Fox Valley Market Update June 15 2019

Fox Valley Market Update June 15 2019

Fox Valley market update June 15 2019.  New listings of single family homes were up this week.  433 new this week compared to 401 the week before.  This should make buyer’s happy if they are in the price ranges that they are looking in.

2019 new listings of single family homes by the month:

  • January-878
  • February-1.032
  • March-1,731
  • April-1,594
  • May-2,004
  • June so far-834

Closing this week were slightly down. 294 this week compared to 326 the week before.  These numbers will increase as we get closer to the end of the month when most buyer’s want to close.

Closing by the month for 2019:

  • January-407
  • February-465
  • March-915
  • April-790
  • May-1,391
  • June so far-620

So far May is the biggest month for new listings and closings.

Take a look at the communities with the most activity this week:

Aurora-New 44 $109,900-$529,900                                          Closed-34 $106,000-$385,000

Batavia-New 17 $99,900-$559,870                                           Closed-12 $265,968-$482,500

Bolingbrook-New 37 $144,900-$749,000                                 Closed-16 $194,900-$385,000

Geneva-New 24 $227,500-$929,999                                        Closed-17 $229,000-$485,000

Naperville-New 76 $290,000-$1,279,000                                Closed-54 $252,000-$1,340,476

Oswego-New 24 $229,900-$375,000                                      Closed-20 $212,000-$395,000

Plainfield-New 59 $169,900-$975,000                                    Closed-32 $178,000-$765,000

Plano-New 10 $149,900-$289,900                                         Closed-3 $186,000-$265,000

St Charles/Campton Hills-New 39 $149,900-$1,299,000        Closed-25 $145,000-$833,920

Sycamore-New 10 $235,000-$409,000                                   Closed-10 $140,000-$306,000

West Chicago-New 12 $176,000-$500,000                             Closed-12 $145,000-$642,500

Yorkville-New 22 $184,700-$564,900                                     Closed-11 $211,000-$363,500

Contracts accepted this week

Fox Valley Market Update June 15 2019-Contracts accepted this week

Contracts of single family homes were slightly  down this week.  317 this week compared to 336 the week before.  That is not too far off.  So many people are busy with the end of school and graduations.  Some even out of town.

Look at the communities this week that seller’s accepted the most contracts:

Aurora-46                            Bolingbrook-22                                   Geneva-15

Naperville-48                       North Aurora-10                                 Oswego-18

Plainfield-43                        St Charles/Campton Hills-26               Yorkville-18

Contracts accepted by the month for 2019:

  • January-608
  • February-832
  • March-1,375
  • April-1,307
  • May-1,665
  • June so far-653

This gives you an idea of the closings to come and which months buyer’s found a home an acted on it.  So far May has been the best month to list a home, close on a home and get a contract accepted on a home.

Short sales accepted this week were still low.  2 accepted this week by seller’s compared to 1 the week before.  This week there was 1 each in Aurora and Bolingbrook. Now they will be submitted to the lender to see if they will also accept as written.

Seller’s accepted contracts that are contingent on the buyer closing on their current home. 10 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours, 16 with 48 hours and 3 with 24 hours.

Contracts were also accepted by seller’s that are contingent on the buyer’s selling and closing on their current home.  4 with a 72 hour kick-out clause, 4 with 48 hours and 3 with 24 hours.

Contact us

Call us with any real estate questions you have at 630-503-6555.  Jeffery Szymczak, Broker ext 104, Bobby Burson, Broker ext 105 or Kristine Heiman, Managing Broker ext 101.  Our goal is to negotiate price and terms that are best.

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Fox Valley market update June 15 2019.  Have a great week!

Kristine Heiman, Managing Broker

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Fox Valley Market Update June 8 2019

Fox Valley Market Update June 8 2019

Fox Valley market update June 8 2019.  New listings of single family homes were up this week!  401 this week compared to 359 the week before.  Good news for buyer’s that are out there trying to find a home.

2019 new listings of single family homes month by month:

  • January-878
  • February-1,032
  • March-1,731
  • April-1,594
  • May-2,004
  • June so far-401

Closed single family homes were also up.  326 this week compared to 296 the week before.  That is surprising for the beginning of the month.  Most buyer’s want to close at the end of the month.  

Closed single family homes 2019 month by month:

  • January-407
  • February-465
  • March-915
  • April-790
  • May-1,391
  • June so far-326

So far May is the busiest month for both new listings and closed single family homes.

