Arlington Heights, IL Real Estate and News

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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Ways to save a few bucks each month

Everyone can use a few extra dollars each month with prices for just about everything increasing much faster then wages. Found this post about Money Saving Tips for around the Home and thought it was worth sharing.

Here are a few other tips that are pretty easy for saving money while driving.

- Make sure your tires have proper tire pressure

- Remove any extra weight from your car, check the trunk for starters

- Make sure you are using the correct gas octane that your car calls for

- This one will seem silly, but make sure your car is clean. Dirt increases friction/drag and thus reduces your gas mileage.

- Roll up the windows when at high speeds. Leaving your window open increases drag and kills your gas mileage.

- Never thought I would support this idea, but slow down. Higher speeds use more gas then lower speeds. More important is accelerate a little slower and you can see large savings for your city driving.

Hope these few tips help save you a few dollars.

Monday, August 04, 2008

Arlington Heights Market Update (6/18/2008)

In Arlington Heights Illinois there are currently 463 active listings (20 lower then June) for single family homes with prices ranging from $199,900 for a tear down on Arlington Heights road up to $1,895,000 for a 5 bedroom 5 1/2 bath home. There are 64 homes that are under contract and over the past 90 days 95 homes have closed.

A decrease in inventory by 4.1% from June 18th is a good sign that the market is starting to stabilize. An increasing number of buyers are starting to feel this is the "bottom" and are starting the home buying process. If you are thinking about buying a home in Arlington Heights take advantage of the current "Buyer's Market".

Quality homes in good condition that are priced correctly and are properly marketed are still selling. If you are thinking of selling a home in Arlington Heights put the real estate team with the best internet exposure to work for you. Contact the Suburban House Hunters Team today and ask them to show you why they are one of Arlington Heights' top real estate teams.