Posts Categorized: Way Cool

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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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Hamptons of Hinsdale: Luxury Condos and Townhomes for Sale

Looking to live in Utopia?  Then you might want to check out the Hamptons of Hinsdale.  Located near the intersection of 59th and Washington Streets in Hinsdale, the Hamptons plans to offer over 100 luxury units, both townhomes and condos set in a serene park like location with ponds and open space.  The infrastructure and site… 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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French Country Estate, Yours for the Bid!- Riverside, IL Auction

122 Nuttall Rd, Riverside, IL 60546 Always on the lookout for opportunity, I spotted a beautiful home coming to the auction block on July 27, 2010.  Grand Estates is selling this home at an ” Absolute Auction”  with “No Minimum or Reserve – Regardless of Price”; that is,  free and clear of all liens.  Basically, you can name… 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