Market Trends

June 14, 2019

2019 Local Market Trends: Jan-April

So, January is always seasonally slow, then over the last few years, early February basically becomes the start of the more active spring market.  This rush usually lasts from 2nd week of February to the 1st week of July.  As this chart shows, that was not the case ...

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May 13, 2019

Recent Homes Sold By The Purcell Group

 

We love helping our clients sell their homes, but there is something also very gratifying about finding our buyers their perfect homes!!!!  Below are some homes we sold to our buyer clients in the last several months.    

 

   

7N227 Whispering Trl , St. Charles    ...

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Jan. 28, 2019

December 2018 Market Trends

 

2018 YEAR END SALES NUMBERS:

1.  The number of homes sold in Geneva, St. Charles, and Batavia were all down in 2018 compared to 2017.  The biggest drop was in Geneva---in 2017, 507 homes sold and in 2018, only 434 homes sold. Which translates to a 14 ...

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Dec. 28, 2018

Market Trends November 2018

 

As the year wound down, sales picked up a touch in November. Home sales in St. Charles and Geneva were all up from this time last year.  We attribute this to buyers wanting to be in a new home for Christmas or right after.  Rising ...

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Nov. 29, 2018

Market Trends October 2018

 

Top 5 Takeaways From The October 2018 Sales Data:

1.  Rising interest rates, the stock market decline, and seasonal slowness have finally caught up with the local housing market.  We started seeing weaker numbers in July and have been urging our clients to prepare for a slower ...

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Nov. 28, 2018

Sales Numbers For Kane County 2018

Baird & Warner Fox Valley still staying strong at the #1 position in all of Kane County.  Final results will be released in January 2019. 

We are currently the number 2 office for homes sold in St. Charles, the number 2 office for homes sold in Geneva, and ...

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Nov. 1, 2018

Market Trends September 2018

 

In good times I think people forget that real estate prices are cyclical by nature, imagine if your home price was a stock--then your property price would go up and down hourly.  That would cause a lot of fear, or joy, depending on the economy and your particular ...

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Sept. 24, 2018

Market Trends August 2018

 

August Market Watch:
The overall housing market in Kane County did slow down in August 2018, which has in turn put the housing market behind sales activity for the same period last year in some towns. 
#Number of homes sold in St. Charles up to Aug 31st  2018 ...
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Sept. 12, 2018

The Purcell Group Five Star Professional 2018

 

This award is so meaningful to Eric Purcell and I, as it is voted on by our Clients. Thank you so much for the recognition and appreciation,The Purcell Group couldn't do it without our fabulous friends, photographers, attorneys, lenders, Baird & Warner's staff, inspectors, and the best ...

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Aug. 25, 2018

Market Trends July 2018

July Market Watch:
Most of the numbers are in line with what we saw in July 2017.  For current trends, please see our June 2018 blog post, https://www.suburbanilhomes.com/blog/market-trends-june-2018/
There were two big improvements we saw from June 2018 to July 2018.
1. The ...
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