If you’re shopping for a home in the St. Charles area, you may have been asked to sign a Buyer Agency Agreement. You’re probably wary. And I don’t blame you. You shouldn’t sign a Buyer Agency Agreement until you are sure that you have selected the very best agent to represent you. Just because someone shows [...]
Fermi is one of the the most important scientific research facilities in the US. Many fascinating experiments in particle physics have been conducted here over the years at the Illinois Accelerator Research Center. Before shutting down on Sept. 29, 2011, the 4-mile long Tevatron was the world’s largest proton-antiproton collider. Today about 2,000 scientists from around the [...]
Yesterday was a headachy day because I tried to reconcile the vastly different messages in posts from two people I deeply admire: Rob Hahn and Bill Lublin. Bill’s post is a personal manifesto which reflects his deep commitment to the real estate industry. In this post (and many others) Bill reminds of us the importance [...]
It would be much more impressive to say that today I wrote 25 great pages of website content. Instead I’ve been staring at the computer screen for days while thinking about branding and identity and telling the story. But unlike classic writer’s block I have too many words in my head. Choosing words is difficult. Words [...]
This time lapse video is pretty cool. It shows the building of the new Red Gate bridge in St. Charles from August 2011 to June 2013. Red Gate Bridge Construction Time Lapse from City of St Charles on Vimeo.
In Batavia, IL the 2013 4th of July “Sky Concert” will begin at 9:30 pm. The Independence Day celebration is held at Engstrom Park. located on West Main Street and Millview Drive (across from Batavia High School. Prior to the fireworks display you can enjoy “Savor The Flavors” from food vendors available starting at 5:00. A live concert starts at 7:00 [...]
In St. Charles IL the 2013 Independence Day celebration will be held at on Thursday, July 4 at Pottawatomie Park. The fireworks display will start at about 9:30 pm. Many families will spend the afternoon at the park with picnics, miniature golf and a cruise on one of the restored paddle wheel boats. Two playgrounds, a baseball [...]
You finish the sentence: “Everybody says Zillow…”. Why? Because it’s gotten noisy again about the 3rd party sites. I think it’s related to the upcoming NAR BOD meetings where the future of Realtor.com will be discussed. And then there’s the Zillow “Homecoming” ad that has provoked a wide range of responses, from teary gushing to [...]
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