St Charles is located in Kane County about 40 miles west of Chicago. Incorporated in 1834, St. Charles is now a bustling community of 37,000 people. It has a wide variety of amenities including shops, specialty restaurants and cultural art venues. St Charles was named Family Circle Magazine’s #1 Town for Families in 2011. The high schools, St. Charles East and St. Charles North, are annually ranked among the top high schools in the US by the Newsweek Online rating.
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
Home Sales in St. Charles/Campton Hills, IL May 2013 Real estate market data for St. Charles,/Campton Hills IL provided by Leslie Ebersole of Baird&Warner St. Charles IL Market Prices Closed Sales: 30% increase in sales over the same period in 2012. This year in St. Charles are there have been 145 closed sales of single family homes [...]
In the past few days we’ve been reminded that many areas in Kane County are in the Fox River floodplain. Normally tiny creeks like Ferson and Nelson quickly backed up overflowed into resident’s yards and basements. All that rain on Wednesday night needs somewhere to go as it makes it way to the Fox River [...]
Pottawatomie Park is one of the loveliest neighborhoods in St. Charles. The 92 acre park was created in the 1890s as a place for wealthy Chicago visitors to enjoy the rural beauty of the Fox Valley. In 1911 Pottawatomie Park became the first public park in Illinois. Today the park offers a community center, swimming [...]
Home Prices in St. Charles, IL February 2012 Real estate market data for St. Charles, IL provided by Leslie Ebersole of Baird&Warner St. Charles IL Market Prices Closed Sales: This year in St. Charles are there have been 38 closed sales of single family homes since the first of the year at an average closed [...]
Home Sales in Fox Mill St. Charles/Campton Hills December 2012 The Fox Mill subdivision in Campton Hills had a good year for home sales in 2012. There were 38 closed sales so far in 2012 with a price range of $285,000 to $676,500. The average closed price was $464,242, a slight decrease from 2011. There are currently [...]
Our St. Charles shops offer unique merchandise and personal service that you can’t get in a big box store. To support Small Business Saturday® here’s where I’ll be shopping in the next few days: Blue Goose Market Best grocery store in the area. Great produce, great butcher and I love the takeout counter. Yep, I’m a Goose Girl. See [...]
Join the residents of St Charles IL in welcoming the holiday season. Friday, November 23 Home Alone Arcada Theater 2:00 pm Free. Lighting of the Lights 5:00 pm Mayor Dom DeWitte will light the beautiful tree on First Street Plaza. The St. Charles East and North High Schools will present special performance by their choral groups. Santa and Mrs. [...]