John Herman Announces New Listing for Single-Family Home in Fox River Grove, Illinois

John Herman is pleased to release the details about his newest listing for a lovely home for sale in Fox River, Illinois. This single-family home, at 8709 Gardner Rd., will make you feel like you are on vacation all year long. It is located in a lovely neighborhood where you can view the Fox River from your window, yet you are just 1 hour northwest of Chicago.

Fox River Grove is the ideal blend of business and hometown flavor. There are all of the services of large cities, yet a small town feel with a population of just 5588, and 2128 households. There is an even mix of male and female residents and 66% of the residents are married, with 32% either single, widowed, or divorced.

The median home sales prie is $17450, and 43.75% of the people stay in their homes over 5 years. Home ownership is high with 86% of the population owning their own homes. Seenty-nine percent of the residents are employed in white collar jobs. The main employer is the service industry, with retail, construction, and public administration accounting for the bulk of remaining jobs.The majority of people commute to their jobs by car, but there is quick access to Metra service as well.

There is plenty of opportunity for outdoor recreation in Fox River Grove with at least 12 parks or recreation areas featuring everything from hiking, playgrounds, biking trails, fishing locations, water sports, volleyball courts, sledding hills, basketball courts, tennis courts, and more. There are many community events including the 4th of July fireworks, Lions Fest, Arts and Crafts Fair, Fox Chase 5K and Pancake breakfast, River Jam, Water Fights, Poultry Party and Turkey Raffle, Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony and Norge Ski Jump.

The median home sale price in Cary is $190000 with a 12% turnover in homes annually, although 48.2% of people stay in their homes 5 years or more, showing a stable community. The vast majority of people in Cary own their homes (88%), while 7% rent and 4% are vacant.

The home at 8709 Gardner is served by the 220 Barrington School district, specifically Countryside Elementary, Barrington-Station Campus Jr. High, and Barrington High School. The home features new windows, a new furnace, new air conditioner, new carpet, updated kitchen and updated bathroom. Big deck features river views. This home is move in ready and is recently rehabbed. Offered at the bargain of just $89900, it is your ultimate vacation in the city home.

For your private tour, call John Herman at 847-847-4711 or email john@hermanrealestate.com

The John Herman Team announces a home for sale with Barrington, at 28615 W Ravine Dr.

This Victorian style property offers features beautiful views and is in the Barrington 220 school district.

Barrington porperty is located about 32 miles northwest of Chicago and is an area of wetlands, forest preserves, parks, horse trails in a country-suburban setting. The zip code 60010 is the 7th wealthiest zip codes in the nation with cities of 20000 or more.

The motto is a “a great place to live, work and play.”Population is estimated at 42,934, with 15,713 households. Over 6000 homes feature children, and there has been a 3% population grown since 2000. The median age is 33.45 years of age. The population is 50/50 male/female and 71% of the population is married, 19% are single. Divorced, widowed and separated make up the remaining population.

The median home sale price was $465,000, with an annual turnover rate of 14.59% and 45.87% of the residents stay in their home 5 years or more.Home ownership is high in Barrington, with 85% of the population owning, 9% renting and 6% vacant.
Retail is the largest employer, followed by services, construction, manufacturing, finance, and transportation and communication. Seventy-nine percent of the population is employed in white collar jobs.

The average household income is $179,308, with average per capita income of $66024. However, the greatest number of households (almost 2500) make between $150,000 and $200000, with about 1750 households in the $250-500,000 range and about 1200 homes ranking in the $500,000+ range.

The overwhelming majority (83%) drive to work, while a small percentage (8%) uses public transportation.Most Barrington residents are college educated with 9,732 earning bachelor degrees, 6,145 with graduate degrees, 4,429 reporting “some college” and 1724 with associate degrees.

Barrington features a large variety of public and private schools at all levels. The public schools get a 10 rating from the Great Schools rating system. It is the 220 school district.