Take a look at the communities with the most activity this week:

Aurora-New 43 $89,900-$539,900                                              Closed-44 $115,000-$706,000

Batavia-New 14 $269,250-$799,900                                           Closed-12 $228,000-$464,000

Bolingbrook-New 24 $159,999-$575,000                                   Closed-28 $149,000-$400,000

Geneva-New 26 $225,000-$1,599,000                                        Closed-13 $250,000-$598,500

Montgomery-New 14 $135,076-$325,000                                   Closed-10 $210,000-$300,000

Naperville-New 72 $259,900-$2,550,000                                    Closed-62 $255,000-$1,262,000

North Aurora-New 12 $245,000-$499,900                                 Closed-5 $205,000-$342,700

Oswego-New 18 $209,000-$659,000                                          Closed-22 $135,000-$492,500

Plainfield-New 39 $174,900-$599,900                                        Closed-44 $169,900-$517,000

St Charles/Campton Hills-New 36 $149,900-$775,000               Closed-19 $167,000-$995,000

West Chicago-New 16 $150,000-$1,200,000                              Closed-6 $141,000-$570,000

Yorkville-New 13 $229,900-$425,000                                          Closed-18 $215,000-$515,000

Contracts accepted this week

Fox Valley Market Update June 8 2019-Contracts accepted this week

Contracts on single family homes were up this week.  336 this week compared to 285 the week before.  This next week should be good as well with all the new listings.

Contracts accepted 2019 month by month:

  • January-608
  • February-832
  • March-1,375
  • April-1,307
  • May-1,665
  • June so far-336

These numbers, even though we do not know if they will all close, give you an idea of closings to come.  It shows you which months are more active with buyer’s out there ready to buy.

Communities this week that seller’s accepted the most contracts:

Aurora-44                                Batavia-11                          Bolingbrook-28                              Geneva-10

Montgomery-17                       Naperville-61                      Oswego-14                                     Plainfield-44

St Charles/Campton Hills-26   West Chicago-11                 Yorkville-10

There was only 1 short sales accepted by a seller this week and it was in Plainfield.  Last week there were 2.  We are happy to see these numbers remain low.

Seller’s accepted contracts this week that are contingent on the buyer closing on their current home. 9 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours, 16 with 48 hours and 2 with 24 hours.

Contracts were also accepted by seller’s that are contingent on the buyer selling and closing on their current home.  3 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours, 7 with 48 hours and 4 with 24 hours.

Contact us

We are keeping and eye on the market.  Call us with any questions you have at 630-503-6555 Jeffery Szymczak, Broker ext 104, Bobby Burson, Broker ext 105 or Kristine Heiman, Managing Broker ext 101.  Our goal is to negotiate price and terms that are best whether you are selling or buying a home.

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Fox Valley market update June 8 2019.  Have a great week!

Kristine Heiman, Managing Broker

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Montgomery, IL 60538

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Fox Valley Market Update May 25 2019

Fox Valley Market Update May 25 2019

Fox Valley market update May 25 2019.  New listings of single family homes were slightly lower this week.  402 this week compared to 438 the week before.

2019 New listings of single family homes by the month:

  • January-878
  • February-1,032
  • March-1,731
  • April-1,594
  • May so far-1,645

We have 1 more week to go.  This is a holiday weekend so we will see how this week goes.  Sometimes holidays are slower and others see more activity.

Closed listings of single family homes were also slightly lower.  236 this week compared to 246 the week before.

Closed single family homes so far in 2019 by the month:

  • January-407
  • February-465
  • March-915
  • April-790
  • May so far-1,095

May is showing the most closings of single family homes so far.  Next week will bring these numbers up even more with the end of the month when most Buyers want to close.

Take a look at the communities with the most activity this week of single family homes:

Aurora-New 41 $160,000-$620,000                                                        Closed-28 $63,000-$540,000

Batavia-New 15 $259,900-$635,000                                                       Closed-5 $255,000-$603,500

Bolingbrook-New 26 $189,900-$766,000                                               Closed-11 $186,000-$515,000

Geneva-New 19 $239,000-$949,900                                                      Closed-5 $345,000-$770,000

Hinckley-New 10 $189,900-$394,000

Naperville-New 91 $290,000-$1,699,000                                               Closed-46 $285,500-$1,300,000

North Aurora-New 10 $165,000-$398,500                                            Closed-8 $157,000-$395,000

Oswego-New 22 $199,900-$399,900                                                     Closed-16 $163,999-$425,000

Plainfield-New 51 $179,900-$925,000                                                   Closed-38 $102,000-$640,000

St Charles/Campton HIlls-New 27 $224,900-$1,150,000                       Closed-19 $127,500-$740,000

Sycamore-New 10 $128,000-$304,000                                                  Closed-7 $159,900-$339,000

West Chicago-New 3 $119,900-$684,753                                               Closed-8 $118,000-$505,000

Yorkville-New 14 $195,000-$415,000                                                     Closed-6 $255,000-$410,000

Contracts accepted this week

Fox Valley Market Update May 25 2019-Contracts accepted this week

Contracts accepted this week of single family homes was slightly up this week.  337 this week compared to 307 the week before.

