Wednesday, August 1, 2012
631 Glendale Drive offers nearly one half acre of land and 3,700 square feet of colonial luxury.
From elegant and stately mansions to modern, environmentally-friendly abodes, The North Shore is chock-full of one-of-a-kind homes. Each week, Patch will feature one ‘Wow House’ that caught our attention. This week, a Glenview stunner situated in the Village’s elite Glenayre Park steals the show. Listed at nearly $2.5 million, this dream home boasts five bedrooms, six baths and unmatched attention to detail. Here, take a peek inside, and see what this high-end price tag fetches in 60025. Is your home a ‘Wow’ House? Want to nominate a spectacular, unusual or just plain cool property on the North Shore? E-mail us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Congressman holds a roundtable to gain local input on improving the housing climate.
Get a room full of real estate industry leaders and the person who called the meeting could get an earful on the current housing market. That is what happened to Rep. Robert Dold (R-Kenilworth) Tuesday morning in his Northbrook office when he invited 10 real estate professionals from different parts of the industry to his office for a roundtable discussion. “There was a high level of frustration in the room,” Dold said after the meeting. “This is a first step. There will be more meetings. This was a meeting to get an idea of what we in the role of government can do." Dold’s agenda included foreclosure, loan modification and refinancing, under water properties, real estate values, mortgages, stumbling blocks to doing business and other …
Friday, January 6, 2012
Patch catches up with the Cook County Board of Review Commissioner before he hosts a seminar in Northfield Township next week.
Do all those property tax numbers make your eyes squint? If you're looking for some clarity, you're in luck. Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak will host a property tax seminar in Northfield Township on Wednesday, Jan. 11. The event is at 7 p.m. at the Bernard Weinger Jewish Community Center, 300 Revere Dr. in Northbrook. Patch talked with Patlak to learn more about the seminars. Related: Understanding Your Cook County Property Taxes Patch: Why is it important for residents to attend the property tax seminars? Patlak: No one should pay more than their fair share of taxes. Therefore, any property owner who believes they may be overassessed owes it to themselves to attend a Board of Review Assessment Appeal Seminar to find …