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  • The Wexford subdivision along Euclid Avenue straddles the line between Palatine and Rolling Meadows.

    Wexford neighborhood features larger homes Aug 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Wexford neighborhood, located in Palatine and Rolling Meadows, is an attractive community with large homes, excellent schools and a good location close to the expressway. Wexford features newer homes by Kimball Hill Homes.

  • The Residences of Lake in the Hills boast a community room, fitness center, computer center, library, walking paths and a gazebo. There are more than 180 people on a waiting list for 92 apartments.

    LITH development offers affordable housing for senior population Aug 6, 2013 12:00 AM
    More than 180 people are on a waiting list for The Residences of Lake in the Hills, a senior living development on Village Hall Drive. The 92-unit building is the first of its kind in Lake in the Hills, offering affordable housing to the 55 and older population.

  • A new home is under construction at 1007 N. Wilshire Lane in Arlington Heights.

    Uptick in new construction in Arlington Heights neighborhoods Aug 3, 2013 12:00 AM
    The adjoining Stoltzner and Arlington Farms areas of Arlington Heights are significant now because of the recent uptick in new construction, with a growing demand for single-family ranch homes and lots to build on, said Maria DelBoccio, broker with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Northwest.

  •  The Waterford model at the Prairie Park condominiums in Wheeling features a great room with plenty of space for entertaining.

    Waterford at Prairie Park featured in model profile Jul 26, 2013 12:00 AM
    Prairie Park’s Waterford model won a gold key award and remains the Wheeling community’s most popular floor plan. The design shows many great features that appeal to a lot of people, said Jamie Smith, vice president of marketing for Smith Family Construction Inc., developer of the community.

  •  The Ridgefield subdivision features townhouses on Ridgefield Lane built by Kimball Hill Homes.

    Wheeling’s Ridgefield featured in neighborhood profile Jul 19, 2013 12:00 AM
    Thirty years ago, Jackie Kirchner’s mother saw a newspaper advertisement about a new subdivision in Wheeling and told her daughter about it. Living in a condo at the time with two children, the couple wanted to buy a new home, and Ridgefield piqued their interest.

  • The 81 single-family ranch and two-story homes in Creekside at Inverness Ridge have brick and stone exteriors and attractive landscaping.

    Gated community in Inverness provides privacy, low maintenance Jul 12, 2013 12:00 AM
    Lori and Greg Sherwood moved from San Diego to Creekside at Inverness Ridge about eight years ago. They were very impressed with the homes and the neighborhood's scenic views, abundance of green space and area forest preserves.

  •  Homes in Addison’s Oak Forest Estates were custom built, most by developer Performance Builders.

    Oak Forest Estates offers premier location Jul 5, 2013 12:00 AM
    Oak Forest Estates offers a wooded enclave of spectacular custom homes tucked away in a private cul-de-sac in Addison. "The small subdivision attracts people interested in luxury living in a secluded setting without having to move far north, west or south,” said Joan Sinnott, a real estate broker and vice president of Century 21 Lullo.

  •  This view along Thackeray Lane shows the tree-lined streets found in Fox River Grove’s Foxmoor neighborhood.

    Foxmoor subdivision is a hidden gemJun 28, 2013 12:00 AM
    When Ryan and Susan Bauer sought a home in a laid-back, natural setting, their treasure awaited within the rolling hills of the Foxmoor subdivision in Fox River Grove. “We really found a gem here,” Ryan Bauer said. “We see deer almost every day, and our house backs up to Foxmoor Park where they have baseball and soccer fields."

  •  Much of the year, children gather and play in Sunrise Park, which sits in the middle of the Quail Hollow neighborhood in Bartlett.

    Quail Hollow spotlighted in neighborhood profile Jun 14, 2013 12:00 AM
    When Frank and Carol Cerio purchased a new home 36 years ago, they moved to one of the first two streets to be developed in the Quail Hollow subdivision in Bartlett. That meant neighbors and their children grew up together, said Carol Cerio.

  •  Woodbridge South in Elgin is a relatively new subdivision, with homes built in the mid-1990s.

    Woodbridge South offers affordable homes, great location Jun 7, 2013 12:00 AM
    A family-friendly neighborhood with affordable homes, excellent schools and easy access to the Randall Road corridor and the new Stearns Road extension make Woodbridge South in Elgin a popular place to settle and raise a family.

  • Autumn Ridge is a community of 140 townhouses in Schaumburg.

    Autumn Ridge features desirable location, schools May 31, 2013 12:00 AM
    An excellent location and good schools draw buyers to Autumn Ridge, an upscale townhouse community on the east side of Schaumburg. The subdivision sits south of Schaumburg and east of Meacham roads near Woodfield Mall, an area with great restaurants, movie theaters and all kinds of businesses — with quick access to expressways. "The location is perfect for me because I walk to work," said resident Richard Rix.