2019 look by the month of accepted contracts:

  • January-608
  • February-832
  • March-1,375
  • April-1,307
  • May so far-1,380

This gives you an idea of closings to come.  March contracts accepted shows you why May closings are up.  This month’s closings will probably close the end of June or in July.  May is already above the other months and we still have a week to go.

Take a look at the communities this week that Sellers accepted the most contracts:

Aurora-46                           Batavia-13                                     Bolingbrook-33                                  Elburn-14

Geneva-15                          Montgomery-11                             Naperville-51                                      Oswego-14

Plainfield-38                      St Charles/Campton Hills-28           West Chicago-10                                 Yorkville-12

Short sales accepted of single family homes by Sellers doubled this week.  4 this week compared to 2 the week before.  These are still lownumbers.  There was 1 each in Batavia, Bolingbrook, Plainfield & St Charles/Campton Hills.

Sellers also accepted contracts that are contingent on the Buyer closing on their current home.  12 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours, 17 with 48 hours and 4 with 24 hours.

Contracts were also accepted by Sellers that are contingent on the Buyer selling and closing on their current home.  5 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours and 5 also with 48 hours.

Contact us

Call us at 630-503-6555 Jeffery Szymczak, Broker ext 104, Bobby Burson, Broker ext 105 or Kristine Heiman, Managing Broker ext 101 with all of your real estate questions.  Our goal is to negotiate price and terms that are best whether buying or selling a home.  We are keeping an eye on the market.  Check back here every Saturday for the Fox Valley market update.

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Fox Valley market update May 25 2019.  Have a great week!

Kristine Heiman, Managing Broker

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Montgomery, IL 60538

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Fox Valley Market Update May 18 2019

Fox Valley Market Update May 18 2019

Fox Valley market update May 18 2019.  New listings of single family homes picked up this week.  438 this week compared to 402 the week before.

2019 New listing  of single family homes in the Fox Valley market by the month:

  • January-878
  • February-1,032
  • March-1,731
  • April-1,594
  • May so far-1,243

We still have 2 weeks to go in May!  Now is a great time to be out looking at homes with more new listings coming on the market everyday.

Closed listings this week were also up.  246 this week compared to 212 the week before.  These numbers should increase as we head into the end of the month when most Buyers want to close.

2019 Closed listings of single family homes in the Fox Valley by the month:

  • January-407
  • February-465
  • March-915
  • April-790
  • May so far-759

May will pass up April in both New listing and Closed listings.

Take a look at the communities with the most activity this week:

Aurora-New 49 $99,000-$635,000                                             Closed-40 $119,900-$685,085

Batavia-New 16 $100,000-$750,000                                          Closed-5 $229,900-$620,000

Bolingbrook-New 29 $167,900-$699,900                                  Closed-21 $132,300-$388,500

Geneva-New 19 $227,900-$825,000                                          Closed-7 $190,000-$531,500

Montgomery-New 9 $109,900-$295,000                                    Closed-10 $122,350-$269,900

Naperville-New 113 $209,000-$1,225,000                                Closed-40 $232,166-$1,100,000

Oswego-New 21 $154,900-$964,000                                         Closed-18 $120,000-$380,000

Plainfield-New 44 $189,900-$799,999                                       Closed-29 $140,000-$455,000

Plano-New 12 $160,000-$385,000                                            Closed-5 $50,000-$247,410

St Charles/Campton Hills-New 36 $228,900-$1,375,000           Closed-17 $230,000-$800,000

West Chicago-New 10 $104,900-$600,000                                 Closed-6 $210,000-$450,000

Yorkville-New 18 $172,500-$599,900                                         Closed-9 $212,500-$367,500

Contracts accepted this week

Fox Valley Market Update May 18 2019-Contracts accepted this week

Contracts accepted this week by Sellers of single family homes was slightly up this week.  307 this week compared to 302 the week before.  We love consistency!

2019 look at contracts accepted of single family homes in the Fox Valley by month:

  • January-608
  • February-832
  • March-1,375
  • April-1,307
  • May so far-947

Very exciting time for both Buyer and Seller!  Now the process to get to closing.  Let us help you to get on this list and guide you to closing.  If you are thinking about purchasing you need to get pre-approved with a loan officer.  Thinking about selling?  We can show you what your home is worth in today’s market and show you what the outcome might look like.

Communities this week that Sellers accepted the most contracts:

Aurora-42                           Bolingbrook-30                              Geneva-11

Montgomery-10                  Naperville-59                                  Oswego-20

Plainfield-34                       Plano-10                                         St Charles/Campton Hills-18

Short sales this week accepted by Sellers were half of last week. 2 this week compared to 4 the week before. 1 each in Oswego & West Chicago.

Sellers accepted contracts this week that are contingent on the Buyer closing on their current home.  9 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours, 22 with 48 hours and 2 with 24 hours.

Contracts were also accepted by Sellers that the Buyer still needs to sell and close on their current home.  4 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours, 3 with 48 hours and 2 with 24 hours.

