Blog by Kevin Van Eck

2945 N. Hermitage, unit C, Chicago, IL

October 15th, 2009

I just finished uploading this Townhome for sale, 2945 N. Hermitage, unit C, Chicago, IL

Come see this sunny, contemporary townhome with four levels of living. One of the largest floor plans in Wellington Park has 3823 square feet of living and a two car garage. Wonderful main floor with large rooms for entertaining. Features include open kitchen with large granite island (we dubbed it a "con ...

1739 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago, IL

October 15th, 2009

I just finished uploading this Townhome for sale, 1739 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago, IL

Fantastic Wellington Park townhome with 4 beds, 3 baths on 4 levels. 1st floor bed & bath, 2-car garage+2-car pad. Up to huge living/dining room w/gas fireplace & kitchen with stainless GE & granite kitchen. 3rd floor master suite & marble bath + 2 more beds. 4th floor penthouse & roof decks. Tall ceilings ...

Lockport, Manhattan offer cash to lure reluctant homebuyers to settle here

October 13th, 2009

Manhattan, Lockport and Chicago Heights are offering thousands of dollars to people who buy homes in their communities. The goal is to attract residents who will stimulate the local economy. 

In one town, it's shiny new appliances, fluffy carpets and gleaming countertops. In another, it's older homes -- some in blighted neighborhoods -- and most without any luxurious amenities.

But the idea i ...