Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t Like 2008
With all the headlines and talk in the media about the shift in the housing market, you might be thinking this is a housing bubble. It's only natural for those thoughts to creep in that make you think it could be a repeat of what took place in 2008. But the good news...
Two Questions Every Homebuyer Should Ask Themselves Right Now
Rising interest rates have begun to slow an overheated housing market as monthly mortgage payments have risen dramatically since the beginning of the year. This is leaving some people who want to purchase a home priced out of the market and others wondering if now is...
Saving for a Down Payment? Here’s What You Should Know.
As you set out to buy a home, saving for a down payment is likely top of mind. But you may still have questions about the process, including how much to save and where to start. If that sounds like you, your down payment could be more in reach than you originally...
The Cost Of Waiting For Mortgage Rates To Go Down
Mortgage rates have increased significantly in recent weeks. And that may mean you have questions about what this means for you if you’re planning to buy a home. Here’s some information that can help you make an informed decision when you set your homebuying plans....
To-Dos: Your October Home Checklist
Friday FOOTEnotes Friday, September 30, 2022The leaves are falling, pumpkins are showing up at market, and the cozy comforts of home beckon — it must be October. Make the most of this month’s bountiful harvest, get some exercise raking leaves in the brisk air, and...
Come See Us at SUMMERSFEST at the ZOO!
Friday FOOTEnotes Friday, July 8, 2022Help us celebrate our animals during Summerfest at Randall Oaks Zoo! Randall Oaks Zoo SummerfestJuly 30 9a-5p Enjoy the long days of Summer with a fun festival at Randall Oaks Zoo! -Make and take a wind chime craft for kids ($3...
Think Home Prices are Going to Fall? Think Again!
Friday FOOTEnotes Friday, July 22, 2022From Keeping Current Matters Over the last two years, the rate of home prices appreciated at a dramatic pace. While that led to incredible equity gains for homeowners, it's also caused some buyers to wonder if home prices will...
Is Homeownership Still the American Dream?
Defining the American Dream is highly personal…does it still include homeownership?
Reinvigorate Your Living Spaces With These Simple Changes
Simple changes you can make to reinvent your current spaces
Algonquin was originally home to the Potawatomi tribe and was colonized in 1834.
The town of West Dundee offers historic charm in a small town.
A lively, suburban neighborhood located 40 miles northeast of Chicago.