Contact us

Call us at 630-503-6555 Jeffery Szymczak, Broker ext 104, Bobby Burson, Broker ext 105 or Kristine Heiman Managing Broker ext 101.  Let us know what questions you have and how we can help you with your real estate goals.

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Fox Valley market update May 18 2019.  Have a great week!

Kristine Heiman, Managing Broker

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Fox Valley Market Update May 11 2019

Fox Valley Market Update May 11 2019

Fox Valley market update May 11 2019.  New single family homes listed this week are very consistent.  402 this week compared to 403 the week before.,  You can’t get more consistent than that! Spring market continues to be strong.

Year to date by the month of new listings of single family homes:

  • January-878
  • February-1,032
  • March-1,731
  • April-1,594
  • May so far-805

Closed listings of single family homes this week were lower than last week.  212 this week compared to 301 the week before.  We are in the beginning of the month so this is to be expected.  Closed listings will increase as we head to the end of the month.

Year to date by the month of closed listings of single family homes:

  • January-407
  • February-465
  • March-915
  • April-790
  • May so far-513

Take a look at the activity this week:

Aurora-New 48 $121,900-$995,000                                                Closed-36 $59,500-$433,000

Batavia-New 10 $229,000-$529,000                                               Closed-5 $165,000-$575,000

Bolingbrook-New 38 $137,900-$599,900                                        Closed-14 $136,500-$401,000

Geneva-New 23 $190,500-$1,299,000                                            Closed-3 $220,000-$320,000

Montgomery-New 25 $157,000-$320,400                                       Closed-5 $220,000-$297,000

Naperville-New 90 $244,000-$2,995,000                                        Closed-41 $130,000-$960,000

Oswego-New 19 $174,000-$549,900                                              Closed-13 $180,000-$416,903

Plainfield-New $40 $151,000-$549,900                                          Closed-27 $150,000-$727,000

Plano-New 10 $155,000-$316,000                                                  Closed-4 $68,700-$244,000

St Charles/Campton Hills-New 35 $199,000-$1,349,000                Closed-16 $167,000-$772,000

West Chicago-New 10 $224,900-$400,000                                      Closed-6 $110,000-$540,000

Yorkville-New 13 $239,000-$364,900                                              Closed-6 $209,500-$335,000

Contract accepted this week

Fox Valley Market Update May 11 2019-Contracts accepted this week

Contracts accepted this week were slightly off of the week before. 302 this week compared to 338 the week before.   It was another rainy week.  I don’t know if that contributed to it but we are tired of the rain.  Next week it looks like only Wednesday will be raining,  It is a good time to look at homes when it is raining though to see if there are any leaks or water in basements.  So rain sometimes is a good time to look at homes.

Here are the communities that Sellers accepted the most contracts this week:

Aurora-35                                 Batavia-17                         Bolingbrook-23                          Geneva-12

Montgomery-12                        Naperville-48                      Oswego-23                                 Plainfield-33

St Charles/ Campton Hills-31   Yorkville-10

Year to date by the month of contracts accepted:

  • January-608
  • February-832
  • March-1,375
  • April-1,307
  • May so far-640

Short sales accepted are staying consistent.  4 this week compared to 3 the week before.  Now they will be submitted to the lender to see if they will also accept as written.  1 each in Bolingbrook, Geneva, St Charles/Campton Hills and West Chicago.

Sellers also accepted contracts that are contingent on the Buyer closing on their current home before purchasing.  9 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours, 12 with 48 hours and 3 with 24 hours.

Contracts were also accepted by Sellers that are contingent on the Buyer selling and closing on their current home before purchasing. 5 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours, 5 with 48 hours and 1 with 24 hours.

Contact us

Call us at 630-503-6555 Jeffery Szymczak-Broker ext 104, Bobby Burson-Broker ext 105 or Kristine Heiman-Managing Broker ext 101.  Our goal is to negotiate price and terms that are best whether selling or buying a home.

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Now is a great time to sell or purchase a home.  Many lenders are coming up with new loan programs and they also help out with down payment so it is good to check with them.  They also help you with bringing up your credit score so you can hopefully get a better interest rate.  Let us know what questions you have.

Fox Valley market update May 11 2019.  Have a great week!

Kristine Heiman-Mananging Broker

Best Homes Fox Valley-Search for a home today!

200 Webster St

Montgomery, IL 60538

630-503-6555

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Fox Valley Market Update May 4 2019

Fox Valley Market Update May 4 2019

Fox Valley market update May 4 2019.  New listings of single family homes were almost identical to the week before. 403 this week compared to 405 the week before.  We love a consistent market!  If you can’t find a home in the community you are currently looking in with the price range you need.  Look at the chart above and see where you should be looking.

