Real Estate | National Association of Realtors Reveals New Insights Into Today’s Home Buyers & Sellers

Real Estate | National Association of Realtors Reveals New Insights Into Today’s Home Buyers & Sellers

 The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® just released their 2016 Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers. The results of this year’s survey comprise NAR’s 35th anniversary edition, providing the latest insight into those who have most recently bought or sold homes. Among many notable trends, the 2016 report reveals that the number of both first-time buyers and single women purchasing homes is increasing amidst the quickening … Read more…

342. Featured Home: FIVE Things to LOVE about 559 S. Summit Street, FOR SALE in the Village of Barrington

342. Featured Home:  FIVE Things to LOVE about 559 S. Summit Street, FOR SALE in the Village of Barrington

 Searching for a newer home that offers today’s most sought after amenities in an established neighborhood just steps to the train, shopping, restaurants and park?  Look no further than this lovely home located at 559 South Summit in the heart of downtown Barrington and there’s a new price on this Barrington Village stunner! NOW LISTED at $899,000, this property is a perfect home for the … Read more…

302. Friday Featured Home: FIVE Things to LOVE about 237 N. Bay Court FOR SALE in Lake Barrington Shores

302. Friday Featured Home:  FIVE Things to LOVE about 237 N. Bay Court FOR SALE in Lake Barrington Shores

 I’ve seen many homes in Lake Barrington Shores over the years, but this one truly has it all. Take a peek at this week’s Friday Featured Home, a rarely available Stonebrook Model nestled at the end of a quiet drive overlooking the natural beauty of the adjacent forest preserve. Located in Lake Barrington, here are 5 things to LOVE about 237 N. Bay Court: 1.  … Read more…

256. Friday Featured Home: FIVE Things to LOVE about 21601 N. Inglenook Lane, FOR SALE in Deer Park

256. Friday Featured Home:  FIVE Things to LOVE about 21601 N. Inglenook Lane, FOR SALE in Deer Park

 If you are looking for an affordable home with single story living in the Barrington Area, search no further than this week’s Friday Featured Home. Located in Deer Park, here are 5 things to LOVE about 21601 N. Inglenook Lane: 1.  Single story living in this spacious three bedroom ranch. 2.  Enjoy the home’s three season room, with access to the deck and expansive yard. … Read more…

246. Friday Featured Home: 5 Things to LOVE About 1400 Dunheath Drive, FOR SALE in Inverness Shores

246. Friday Featured Home: 5 Things to LOVE About 1400 Dunheath Drive, FOR SALE in Inverness Shores

 From the moment I entered this spacious hillside ranch, I was captivated by the tranquil waterfront setting offering single story living in beautiful Inverness Shores. That’s why we selected the home at 1400 Dunheath Drive as this week’s Friday Featured Home. CLICK HERE to find the list price & property details and discover what I mean about the fabulous waterfront setting with this inside and … Read more…

99. Real Estate Report: State of the Spring Market in Barrington

99. Real Estate Report: State of the Spring Market in Barrington

 We’re well into the busy spring real estate market, and with Q1 behind us we want to share a quick look at the state of Barrington’s housing market. We’ll share a few year over year comparisons, and offer our observations about what’s in store for the rest of 2015. Home Values Median single family home prices ending Q1 2015 jumped 4.1% to $510,000 compared to … Read more…

265. Real Estate POP QUIZ: Comparing the Barringtons – Average Home Sale Price

265. Real Estate POP QUIZ: Comparing the Barringtons – Average Home Sale Price

 Welcome to our first 365Barrington Real Estate POP Quiz, a fun new way to learn about the local real estate market.  So sharpen your number 2 pencils and get ready to test your knowledge.  But first, we have some BIG NEWS to share! @properties has just opened a new real estate office in Barrington! Established in 2000, @properties is the number 1 real estate broker … Read more…

217. Home Sweet Barrington: This Sunday’s Open Houses

217. Home Sweet Barrington: This Sunday’s Open Houses

 Happy Sunday, friends! We’ve been working on plans to expand our real estate coverage here at 365Barrington.com to bring you more stories related to homes and gardens throughout the Barringtons and zip code 60010. In our new series called Home Sweet Barrington, we’ll be sharing videos, highlighting the latest info about the local real estate market plus we’ll be introducing you to some great local … Read more…

170. Five Things to Love About 5135 Tamarack Court

170. Five Things to Love About 5135 Tamarack Court

If you live in Barrington and have friends or family you’d like to see move a little closer to your home, we have a new real estate listing for sale at 5135 Tamarack Court in Hoffman Estates.  This three bedroom, two-and-a-half bath property just came on the market with a list price of $439,000.  All are welcome to tour the property during our first open house scheduled there from 1 to 4 p.m. (tomorrow) this Sunday, June 22nd.

5135 Tamarack Court in Hoffman Estates - Listed by The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
5135 Tamarack Court in Hoffman Estates – Listed by The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

5135 Tamarack Court is picture perfect, situated on a large corner lot with private patio and beautiful landscaping! Aside from the curb appeal, one thing that sets this property apart from the rest is attention to detail.  This home has had many updates over the years, including a new roof, siding, soffit & fascia, heat and a/c, appliance, counters, insulated garage, and more.  From the inside out, it is meticulously maintained and you can really tell how much the owners have cared for their home.

