broadway Bound

Show Dates for Broadway Bound are April 29, 30 and May 1 at 7 PM
Ticket order forms are available at: The Parish Center, School Office and School Website. Direct questions to 708-732-0307 http://www.sjcpsinfo.org/Play%20Broadway%20Bound%20%202010/index.htm

Saturday, April 24, 2010

First Congregation Church of Western Springs Annual Rummage Sale

April 27th and April 28th at the First Congregational Church at 1106 Chestnut Avenue, Western Springs
Clothing, books, toys, housewares, home furnishings and sporting equipment. No Strollers allowed in sale. Local checks accepted. 6-8:30 pm on the 27th and 10 am to noon on the 28th. http://www.congo.workwebsite.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=499&Itemid=200

Thomas Ford Memorial Library Book Sale


8 am to 2 pm...TODAY, April 24th and 8 am to 2 pm TOMORROW, April 25th. The sale features hardcover and softcover books as well as music and audio books.
Library is at 800 Chestnut Avenue, Western Springs, Il 708-246-0520 http://www.fordlibrary.org/
Thinking of buying or selling your home? Call me,Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

Friday, April 23, 2010

4731 Grand Avenue, Western Springs (Forest Hills)

4731 Grand Avenue - Listed for 37 days in 2009 at $1,189,000. Back on in 2010 for $1,199,000 and sold in 4 days for $1,150,000. Closed on April 22nd, 2010. Built in 1910 and an addition, lot 60 x 187, 4 Bedroom, 3 1/2 bath, 2 car garage, 2 fireplaces and only a 2 block walk to the train!!!!

Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Houses for sale in Western Springs New Listings!


Field Park Charmer....
4200 Franklin Avenue, Western Springs
4 bedroom, 2 bath $420,000
These homes are new in the MLS
I can help you find your dream home in Western Springs....


1000 Oak, Western Springs Old Town
Classic home with incredible curb appeal, wow LL, screen porch, 4 br, 2 1/2 bath $925,000


Call me to represent you as a buyer's broker...





3910 Lawn, Western Springs
Old Town New home 5 Bedroom
5 1/2 bath $1,124,000
Call me to represent you as a buyer's broker....full-time agent in Western Springs for the past 30 years!

4835 Wolf Road, Western Springs Charming cottage style home on 66 x 215 lot attractively priced at $365,000....call me to be your buyer's broker!

Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

Monday, April 19, 2010

Closed: 4450 Clausen Avenue, Western Springs(Ridge Acres)




This home was on the market for 667 days. Originally listed in July 2006 for $1,299,000 it was just a home that was not built yet. In Mid-2006 they put it at $515,000 in an attempt to sell the house that was on the lot. Back on in April 2008 for $1,549,000-price went up in Sept. 2008 to $1,629,000. High end home with 6200 sq. ft-4 levels on a 50 x 213 lot. 3 car garage. Reported closed in the MLS on April 19, 2010 for $1,360,000.
Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356




Lyons Township High School Spring Art Show


Show is open to the public. Admission is free!!! Place is the South Campus Corral, 4940 S. Willow Springs Road, Western Springs. Here is your chance to see the award winning student artwork from every medium. Hours: 4/30 3-5pm, 5/1 10 am-4 pm, 5/2 noon to 4 pm,
5/3 3-8:30 pm, May 4-7 3 - 5 pm, May 9th noon-4pm.


Grand Avenue Preschool

Grand Avenue Preschool has opened enrollment for the 2010-11 school year. Classes are available for 3 year old, 4 year old and pre-kindergarten children. Morning and afternoon slots are availabe as well as all day programs. 708-246-2270 Grand Avenue Preschool in Western Springs is conveniently located to the train. http://www.grandavenuepreschool.com/

Sunday, April 18, 2010

5228 Lawn, Forest Hills of Western Springs


Built in 2008 this home just came on the market for $1,675,000. Listed in the MLS I can show you this and many other homes. Linda Hanley Kelly, CRR,708-334-5356

New Listing 4034 Lawn, Western Springs Old Town

New Listing in the MLS....3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath Sears home in walk to train and town location.
Linda Hanley Kelly, CRR, 708-334-5356

For sale in Springdale of Western Springs....Vacant lot 5221 Ellington

70 x 125 lot for $299,000. Hurry this won't last!
Listed in the MLS.....Call me to negotiate your sale. Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

Closed: 3819 Johnson Avenue, Western Springs (Field Park)

On the market for 488 days this home started at $739,000. Last list price was $629,000 and home sold for $540,000 as a short sale. 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath with a family room.

Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

Closed: 4021 Ellington Avenue, Western Springs(Field Park)

On the market for 164 days. Originally listed for $539,000 and lowered to $499,000. This home closed on April 16, 2010 for $418,200. 3 Bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, 1 car garage on 60 x 131 lot. Home needed updating.
Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty,708-334-5356

Closed: 4204 Forest, Western Springs (Old Town)

4 Bedroom,3 bath home close to schools and park in Old Town. Closed on May of 2007 for $610,000. Listed $625,000 and sold right away for $605,000.
Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty 708-334-5356

Friday, April 16, 2010

For sale 5217 Ellington Avenue, Western Springs (Springdale)


Just listed in the MLS. 4 bedroom, 3 bath bi-level built in 1961. Listed with Prime Properties. Call me to represent you as a buyer agent. Linda Hanley Kelly, CRR, Broker 708-334-5356

3921 Ellington, Western Springs (Field Park)


Just listed in the MLS
3 Bedroom, 2 Full, 2 half baths on a 55 x 131. Updated....$669,000

Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356 Broker

Thursday, April 15, 2010

New Listing in Old Town of Western Springs 1212 Chestnut Avenue

1212 Chestnut is a 4 bedroom 3 1/2 bath with an additional bedroom in the LL. 50 x 130 lot. $799,000. Call me to show you this nice colonial.
Listed with Adams and Myers

New Listing in Western Springs 4805 Woodland


Built in 2002 this 5 Bedroom, 5 full, 2 half bath home sits on a 70 x 187 lot. 3 car garage in walking distance to schools, parks, town and train. $1,895,000. Call me to represent you as a buyer agent-708-334-5356. Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty Listed by Re/Max Properties

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Closed:5730 Ridgewood Drive, Western Springs(Ridgewood)

On the market for 1078 days. Originally listed for $509,900 and last list price of $369,000. Closed on April 14th, 2010 for $330,000.00. 3 Br, 2 1/2 bath home built in 1961. No basement and a 1 car garage.

Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty 708-334-5356

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Closed: 4735 Grand Avenue Western Springs(Forest Hills)

This brick home was only on the market for 3 days. Listed for $635,000 and sold for $600,000. 4 bedrooms, 2 full and 2 half baths on a 58 x 187 lot with a 1 car attached garage. Walk to town and train.

Information from the MLS of Northern Illinois
Linda Hanley Kelly, CRR, 708-334-5356

Home sold:5220 Fair Elms, Western Springs (Forest Hills)


3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath on 50 x 150 lot with 1 car attached garage. On the market for 165 days-listed $349,900 and lowered to $339,900 closed for $320,000 on April 13, 2010.
Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

Monday, April 12, 2010

St John of the Cross in Western Springs "Ring in the Spring" Boutique Shopping Night

April 15, 6:30 - 10:30 pm Come shop for fun, unique gifts. Eat, drink, laugh, shop-no RSVP necessary. Admission $5.00-come and bring some friends. There will be unique jewelry, fun belts, cool t-shirts, leather purses, Swarovski Crystal flip flops, First Communion and Graduation gifts, Beijo bags, monogrammed items, Gigi Hill totes, home accessories, painted signs and stools, picture frames, little girl hats/hair clips and refreshments. Brought to you by The Saint John of the Cross Women's Club.

Contract pending 910 Elm, Western Springs

This home is located at 910 Elm in Old Town South. There is a contract pending on it. Two new homes have been listed in the MLS last week in this location. Excellent area close to town, train, parks. Great place to live and fun for the whole family. I raised 3 children in this neighborhood. We lived on the 4600 block of Grand for 23 years. They loved walking to town and Spring Rock Park.

Call me to list or buy....Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

919 Elm, Western Springs-For Sale

919 Elm, Western Springs
Old Town South just a block to the Burlington Northern train. This home is listed for $549,000. 5 br, 2 1/2 bath on 50 x 170 lot. Listed last week in the MLS.
Available to show you homes in the Western Suburbs. Full-time broker experienced in negotiating sales! Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Home for Sale: 818 47th Street, Western Springs

Looking to get into Western Springs?? This home listed in the MLS has been reduced to $240,000. It originally started over $300,000. It is 2 blocks to the train and town. There are 3 bedrooms, 1 bath. You can walk to Starbucks and Spring Rock Park from here. If you would like to see this property I would be happy to show it to you. I have access to hundreds of homes in the Western Suburbs and would love to take you to see them. Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

closed: 3917 Woodland Avenue, Western Springs (Old Town)


This Charming brick English in Old Town was on the market for 3 days. Listed for $539,900 and sold for $527,500. 3 Bedrooms, 1 1/2 bath built in 1933.
Closed April 7th,2010.
Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356 full-time broker in Western Springs

Homes for Sale: 4096 Western Avenue, Western Springs

This home is only 5 years old. 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath. Just reduced to $775,000 Come take a look! Call me, Linda at 708-334-5356 Broker on this home Re/Max

For Sale: 4626 Lawn Avenue, Western Springs

New in the MLS this week. 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath with many updates. Truly a walk to train location. Call to see this or any other home listed. Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

Highlands Middle School Honored

The Highlands Middle School was honored with the "Apple Exemplary Program" recogniton for 2009-2010. Highlands Middle School is among only 38 educational technology programs nationwide to achieve this new recognition from the computer company. Apple representatives will make a formal presentation to Highlands' administrators at a future 106 Board Meeting. The La Grange Highlands School is attended by students from Springdale, Ridgewood and Timber Trails in Western Springs. Congratulations to the staff members who have spent hours upon hours engaged in professional development and planning in order to align their lessons with best practices for the 21st century....is it too late for me to go to middle school???

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Homes for sale in Western Springs


Here are some of the recent listings on the MLS. Some are new, some are relists with new prices. 4310 Prospect Avenue in Old Town of Western Springs-5 BR, 3 1/2 bath on a wide lot for $869,900. Here's a great one-Charming Sears home oozing with charm....4029 Johnson Avenue in Field Park of Western Springs for $524,900-Pictured! Call me-I can show you anything listed in the mls-I can also show you many for sale by owners. I have 30 years of experience selling homes in this town. I currently own two. One in Springdale and one in Field Park. The one I own in Springdale is for sale for $549,000. It was completely renovated in 2007. It is at 5116 Clausen Avenue. It is a brick ranch with an attached two car garage. Hardwood floors throughout, new kitchen, windows, roof, woodwork, doors, bathrooms, basement and more. Also in Springdale there is a brick ranch at 5205 Howard Avenue for $460,000. Nice solid home in need of updating. In Old Town South there is a 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath two story only a block and a half from the train for $539,000-4626 Lawn Avenue, Western Springs. These are just a few of the many homes for sale in Western Springs. Let's go see some of them. I love showing and negotiating the sale! Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356 Broker.