Look at the numbers so far this year for New listings of single family homes:

  • January-878
  • February-1,032
  • March-1,731
  • April-1,594
  • May so far-403

Closed listings this week were way up.  301 this week compared to 208 the week before.  Monday and Tuesday were the last 2 days of April. I bet a lot of the closings happened those 2 days.  Most Buyers want to close at the end of the month.

Here are the totals for each month of closings of Single family homes:

  • January-407
  • February-465
  • March-915
  • April-790
  • May so far-301

Take a look at the activity this week:

Aurora-New 56 $120,000-$599,900                                                     Closed-43 $119,500-$597,500

Batavia-New 8 $220,000-$1,575,000                                                   Closed-13 $170,000-$759,900

Bolingbrook-New 24 $199,900-$450,000                                            Closed-21 $168,000-$674,999

Geneva-New 14 $259,900-$712,900                                                    Closed-17 $282,500-$1,095,000

Montgomery-New 10 $189,800-$489,900                                           Closed-16 $153,000-$273,000

Naperville-New 92 $240,000-$1,525,000                                            Closed-45 $295,000-$2,150,000

Oswego-New 25 $144,900-$499,900                                                  Closed-12 $70,000-$353,900

Plainfield-New 41 $175,000-$549,900                                                Closed-44 $190,000-$1,775,244

St Charles/Campton Hills-New 37 $224,900-$1,275,000                    Closed-26 $230,000-$779,000

West Chicago-New 10 $248,900-$649,800                                          Closed-11 $140,000-$436,000

Winfield-New 10 $269,900-$675,000                                                  Closed-5 $215,000-$622,000

Yorkville-New 18 $150,000-$550,000                                                  Closed-12 $187,000-$392,000

Contracts accepted this week

Fox Valley Market Update May 4 2019-Contracts accepted this week

Contracts accepted by Sellers was up slightly this week.  338 this week compared to 311 the week before.  We have had nothing but rain. It has not kept the Buyers away though.  They know that they better look now or they will miss out on a property.  You can’t sit back and wait for a better time.

Look at the communities that Sellers accepted the most contracts this week:

Aurora-45                                Bolingbrook-20                                 Geneva-12                              Montgomery-10

Naperville-58                           North Aurora-14                                Oswego-20                             Plainfield-46

St Charles/Campton Hills-17   Yorkville-20

Look at the monthly totals so far this year of accepted contracts:

  • January-608
  • February-832
  • March-1,375
  • April-1,307
  • May so far-338

So far this year March has been the best month over all.  May is looking like the month to pass up March. We are off to a great start this month.  Don’t sit back and wait.  It still is a great time to get your home on the market or look for a home to purchase.

Short sales accepted by Sellers is exactly the same this week as the week before.   3 both weeks.  Now they will be submitted to the lender to see if they will also accept as written.

Contracts were accepted by Sellers that are contingent on the Buyer closing on their current home before purchasing.  9 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours, 13 with 48 hours and 2 with 24 hours.

Sellers also accepted contracts that are contingent on the Buyer selling and closing on their current home before purchasing.  3 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours, 7 with 48 hours and 1 with 24 hours.

Contact us

Call us at 630-503-6555 Jeffery Szymczak-Broker ext 104, Bobby Burson-Broker ext 105 or Kristine Heiman-Managing Broker ext 101.  Our goal is to negotiate price and terms that are best whether you are selling or buying a home.

Contact us to update the market value on your home.  We will provide you with a net proceeds that gives you and estimate of expenses to sell.  We will update this when an offer comes in and we know all the terms so you can make an informed decision.

Resources for you to check out:

Fox Valley market update May 4 2019.  Have a great week!

Kristine Heiman-Managing Broker

Best Homes Fox Valley-Search for a home today!

200 Webster St

Montgomery, IL 60538

630-503-6555

besthomesfv@gmail.com

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Fox Valley Market Update-April 27 2019

Fox Valley Market Update-April 27 2019

Fox Valley market update-April 27 2019.  New listings of single family homes are up this week!  405 this week compared to 341 the week before.  Great news for buyers that are having a hard time finding just the right home in the right location. There is more to choose from.  If you are having a hard time finding a home in a certain location let us know. We will see what we can do.

Look at the activity so far for this year for New listings of home:

  • January-878
  • February-1,032
  • March-1,731
  • April so far-1,594

There is only 3 days left of the month so I do not think we will catch up to March totals.

Closed listings this week were exactly the same as the week before.  208 this week and also the week before.  Monday and Tuesday will be busy with closings so that will bring up the total for the first week in May.