  •  These homes on Whalen Court are typical of those in North Aurora’s Orchard Crossing neighborhood.

    Orchard Crossing in North Aurora offers convenient seclusion May 24, 2013 12:00 AM
    Two of the original homeowners in North Aurora’s Orchard Crossing neighborhood, Rebecca and Nolan Bello, selected the subdivision because it was far enough away from everything, yet close enough to everything, Rebecca Bello said. Situated on Orchard Road north of I-88, Orchard Crossing was constructed between 1998 and 2001 during a period of rapid real estate development in North Aurora.

  • A close-knit community and good schools attract buyers to the Hawthorn Club neighborhood in Vernon Hills.

    Hawthorn Club community has family appealMay 10, 2013 12:00 AM
    When Barb and Marc Rosenstock sought a larger home for their growing family, they simply stayed in Hawthorn Club, the Vernon Hills neighborhood where they live and purchased a more spacious home. “We remodeled the house to be what we always wanted, and we like our nice yard with trees,” Barb Rosenstock said. Her favorite room in their home is her office with a window seat — a room with a view. "Every day someone walks by and says 'hi,'” Rosenstock said. “I grew up in a rural area, so it’s nice to see people, all kinds of people and children, dogs, new puppies. I like having people around."

  • A pond and fountain provide a serene setting along Lake Arlington Drive.

    Lake Arlington profiled in neighborhood spotlight May 3, 2013 12:00 AM
    Fourteen years ago, Luis and Nikky Cifuentes downsized from a large home in Deerfield to a ranch home in Lake Arlington neighborhood to be near their two daughters and closer to their business in Schaumburg. "We like the architecture of the subdivision, and it's very well kept," Luis Cifuentes said.

  •  This home on Charlemagne Drive is one of the larger houses in Charlemagne Breton Pointe.

    Hoffman Estates neighborhood built in two stages Apr 26, 2013 12:00 AM
    An attractive community with large homes, excellent school districts and convenient location make the Charlemagne Breton Pointe subdivision an ideal place to settle and raise a family. Situated north of Algonquin Road and east and west of Huntington Boulevard in Hoffman Estates, the subdivision features parks, playgrounds and two ponds — one that hosts a popular fishing derby every year.

  • Carpentersville's Meadowdale subdivision began with about 700 homes built in the mid-1950s.

    Meadowdale neighborhood experiences resurgence Apr 19, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Meadowdale subdivision in Carpentersville began in 1955 when local farmer Leonard Besinger built small, affordable homes for returning veterans and their young families. He sold 700 houses in the first two years and strong sales continued. Today, through Homes by OTTO, many of these homes are being completely rebuilt.

  • In the family room, yellow and gray horizontal stripes add a splash of color in the contemporary space and adds a lot of personality.

    Campton model home opens at Ingham Park in Aurora Apr 12, 2013 12:00 AM
    Tucked away in a quiet corner of Aurora is a new home community, Ingham Park, that offers exciting kitchen designs and larger secondary bedrooms for children's active lifestyles. At Ingham Park, Ryland Homes is building seven floor plans that feature 9-foot first-floor ceilings, four bedrooms, 2˝ to four baths and a three-car garage.

  • Homes in Mount Prospect's Brentwood neighborhood are a short drive away from the new Randhurst Village shopping center.

    Brentwood neighborhood offers comforts of homeApr 5, 2013 12:00 AM
    Dimitrios and Irene Apostolopoulos moved from New York to Mount Prospect almost 20 years ago when Demitrios worked in the research and development center at Kraft Foods in Glenview. "I didn't know much about the area, but Brentwood was one of the subdivisions people in HR recommended," Dimitrios Apostolopoulos said.

  • The Inverness Hills neighborhood was largely built in the 1980s when large homes were going up fast in Inverness.

    Large homes, good schools draw buyers to Inverness Hills Mar 29, 2013 12:00 AM
    Two years ago, Wanda and Frank Tardio moved from Palatine to a larger home in Inverness Hills. "I was familiar with the area and liked it, then I fell in love with the house, and next I met such nice neighbors — that I knew it was where I wanted to be," Wanda Tardio said.

  •  Shodeen Inc. is planning to build apartment complexes in Aurora, Elgin and DeKalb.

    Shodeen sells Geneva apartmentsMar 22, 2013 12:00 AM
    An affiliate of Radco Investments, an Atlanta private equity firm, has purchased the 226-unit Brittany Court Apartments community in Geneva. The affiliate purchased the apartment complex from Shodeen Inc., the Geneva-based developer that built Brittany Court and has managed the property since 1989.

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