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Posted on 06/30/2021
Another Property Sold - 57 S Knollwood Lane, Kankakee, IL 60901
Close to everything! So much to brag about with this step saver ranch in West Kankakee! Step into this brick home to find a homey foyer leading into the large living room. The large dining room leads to the eat in kitchen with walk in pantry. The kitchen steps into the attached garage with access to the crawl space and attic. Most of the home has hardwood floors. Period bathroom with tile floor and ceramic tiled wall. Both bedrooms are spacious with the master having 2 closets. Most of the larger items have been updated. New roof in 2014, new water heater in 2014, carpet in LR approx. 2019, new furnace and central air in 2016. Just a short...
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Posted on 06/30/2021
Another Property Sold - 212 Tiverton Road, Kankakee, IL 60901
SPACIOUS & UPDATED 3 bedroom, 2/1 bath home in desirable East Shore Acres! And what a great layout - perfect for comfortable family life & chic entertaining: There is a wide, welcoming foyer; elegant sunken LR; a bright DR - easily formal or casual; cozy FR w/cool textured brick fireplace, and GORGEOUS chef's kitchen w/quartz counters, loads of custom cabinetry, and adorable atrium breakfast nook. The sunny BRs are upstairs, and the huge master has a separate office/lounge + WIC + fab private bath. The unfinished basement would make into a fine rec room, or use as is for storage. The outdoor space is a treat: There is a beautiful...
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Posted on 06/29/2021
2715F N 13350 E. Road E, Momence, IL 60954 is now new to the market!
Waterfront cabin on the Kankakee River! Located on Vails Island, this quiet little home is being sold "as is" with all the stuff remaining. Priced for condition. Put some sweat equity into this home and use it for a weekend getaway, summer cabin or just a reasonably priced home to live in year round. Nearby is Momence and the Indiana State line, Rt 114, I-41, I-65, I-57, Rt 1 and I-355 for just over an hour drive to Chicago or Champaign/Urbana. Visit with your friends and family to get away from it all but have the conveniences of a small town within 5 minutes! The small bedroom is better fitted for an office or a den. Priced very...
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Posted on 06/28/2021
Ditch the Baby Gates: How to Keep Pets Out of Certain Rooms
Image by gabriele gabi from Pixabay Upon moving into a new home, it’s important to keep your pets out of certain rooms as they get used to their new space. While you could use baby gates for that purpose, they are often cumbersome to have put up all over the house. Instead, use any or all of these...
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Posted on 06/25/2021
Bourbonnais, IL Real Estate Market Update 6/25/2021
Click here to view Bourbonnais, IL blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 06/25/2021
2007 Stone Hedge Court, Kankakee, IL 60901 is now new to the market!
This location is for the active family! This home is for those with discriminating tastes on a reasonable budget! This exceptional home is located within 2 miles to I-57 Exit 308, WalMart, shopping, Kankakee Airport, less than a mile to Kankakee Community College, ice skating rink, waterpark, forest preserve, Kankakee River, marina, softball parks, bike trail, state park, boat launch and more! Just over 5 minutes to Downtown Kankakee with activities and shops such as Out On A Limb, Moon Cookie Gallery, Grapes and Hops, Love Christian Gifts, Majestic Theater, Kankakee Library, Kankakee Farmers Market, Harold & Jean Miner Festival Square...
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Posted on 06/21/2021
How to Choose the Perfect Plant for Any Zodiac Sign
If you’re choosing a houseplant for yourself or as a gift, it’s hard to know where to begin. With so many options and different care needs, the world of indoor plants can be intimidating. However, one fun way to choose is by zodiac sign. This is an excellent birthday gift idea and a way to get your own...
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Posted on 06/18/2021
Lot 26 Shorewood Estates Street, St. Anne, IL 60964 is now new to the market!
Beautiful lot for custom home! Near Elks Country Club in new Shorewood Estates. Tranquil upscale area with many amenities- golf, swimming, fishing, hiking, stables, wildlife, and waterfowl. Ten minutes to I-57. Protective covenants and architectural guidelines. Approx. 1 acre lot across from the Kankakee River! Call anytime for information. Start...
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Posted on 06/18/2021
Lot 11 Shorewood Estates Drive, St. Anne, IL 60964 is now new to the market!
Approx. 552 feet of riverfront property with trees on 4+ acres at the rivers edge! Located outside of floodplain! Beautiful lot for custom home. Near Elks Country Club in new Shorewood Estates. Tranquil upscale area with many amenities- golf, swimming, fishing, hiking, stables, wildlife, and waterfowl. Ten minutes to I-57. Protective covenants and architectural guidelines. Call for details. Start...
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Posted on 06/18/2021
Lot 25 Shorewood Estates Street, St. Anne, IL 60964 is now new to the market!
Beautiful lot for custom home. Near Elks Country Club in new Shorewood Estates. Tranquil upscale area with many amenities- golf, swimming, fishing, hiking, stables, wildlife, and waterfowl. Ten minutes to I-57. Protective covenants and architectural guidelines. Approx. 1.06 acre lot across from the Kankakee River. Call anytime for information. Start...
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Posted on 06/14/2021
Drawbacks of Financing Your Mortgage through a Credit Union
Image by Burst from Pexels Buying a home is an exciting time. As you start to comb through listings and decide you’re ready to take the plunge to purchase, you’ll want to pursue getting pre-approved for a mortgage. This way, you'll know how much you're approved for and can shop for homes within your price range. Additionally, having...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Another Property Sold - 1035 S Elm Avenue, Kankakee, IL 60901
This updated home close to river, parks and country club has loads of charm! Are you looking for an area with an active lifestyle? Walking distance to a riverfront park with walking trails, 8 tennis courts, shuffleboard, the historic district, the riverfront, another park with at least 3 ball diamonds, tennis courts, boat launches and country club. Also close to highly rated Kankakee Farmers Market in downtown Kankakee along with businesses such as Station Street Cafe, Moon Cookie Gallery, Grapes and Hops, Rigos Cafe, Stefari Cafe and more! Walking in to this home creates a welcome feeling with the hardwood floors, crown molding, large...
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