Posts Categorized: Bizarre

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Quirky New Smart Gadgets for Your Home

Smart Home gadgets for under $100 With all of our “smart” technology, Quirky, an online community where amateur inventors can bring their ideas to life, and GE, have unveiled seven new smart gadgets guaranteed to increase the IQ of your home.  Under $100, they’re packed with ways to help you control your home appliances right from… Read more

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Villa Taj, BACK ON THE MARKET!

Around a year ago, I wrote about a 30,000 plus square foot home fit for only a king, Villa Taj in Burr Ridge.  In February, with a potential client trying to buy the place for $6mm, I learned that the seller wasn’t entertaining any potential buyers who can’t back up their interest with a $10mm documented net… Read more

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Villa Taj Update

Last October, I wrote about an outrageous mansion, Villa Taj in Burr Ridge.  Since then I have obtained some interesting tidbits of updated information. The auction reserve price was $12 million dollars – the auction failed The current broker thinks the place could be sold for scrap for a mere $6mm The seller isn’t entertaining any… Read more

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Villa Taj Auction Cancelled At Last Minute

I know that many of you must have had your hearts broken yesterday when you showed up with your $250,000 checks to bid on Villa Taj in Burr Ridge, the house that once was listed at $25 million. Apparently, the auctioneer pulled the property from the auction at the last minute after several of you… Read more

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Villa Taj, Burr Ridge, Illinois

Looking for a bargain?  Take a look at Villa Taj located on the luxurious corner of  County Line and Plainfield Roads in Chicago’s western suburb of Burr Ridge.  In Burr Ridge the average home price is just under $1 million and while it is known for being an upscale suburb, even Villa Taj is too much.  According to… Read more