This property is located up a gated driveway and features 3 bedrooms and 1 ½ baths and 1790 sq. feet. A heated enclosed porch, loft and additional office room make this home something special. Enjoy the views from the hot tub. There are newer windows, roof and furnace. The schools are Roslyn Road Elementary, Barrington-station Jr. High and Barrington High school.

For more information or a tour contact John Herman at john@hermanrealestate.com or call 630 251-8006 or 847-847-4711

John Herman Releases Details about New Listing for a Beautiful Ranch Home in Port Barrington, Illinois

The John Herman team is pleased to announce this beautiful ranch home just listed on the market. The home is found in the heart of Port Barrington, in the Riverwalk subdivision. Port Barrington is located just over an hour northwest of Chicago, and just 25 miles away from the O’Hare International Airport. This striking home is located at 402 Farnsworth Circle. It was built in 2001 and is in great condition. The three-bedroom, two-bath home includes 1834 square feet of living space and is located on a approximately half acre lot. It includes a large basement that is just waiting to be finished, which will add even more living space to the home, as well as, a three-car attached garage.

The village of Port Barrington, located in McHenry county is conveniently located closed to the train station, grocery stores, and shopping venues. This community has a population of just under 43,000 and residents maintain an average income of $179,308. This home is located in the 118 Wauconda school district. This home is served by Cotton Creek elementary, Matthews junior high, and Wauconda Community high school.

The population in Port Barrington is divided 50/50, male/female with 71% of the population being married. The median home sales price is $465,000 with 45.87% of people staying in their homes 5 years or more. Home ownership is high with 85% of the population owning their own home. It is a primarily white collar community, with 79% of the people employed in white collar jobs and 21% in blue collar jobs. Retail is the largest employer, followed by services, construction, finance, insurance and real estate, as well as some jobs in manufacturing, wholesale, and other fields.

Port Barrington is nestled in the Fox River Valley, located in both Lake and McHenry counties. There is plenty to do with walking, biking and snowmobile trails, boating, fishing and several parks and marinas within the boundaries. The Fox River Preserve offers its own marina, pavilions and connecting trails for more outdoor enjoyment. The village is served by many quaint local merchants, as well as national merchants, and features the Aboretum mall. There are many local and national dining opportunities as well.

This lovely home is priced at $209900. For your personal tour call the John Herman Team at 847-847-4711 or email assistant@hermanrealestate.com

The John Herman Team announces a fantastic unit for rent at 101 Driscoll Lane in Wood Dale, Illinois.

The John Herman Team is proud to announce a premium residential rental in Wood Dale, Illinois, in the Bristol Park Townhome Community.

The City of Wood Dale, Illinois is a perfect place to live, close to everything, yet far enough to have a small town feel. It offers all of the benefits of a modern, urban city, while keeping a certain small town charm. Wood Dale is in Du Page County, and is located about 35 miles northwest of Chicago, with a population of 14069. It was incorporated in 1928 and became a city in 1970.

During the work day, the population of Wood Dale becomes about 35000, as many people work in Wood Dale. The city’s close distance to Chicago, O’Hare, and many interstate highways make it an ideal place to live and work. There are numerous shopping areas, golf courses, and businesses.

Wood Dale is a community that offers a variety of new housing opportunities including affordable condominiums, luxury town homes and single family homes. Wood Dale is currently experiencing economic growth, both in its industrial district as well as its downtown area.

There is an awarding winning police department and the city prides itself on service to its residents, focusing on quality of life for the people who live in Wood Dale.Each August the Prairie Fest takes place and brings the people of Wood Dale together for a multi-day celebration involving food, events and a carnival.

