Thursday, June 24, 2010

For Sale 508 45th in Western Springs(Ridge Acres)

Nice,fresh listing in walk to train location. Hardwood floors throughout, updated kitchen, pretty landscaping. Just listed in the MLS. 3 bedroom, 1 bath on a 75 x 100 lot. Built in 1929 the asking price is $385,000. Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

For Sale 5429 Central Avenue Western Springs(Forest Hills)

Well kept 2 bedroom 1 bath home on 50 x 187 lot. Built in 1956.
Having worked and lived in Western Springs for the past 30+ years I know the area. I have always been a full-time agent and a member of the MLS service. I am proud of our town and would love to help you find a home in it. However, if you would like to see other areas I will happily show them to you.....Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

French Market in Western Springs

Today, Thursday from 2-7.....I think it is going to be a lovely day. I have picked up wonderful breads there, beautiful flowers, fruits and vegetables. Today I may just go look at jewelry for myself! Every Thursday through October. Remember the Water Tower is open during French Market. If you have never taken your kids through it how about today???

Friday, June 26th Gathering on the Green in Western Springs

Hurry on over to the Water Tower in downtown Western Springs this Friday night from 5-10pm. One of the nicest summer festivals in the area. Bands, food vendors, rides and more. Stop at Hillgrove Wine Cellars on the corner for a free wine tasting. Fun for the whole family.

This event is brought to you by the Western Springs Business Association(I am a member). We use the money raised to give local students scholarships. This year we gave 6 scholarships to students who work for members of the WSBA. Come meet them!

LT Alumni performing this summer at Second CityInformation on the two Ben's at Second City,western-springs-secondcity-062410-s1.article Read the article about the two Ben's from Lyons Township High School who will be performing this summer at Second City. It is the late show but why not go downtown and see them. Later, when they are famous you can say I saw them in 2010!

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Closed: 1000 Oak, Old Town of Western Springs

On the market in 2006 for $1,189,000 and listed this year for $925,00. Sold in 7 days this year for $880,000. 4 bedroom, 2 and 1/2 baths. Great curb appeal on a corner in Old Town.

Closed: 3922 Howard, Western Springs, Field Park

Closed on June 21, 2010 for $1,250,000. Listed for $1,500,000. On the market for 104 days. Closed in July of 2008 for $1,350,000. 5 bedroom, 5 full and 2 half baths.

For Sale: Old Town, 3928 Central, Western Springs

50 x 153 lot, $1,050,000. 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath brich two story.

For Sale: 4474 Gilbert Avenue, Western Springs

3 bedroom, 1 1/2 Bath bi-level built in 1959. $359,900

For Rent: 4471 Lawn Avenue, Western Springs

First floor restaurant....over 4900 square feet. Call for details. $25.00 per square foot.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Closed: 5520 Heritage Ct., Western Springs

On the market for 19 days. Built in 200 this unit had a finished basement, 3 bedrooms, 2 full and 2 half baths. Listed for $509,000 and sold for $480,000.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Closed: 5124 Fair Elms, Forest Hills

On the market for 765 days. Offered as a lot for $459,000 originally and lowred to $299,900. It closed on June 18,2010 for $280,000. Offered during the 765 days as a new home for as high as $1,249,000 and as low as $989,000. Two bedroom on 65 x 150 lot.
Linda Hanley Kelly, CRR, 708-334-5356

3971 Western Avenue in Old Town FOR RENT

$1850 per month for this nice brick ranch in Laidlaw school district. Walk to parks and school. 2 fireplaces, large eat-in kitchen, 3 full baths and a finished basement plus a detached 2 car garage.

Closed: 4709 Fair Elms, Forest Hills

On the market for 622 days. Started at $514,000 and lowered to $310,000. Sold for $270,000 and closed on June 14, 2010. Builders or rehabbers delight! Located off 47th street...lot 87x150.
Linda Hanley Kelly, 708-334-5356 CRR

I just listed 919 N. Stone, LaGrange Park(Harding Woods)

Listed last night. This is a very special block that ends at the Forest Preserve. 75 foot frontage and a cape cod with lovely, large living room and dining room, center entrance, French door to patio and a newer 2 car garage and cement drive. Hardwood floors and bay windows plus 2 fireplaces. Add some updating and enjoy the home as is or add-on. Great potential and a location you are sure to love! Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356 Call now to SEE!

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Multiple Offers!!!

There have been a couple of homes here in Western Springs that have gotten multiple offers in the last few weeks!!! Also quite a few homes have sold for over a million. Don't believe everything you read. The market is not dead.

Call me, Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356 FULL-TIME broker for over 30 years.

Closed: 3917 Linden, Western Springs(Field Park)

On the market for 310 days. Built in 2006 and sits on a 59 x 129 lot. 5 bedroom, 5 1/2 bath originally listed for $1,299,000 and reduced to $1,194,000. This home closed on June 15, 2010 for $1,000,000.00.

Closed: 1445 Walnut, Western Springs(Old Town)

Home was on the market for 409 Days. Originally listed for $1,225,000 and reduced to $1,149,000. Sold for $1,075,000 and closed on June 15, 2010. 52x150 lot, built 2005, 5 bedroom, 4 1/2 bath.
Call me if you would like a free appraisal! Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

St. John of the Cross Annual Garage Sale

Don't miss this wonderful garage sale. At the School on Wolf Road and 51st Street. June 19th from 9 am until 2 pm. They have everything you can imagine and layed out for easy viewing. Furniture, clothes, toys, housewares, etc. Stop by-you are bound to find something. 1/2 price bag sale on Monday after the sale.