With so many awesome features, it’s almost impossible to narrow it down to a short list of some of this property’s most appealing characteristics.  But if I had to choose just five, these would make my list…

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141. Real Estate: Months Supply of Barrington Homes For Sale at Five Year Low

141. Real Estate: Months Supply of Barrington Homes For Sale at Five Year Low

 The months supply of homes for sale, otherwise known as “absorption rate” in Barrington is at a five year low. Today it would take 8.6 months to clear all of the current inventory of active homes for sale in Barrington. Compare that to October 2009, when the months supply of homes for sale stood at 23.9 months! Inventory is scarce and that continues to translate … Read more…

131. This Weekend’s Barrington Open Houses

131. This Weekend’s Barrington Open Houses

Despite Friday’s late-May snowshower (what’s up with that???), the weather forecast looks sunny for Sunday with a high of 68. And that sounds to me like the perfect forecast for a day of open house hopping in Barrington.

Barrington Open Houses on Sunday, May 18, 2014
Barrington Open Houses on Sunday, May 18, 2014

Whether you’re actively looking for a new home or would simply like to get a feel for property values in Barrington, below you will find the list of Barrington homes currently for sale with open houses scheduled for this Sunday, May 18th.

Post 300 - Luby Group Logo - Facebook - HouseIf you have specific questions about any of these properties or others you’ve seen on the market, please feel free to give me a call. 

My name is Liz Luby Chepell, I’ve been a licensed Realtor with Coldwell Banker’s Barrington office since 2004 and my direct phone number is 847-691-3150. 

I work on a family team with my mom, Suzanne Luby, my brother, Jim Luby, plus our full-time listing manager and marketing specialist, Christine.  We call our crew The Luby Group and we have some exciting new online offerings in the works to help anyone interested in buying or selling a home in Barrington so stay tuned!

Anyway, I just prepared this report for a client and thought I’d share it here to let you know that there are close to two dozen Barrington properties with open houses scheduled for this weekend.  The open house times vary by address so you’ll find a list of start and end times followed by details about each property open this weekend.  Have a great weekend and happy house hunting!  Here you go…

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302. This Weekend’s Barrington Open Houses

302. This Weekend’s Barrington Open Houses

 Since we’re on the subject of open houses in Barrington, we thought we’d share the list of Barrington properties for sale where open houses are being hosted this weekend on Sunday, November 17th. There are open houses scheduled at nine Barrington homes this Sunday according to our local multiple listing service. Here are the hours of each scheduled open house, with photos and more listing … Read more…

301. Community Open House this Weekend at Barrington’s White House

301. Community Open House this Weekend at Barrington’s White House

 As a Realtor, I’m a frequent visitor at open houses throughout the area, but THE MOTHER of all Barrington open houses is happening this weekend.  Barrington’s White House or the historic “Robertson House” across from Jewel/Osco on Main Street is on the brink of undergoing a major transformation and the public is invited to view the house up close, personal and from the inside out … Read more…

268. NoonDaily: 5 Things to Love About 6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills

268. NoonDaily: 5 Things to Love About 6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills

For today’s NoonDaily update, we’re sharing a closer look inside a beautiful 4-bedroom home currently for sale on a lovely cul-de-sac at 6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills.

Check back for our latest NoonDaily post, tomorrow at 12 p.m.!
Check back for our latest NoonDaily post, tomorrow at 12 p.m.!

Tucked away on a storybook 1.3 acre setting by the Barrington Hills riding trails, this classic colonial has four fireplaces, two staircases, a screened-in volume porch and finished lower level.

6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL - Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL – Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

My business partner Suzanne Luby and I have this property listed for sale and it’s priced at $589,000. Suzanne and I are both Realtors with The Luby Group and Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Barrington. I asked Suzanne to share her top five things to LOVE about the home at 6 Ashbury Lane and here’s how she breaks it down…

1. Warm & Cozy

Cozy up in the warmth of 4 fireplaces in the living room, family room, master bedroom and the lower level.

6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL - Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL – Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL – Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL - Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL – Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

2.  Going Up!

Front and back staircases.

6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL - Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL – Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

3. Lower Level Fun

Kids will enjoy the finished lower level with a recreation area, game room and a half bath.

4. Outdoor Entertaining

Entertain on the expansive deck off the kitchen and screened porch.

6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL - Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL – Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL - Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL – Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

5. Curb Appeal

Incredible curb appeal, classic colonial lines and lush landscaping.

6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL - Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills, IL – Listed Courtesy of The Luby Group/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

If you’d like to schedule a time to see this property, that’s easy! Just give us a call and we’ll set it up. You can reach Suzanne by email (Suzanne@TheLubyGroup.com) or by phone at 847-922-7733. Or you can also contact me (Liz Luby) at Liz@TheLubyGroup.com or by phone at 847-691-3150.

CLICK HERE to view all of the properties Suzanne and I currently have listed for sale with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Barrington. And here are more details – and many more things to love – about the home at 6 Ashbury Lane….

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