Closed listings for the year so far:

  • January-407
  • February-465
  • March-915
  • April so far-790

Take a look at the activity this week in the Fox Valley:

Aurora-New 46 $119,900-$1,250,000                                    Closed-28 $75,000-$414,000

Batavia-New 16 $239,900-$579,900                                      Closed-3 $214,000-$522,000

Bolingbrook-New 28 $173,900-$785,000                              Closed-23 $129,150-$340,000

Geneva-New 17 $229,900-$995,000                                      Closed-12 $196,000-$545,000

Naperville-New 93 $259,900-$2,299,000                               Closed-28 $300,000-$851,000

North Aurora-New 12 $184,900-$464,774                            Closed-4 $215,000-$328,000

Oswego-New 25 $187,900-$749,000                                     Closed-11 $154,000-$437,900

Plainfield-New 44 $155,000-$1,300,000                                Closed-25 $170,000-$399,000

St Charles/Campton Hills-New 32 $225,000-$899,900          Closed-13 $204,900-$755,000

Sycamore-New 11 $145,000-$499,900                                  Closed-7 $40,000-$339,900

Yorkville-New 18 $160,000-$455,000                                    Closed-11 $215,000-$499,990

Contracts Accepted this Week

Fox Valley Market Update-April 27 2019-Contracts Accepted this Week

Contracts accepted this week were down.  311 this week compared to 341 the week before.

Sellers accepted the most contracts in these communities this week:

Aurora-34                                 Batavia-11                             Bolingbrook-19                       Geneva-13

Montgomery-12                        Naperville-47                         Oswego-25                               Plainfield-36

St Charles/Campton Hills-28     West Chicago-10                   Yorkville-10

Look at the year so far:

  • January-608
  • February-832
  • March-1,375
  • April so far-1,307

It looks like March is the best month so far this year in the Fox Valley area.

Short sales this week were also down.  3 this week compared to 7 the week before.  There was 1 each in Aurora, Bolingbrook and Plainfield accepted this week.  Now they will be submitted to the lender to see if they will also accept.

Sellers accepted contracts that are contingent on the Buyer closing on their current home before purchasing.  5 with a kick-out clause o f72 hours, 18 with 48 hours and 5 with 24 hours.

Contracts were also accepted by Sellers that are contingent on the Buyer selling and closing on their current home before purchasing.  1 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours and 2 with 24 hours.

Contact us

Call us at 630-503-6555 Jefferey Szymczak-Broker ext 104, Bobby Burson-Broker ext 105 or Kristine Heiman-Managing Broker ext 101 with any questions you have.  Our goal is to negotiate price and terms that are best whether selling or purchasing a home.

If you are thinking about selling this year right now is the best time to sell. Don’t miss out on Spring market.

Are you thinking about purchasing?  Your first step is to contact a loan officer to get pre-qualified so you know what type of loan and price range will work out best for you.

Resources to check out:

Fox Valley market update-April 27 2019.  Have a great week!

Kristine Heiman-Managing Broker

Best Homes Fox Valley-Search for a home today!

200 Webster St

Montgomery, IL 60538

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Fox Valley Market Update-April 20 2019

Fox Valley Market Update-April 20 2019

Fox Valley market update-April 20 2019.  New listings of single family homes this week were way down.  341 this week compared to 433 the week before.  This is most likely due the the holiday.  They might want to wait for showings to start after the holiday because of going out of town or company coming into town.

New listings by the month so far:

  • January-878
  • February-1,032
  • March-1,731
  • April so far-1,189

Closings were slightly up this week. 208 this week compared to 174 the week before.  We are getting closer to the end of the month so these numbers will rise as we head closer to the end of the month.

Closings by the month so far:

  • January-407
  • February-465
  • March-915
  • April so far-582

Take a look at the communities with the most activity this week:

Aurora-New 48 $65,700-$609,600                                        Closed-35 $100,000-$395,000

Bolingbrook-New 27 $154,000-$389,900                             Closed-12 $147,000-$365,000

Geneva-New 11 $185,000-$750,000                                    Closed-8 $255,000-$459,000

Naperville-New 55 $232,500-$1,999,000                             Closed-44 $245,000-$1,080,000

Oswego-New 22 $190,000-$429,900                                   Closed-14 $190,000-$381,000

Plainfield-New 46 $159,900-$997,000                                 Closed-24 $132,500-$480,000

St Charles/Campton Hills-New 34 $189,000-$899,900        Closed-14 $151,000-$520,000

West Chicago-New 12 $200,000-$514,999                          Closed-6 $235,000-$500,000

Yorkville-New 14 $210,000-$524,750                                  Closed-6 $214,900-$373,900

Contracts Accepted this Week

Fox Valley Market Update-April 20 219-Contracts Accepted this Week

Contracts accepted this week were very consistent.  341 this week compared to 346 the week before.  That is good news!

Contracts accepted so far by the month:

  • January-608
  • February-832
  • March-1,375
  • April so far-996

Fox Valley market is steadily improving.  It is still a great time to get your home on the market!

Take a look at the communities that Sellers accepted the most contracts:

Aurora-36                                        Bolingbrook-25                                       Geneva-19

Montgomery-16                              Naperville-73                                           Oswego-20

Plainfield-41                                   St Charles/Campton Hills-27                   Yorkville-11

Short sales accepted by Sellers was slightly up this week.  7 this week compared to 5 last week. We are happy to see this numbers remain low.  This week there were 3 accepted in Naperville, 2 in Aurora and 1 each in Bolingbrook and Sheridan.

