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Vol. 5, Iss. 9, Office News: Web Site Helps Dog Owners Find Homes

DogPads.net is a real estate Web site geared toward dog owners who are looking to purchase a Chicago area home. Real estate broker associate Jim Gramata, Keller Williams Lincoln Park Realty, recently launched his dog-centric home buying Web site

Vol. 5, Iss. 9, Office News: Stonebridge of Lake Bluff Wins National Awards

New England Builders was named a winner in the 2008 Best of 50+ Housing Awards, a design and marketing competition for the 50-plus housing industry presented by the National Association of Home Builders. Stonebridge of Lake Bluff won in

Vol. 5, Iss. 9, Office News: Daley Receives Gale Cincotta Neighborhood Partnership Award

More than 700 neighborhood leaders and partners of Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS) of Chicago celebrated its 32nd anniversary at a an awards dinner at Hyatt Regency Chicago’s grand ballroom. The dinner, which raised over $400,000 in support of NHS

Vol. 5, Iss. 9, New Construction: Willow Place, Wheeling

Located on the south side of Wheeling, Willow Place offers two floor plans measuring 1,789 square feet to 2,012 square feet. Townhomes come standard with three bedrooms, two and one-half bathrooms and attached two-car, rear-loading garages. Base prices range

Vol. 5, Iss. 9, New Construction: Oakwood Shores, Bronzeville

Oakwood Shores, a new Chicago lakefront neighborhood, is five minutes from downtown, surrounded by greenery, positioned between the South Loop and Hyde Park and centrally located in between proposed Olympic venues. There are over 20 different floor plans, from

Vol. 5, Iss. 9, New Construction: Country Club Villas, Joliet

Country Club Villas, made up of 122 townhomes, is the first gated-community of its kind in Joliet. Three fully furnished models are now open to showcase the single-level ranch homes. The first model, The Pinehurst, includes a large great

Vol. 5, Iss. 9, My Style: Kim Fielding, Realtor – The Real Estate Group Inc., Lakeview

Number of years in real estate: 8 years Describe your look: Classic with a pop of color or animal print What do you consider a “fashion don’t”? Always wear for the occasion. Don’t show up at a Cubs game

Vol. 5, Iss. 9, Improving Your Business: How to Upgrade Your Brainpower

By Dr. Nancy D. O’Reilly Do you recall when you were a child and you remembered everything your parents promised, like that new bike or a trip to zoo? Remember when your parents said they could not remember their

Vol. 5, Iss. 9, Improving Your Business: Find Your Ethics

By Jason Burkholder Do you know where your ethics are? That’s the question the National Association of Realtors (NAR) wants to know the answer to. As you may know, this year it’s time for us to once again complete

Vol. 5, Iss. 9, Great Listings: 1601 S. State St. #7W, Near South Side- $1,899,000

Co-op commission 2.25% This 6,000-square-foot penthouse has three bedrooms, all en-suite with bathrooms. The home has 12-foot ceilings, open-plan living and dining rooms and two family rooms. The living room features floor-to-ceiling windows, balcony access, a fireplace with granite

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