Monday, June 14, 2010

4637 Clausen, Western Springs, Ridge Acres

4637 Clausen Avenue, Western Springs. This little 2 bedroom, 1 bath home sits on a deep lot. Add-on, teardown or just remodel and enjoy home ownership here in Western Springs. Walk to Garden Market Shopping Center. Only $225,000 Lot Size: 53 x 213

3921 Hampton, Western Springs Old Town

Asking $586,750. This home has 4 bedrooms, 3 baths. Located close to Laidlaw Grade School and parks.
I love representing Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

Saturday, June 12, 2010

1110 Park Lane, Western Springs(Ridgewood)

Rehabbed ranch listed for $489,000 and reduced to $484,000. Closed for $440,000 June 10th. 67 days on the market. 4 bedroom, 3 bath with a detached 2 car garage

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

4045 Linden, Western Springs, Field Park FOR SALE

Nice brick 3 story home in an excellent neighborhood. 5 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bath, family room.

$729000 Call me-I would love to show you homes. Linda Hanley Kellyk, 708-334-5356 CRR

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Rental 281 N Wilmette Avenue, Westmont

I have just listed 281 N Wilmette Avenue in Westmont for rent. $1780 a month. Just a few blocks to downtown Westmont and the train. Lots of great restaurants in their little town. Complex only has 7 townhomes. This is the center unit in the back of the complex. Attached 2 car garage and visitor parking lot. 3 story w/2 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, loft, patio and balcony.

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

For Sale: 4377 Central, Western Springs(Old Town)

Charming home close to town and train. 3 bedroom, 2 bath for $569,000.

Looking for an agent to represent you when purchasing a home? Please give me a call. I have many years experience as a full-time realtor in this area. I love helping you put together a deal that will work for you. Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

For Rent: 5715 Lawn Avenue, Western Springs(Ridgewood)

4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home for rent for $2750. per month.

For Rent: 3829 Woodland Avenue, Western Springs (Old Town)

3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home for $2800 per month

Just Listed: 6660 Brainard Ave, Unit 204, Countryside

Scale down-start out in this lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo in excellent location. Just 20 minutes to Chicago and a quick trip to the airport. Located by the forest preserve. Condo has been recently updated with new kitchen and bathrooms, new flooring. Call today to see...Listed by Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356 Only $129,900.
Complex has an outdoor pool-get in now and enjoy!

Sunday, June 6, 2010

CPR Classes at the Western Springs Fire Department

June 9th 4-6 pm and 6-8pm and June 17th 10-noon and 6-8pm. Classes are $5.oo per person.
Come on over to the Western Springs Fire Department, 4353 Wolf Road, Western Springs and learn CPR.

Saturday, June 5, 2010

For Sale 658 Courtland Circle, Western Springs, Springdale

Big home in Springdale for only $799900. 5 Bedrooms, 3 Full, 3 half baths.
Linda Hanley Kelly, CRR, 708-334-5356

For Sale: 4056 Hampton, Western Springs, Old Town

3 Bedroom, 2 1/2 bath for $689,000. Short Sale. Linda Hanley Kelly, CRR, 708-334-5356

For Sale: 5804 Wolf Unit B4, Ridgewood Oaks, Western Springs

2 bedroom,2 bath for only $184,500. Call me to show it to you. Listed in the MLS.
Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

Open House: 4301 Eberly, Brookfield $258,000

This is a really nice townhome off East Avenue. Right down the block from the LaGrange Park District and only 8 blocks to downtown LaGrange. Lyons Township High School. 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, 2 car attached garage. Upgraded high-end appliances, hardly lived in unit. Come see tomorrow, June 6th from 1 pm to 3 pm. Owner is offering closing cost credit.

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

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Sold 4831 Commonwealth, Western Springs, Commonwealty in the Village

Builders model originally listed for $355,000. Sold for $230,000 after being lowered to $295,000. 416 days on the market. 2 Bedroom, 2 bath.

Linda Hanley Kelly, CRR, 708-334-5356

Sold 4341 Franklin,Western Springs (Field Park)

New construction.On the market for $425,000 for 31 days. Closed on June 3rd, 2010 for $400,000. Foreclosure Sale. 31 days on the market. 2 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath.

Linda Hanley Kelly,CRR, 708-334-5356

Sold 5217 Ellington, Western Springs Springdale

Large Bi-level in Springdale. Built in 1961. On the market for 18 days. Asking 459,000 and sold for$449,000. Some updating done. 4 bedroom, 3 bath.

Linda Hanley Kelly, CRR. 708-334-5356

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Closed: 4300 Hampton,Western Springs, Old Town

On the market for 310 days. This was a short sale. Listed for $549,000 and lowered to $449,000. Sale price $417,000 on June 1, 2010. Sold on June 30, 2010 for $472,000.

Linda Hanley Kelly, CRR, 708-334-5356

Closed: 3921 Franklin, Western Springs, Field Park

Charming ranch with a one car attached garage,2 bedrooms, 1 bath on a 60 x 131 lot. On the market for 87 days. Listed at $409,900, lowered to $389,900 and closed on June 1, 2010 for $365,000. Linda Hanley Kelly, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 708-334-5356

New Listing:607 50th Place,Western Springs (Springdale)

3 bedroom, 2 bath brick ranch on a crawl. $429,000

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