Contracts were also accepted by Sellers that are contingent on the Buyer closing on their current home before purchasing.  7 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours, 14 with 48 hours and 4 with 24 hours.

Sellers also accepted contracts that are contingent on the Buyer selling and closing on their current home before purchasing.  1 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours and 5 with 48 hours.

Contact us

Call us at 630-503-6555 Jeffery Szymczak-Broker ext 104,  Bobby Burson-Broker ext 105 or Kristine Heiman-Managing Broker ext 101.  Our goal is to negotiate price and terms that are best whether selling or buying a home.

Your first step if you are thinking about purchasing is to get in touch with a loan officer to get pre-qualified.  They will let you know what price range you should stay in and what type of loan will work out best for you. If you have not considered buying a home because the rules have been too strict for your situation it is worth your time to call to see.  New loans with assistance and no documentation loans are now available.  Do you need a recommendation for a loan officer to contact?  Just let us know and we will make some recommendations.

If this is the year you are thinking about selling now is the best time of the year to sell.  We will update your market value and provide you with a net proceeds that shows an estimate of expenses so you know where you are at.  This will be updated when an offer comes in and we know all the terms so you can make a good decision.

Resources to check out:

Fox Valley market update-April 20 2019. Have a great week!

Kristine Heiman-Managing Broker

Best Homes Fox Valley-Search for a home today!

200 Webster St

Montgomery, IL 60538

630-503-6555

besthomesfv@gmail.com

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Fox Valley Market Update-April 13 2019

Fox Valley Market Update-April 13 2019

Fox Valley market update-April 13 2019.  Spring market is humming along.  New listings of single family homes is up this week.  433 new homes on the market compared to 415 the week before.

April is usually the best month of the year to sell your home.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity if you are thinking about making a move this year.

Take a look at the new listings of home so far this year:

  • January-878
  • February-1,032
  • March-1,731
  • April so far-848

Buyers that are looking to purchase a home over $200,000 have a good selection to choose from.  Under that price is still kind of hard to find.  You might need to expand the areas that you are looking at.

Closed listings of homes is down this week.  174 this week compared to 202 the week before.  This is not unusual.  The last week of the month is when you will see the most.

Look at the year so far of closed listings of homes:

  • January-407
  • February-465
  • March-915
  • April so far-374

If your home sold today you are looking at the end of May or beginning of June for a closing if the buyer is getting loan.  

Here is the communities with the most activity this week and price range:

Aurora-New 47 $99,900-$995,000                                           Closed-33 $81,000-$499,900

Batavia-New 13 $209,900-$695,000                                        Closed-5 $199,900-$972,000

Bolingbrook-New20 $119,000-$449,000                                  Closed-13 $130,000-$400,000

Geneva-New 27 $279,108-$849,900                                         Closed-8 $314,000-$450,000

Montgomery-New 13 $160,000-$289,900                                Closed-6 $165,000-$310,000

Naperville-New 115 $229,900-$2,500,000                               Closed-30 $220,000-$1,130,000

Oswego-New 17 $227,000-$495,000                                        Closed-8 $235,000-$353,000

Plainfield-New 49 $129,000-$679,900                                      Closed-26 $175,000-$638,500

St Charles/Campton Hills-New 43 $139,900-$2,499,900          Closed-8 $187,000-$685,000

Sugar Grove-New 11 $199,900-$729,900                                 Closed-3 $190,000-$287,000

Sycamore-New 10 $140,000-$339,900                                     Closed-4 $61,000-$268,000

Yorkville-New 16 $214,900-$1,100,000                                     Closed-4 $177,000-$310,000

Contracts Accepted this Week

Fox Valley Market Update-April 13 2019-Contracts Accepted this week

Contracts accepted by Sellers this week were up.  346 this week compared to 309 the week before.  Buyers have more to choose from so these numbers will go up.  Now is the time to get serious about looking for a home.  Make sure you are pre-qualified and it is up to date.  Your pre-qualification letter should be dated no more than 30 days or you will need to get it updated with your loan officer.

Here is a look at the numbers of the contracts that have been accepted so far this year:

  • January-608
  • February-832
  • March-1,375
  • April so far-655

Here are the communities that have had the most contracts accepted by Sellers this week:

Aurora-44                                        Batavia-10                                        Bolingbrook-31

Montgomery-15                               Naperville-56                                    Oswego-22

Plainfield-52                                    St Charles/Campton Hills-34            Yorkville-11

Short sales this week were exactly the same as last week.  5 for both weeks.  This week there were 2 each in Bolingbrook and St Charles/Campton Hills. 1 in Montgomery.