There are 16 parks in Wood Dale, giving plenty of leisure space. This includes a water park, with splash pad and other water features, golf courses, hiking trails, Dog Park, and more.
The median age of a Wood Dale resident is 36, number of households 5038, with approximately 2.79 persons per household, and 1825 homes with children. The largest percentage of residents are between the ages of 45 and 54, but the age of the population is well represented and only varies by a few hundred people from 0 years of age to 54 years of age with between 800 and 1100 people in each age group. The split is about 50-50 male/female. Fifty-seven percent are married, 24% are single, 4% are separated, 7% are widowed and 8% are divorced.The median home sales price is $125000.

Schools in the area are Westview Elementary 3-5, Oakbrook Elementary K-2, Wood Dale Junior High 6-8, and Fenton High School, 9-12. The elementary and Junior high are rated a 7 and the high school a 6 according to greatschools.com, which uses test scores for their ratings.Wood Dale has a station on Metra’s Milwaukee District/West Line, which provides daily rail service between Elgin, Illinois and Chicago, Illinois (at Union Station).

This apartment is located in the Bristol Park townhome community, which features a pond and beautiful landscaping on 12 acres.

You can enjoy living in Wood Dale in this 3 level unit, which features 3 bedrooms and 2 ½ bathrooms in the Bristol Park Condos for $1850 per month.

The unit features spacious living with a living room, dining room, kitchen, laundry, master bedroom with vaulted ceilings and private bath, and 2 additional bedrooms. Built in 2006, the unit has central air conditioning, and gas heat, public water and sewer and a 2 car garage. Monthly rent includes scavenger, lawn care, and snow removal.No pets are allowed in this unit.

For more information or a tour contact John Herman at john@hermanrealestate.com or call 630 251-8006 or 847-847-4711.

The John Herman Team announces a home for sale with water rights in Barrington, at 28639 W Ravine Dr.

This property offers water rights, and is in the Barrington 220 school district, a marina and plenty of open spots for a boat or wave runner are some of the outstanding features of this property.

This is an opportunity to live on the water in a great community for a fraction of what one might expect to pay for a home for sale in Barrington.

Barrington is located about 32 miles northwest of Chicago and is an area of wetlands, forest preserves, parks, horse trails in a country-suburban setting. The zip code 60010 is the 7th wealthiest zip codes in the nation with cities of 20000 or more.

The motto is a “a great place to live, work and play.”

Population is estimated at 42,934, with 15,713 households. Over 6000 homes feature children, and there has been a 3% population grown since 2000. The median age is 33.45 years of age. The population is 50/50 male/female and 71% of the population is married, 19% are single. Divorced, widowed and separated make up the remaining population.

The median home sale price was $465,000, with an annual turnover rate of 14.59% and 45.87% of the residents stay in their home 5 years or more.

Home ownership is high in Barrington, with 85% of the population owning, 9% renting and 6% vacant.

Retail is the largest employer, followed by services, construction, manufacturing, finance, and transportation and communication. Seventy-nine percent of the population is employed in white collar jobs.

The average household income is $179,308, with average per capita income of $66024. However, the greatest number of households (almost 2500) make between $150,000 and $200000, with about 1750 households in the $250-500,000 range and about 1200 homes ranking in the $500,000+ range.

The overwhelming majority (83%) drive to work, while a small percentage (8%) uses public transportation.

Most Barrington residents are college educated with 9,732 earning bachelor degrees, 6,145 with graduate degrees, 4,429 reporting “some college” and 1724 with associate degrees.

Barrington features a large variety of public and private schools at all levels. The public schools get a 10 rating from the Great Schools rating system. It is the 220 school district.

This property is a “cottage” located on a side street near the Fox River with water access. It features a community dock and river access. The subdivision has its own marina and spots for wave runners and boats. The Fox River is a prime spot for recreation, fishing and water sports.

There are 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a garage, and raised floor plan. Being sold “as is” it needs renovation and may require cash or a 203K loan. At just $85000 it is an opportunity to gain instant equity by making improvements to this gem in the rough.

For more information or a tour contact John Herman at john@hermanrealestate.com or call 630 251-8006 or 847-847-4711.