Sellers accepted contracts that are contingent on the Buyer closing on their current home before purchasing.  5 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours, 16 with 48 hours and 2 with 24 hours.

Contracts were also accepted by Sellers that are contingent on the Buyer selling and closing on their current home before purchasing.  3 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours, 1 with 48 hours and 2 with 24 hours.

Contact us

Call us at 630-503-6555 Jeffery Szymczak-Broker ext 104, Bobby Burson-Broker ext 105 or Kristine Heiman-Managing Broker ext 101. Our goal is to negotiate price and terms that are best whether Selling or Buying a home.  Let us know what questions you have.  We will guide you through the process.

If you need recommendations for a real estate attorney, home inspector, loan officer or information about Radon we will be happy to provide ones we have successfully worked with.

Resources for you to check out:

Fox Valley Market update-April 13 2019.  Have a great week!

Kristine Heiman-Managing Broker

Best Homes Fox Valley-Search for a home today!

200 Webster St

Montgomery, IL 60538

630-503-6555

besthomesfv@gmail.com

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Market Update Fox Valley-April 6 2019

Market Update Fox Valley-April 6 2019

Market update Fox Valley-April 6 2019.  The market continues to improve.  New listing this week were up.  415 new single family homes listed compared to 351 last week.  As you can see, if you are looking for a home above $200,000 you have a better chance of finding something that fits your needs.  If you are below that you have to look a little harder or expand the communities that you are looking in.

So far this year the new listing have continued to increase:

  • January-878
  • February-1,032
  • March-1,731
  • April- so far 415

Closed listings this week were consistent with the week before.  202 this week compared to 200 the week before.  Usually the first week of the month are lower.  Most buyers want to close at the end of the month.

So far this year the closing have also increased:

  • January-407
  • February-465
  • March-915
  • April- so far 200

Take a look at the communities with the most activity this week:

Aurora-New 53 $129,900-$609,900                                     Closed-36 $50,000-$625,000

Batavia-New 11 $249,900-$650,000                                    Closed-7 $245,000-$427,500

Bolingbrook-New 24 $199,500-$539,900                            Closed-16 $165,000-$375,000

Geneva-New 23 $199,900-$1,250,000                                Closed-4 $196,500-$321,000

Montgomery-New 11 $173,000-$299,000                           Closed-10 $164,000-$279,500

Naperville-New 87 $255,000-$1,850,000                            Closed-31 $260,000-$781,000

North Aurora-New 10 $239,000-$350,000                         Closed-3 $270,000-$415,000

Oswego-New 27 $220,000-$540,000                                  Closed-11 $187,000-$375,000

Plainfield-New 48 $148,000-$730,000                                Closed-23 $149,000-$495,000

St Charles/Campton HIlls-New 30 $174,900-$1,075,000    Closed-16 $67,500-$614,900

West Chicago-New 11 $99,900-$665,000                            Closed-6 $220,000-$442,000

Winfield-New 13 $264,900-$855,000                                  Closed-2 $254,000-$520,000

Yorkville-New 14 $189,900-$660,000                                  Closed-6 $212,000-$352,500

Contracts Accepted this Week

Market Update Fox Valley-April 6 2019-Contracts Accepted this week

Contracts accepted this week were slightly higher this week.  309 this week compared to 297 the week before.  With more homes coming on the market these numbers should steadily increase as the month continues.

Accepted contracts so far this year:

  • January-608
  • February-832
  • March-1,375
  • April so far 309

Take a look at the communities that Sellers accepted the most contracts this week:

Aurora-48                          Bolingbrook-18                               Geneva-12                               Montgomery-18

Naperville-54                     Oswego-21                                      Plainfield-35                            St Charles/Campton Hills-30

Short sales accepted this week by Sellers was slightly up this week.  5 this week compared to 3 the week before.  These numbers are still very low.  That is a good thing.  There was 1 each in Montgomery, Naperville, Oswego, Plano & St Charles/Campton Hills.

Sellers accepted contracts this week that are contingent on the Buyer closing on their current home before purchasing.  9 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours and 11 with 48 hours.

Contracts were also accepted by Sellers that the Buyer still needs to sell their current home and close before purchasing.  3 with a kick-out clause of 72 hours and 4 with 48 hours.

Contact us

Call us at 630-503-6555 Jeffery Szymczak-Broker ext 104,  Bobby Burson-Broker ext 105 or Kristine Heiman-Managing Broker ext 101.  Our goal is to negotiate price and terms that are best whether you are selling or buying a home.  We will explain the process so you know what to expect. Give recommendations of loan officers, real estate attorneys, home inspectors to contact that we have successfully worked with.

Resources to check out:

Market update Fox Valley-April 6 2019.  Have a great week!

Kristine Heiman-Managing Broker

Best Homes Fox Valley-Search for a home today!

200 Webster St

 Montgomery, IL 60538

630-503-6555

besthomesfv@gmail.com

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