Naperville Home Prices, Trends, Data – January 2014

How’s the market?  The first month of 2014 was a good one for Naperville home prices.

The trends in the real estate market continue to point upwards as the data below will show.  Here’s a summary of how the Naperville housing market ended up in January.  The charts below represent a rolling 12-month average (or cumulative amount for some statistics) to better show the actual trends in the market.  This data is specifically for sales of traditional resale single-family homes and does not include foreclosure, short-sale, or condo/townhome data.

(also:  find out how the Naperville housing market looks today with our live market data feed coming right from the MLS database)

Average Home Sale Prices

The average home sale price was up 4.6% to to $445,582.  That’s just about $20,000 more than a year ago.


[Read more…]

2nd Annual Uncork Your Support Wine Tasting Fundraiser

naperville fundraiser, uncork your support

The Ronald McDonald Family Room in Edward Hospital will host its second annual fundraising event, “Uncork Your Support” Wine Tasting, at 5:30 p.m., on Thursday, March 6, at Cress Creek Country Club in Naperville.

[Read more…]

Little Luxuries – Great Home Decor In Downtown Naperville

little luxuries home decor in naperville

One of the things that makes shopping in downtown Naperville so special is the presence of locally owned, one of a kind boutiques such as Little Luxuries. This quaint little shop offers unique home decor pieces, accessories, as well as antique and vintage items.

[Read more…]

Winter Ale Fest 2014 In Naperville

winter ale fest in Naperville 2014

The 2014 Naperville Winter Ale Fest will be Naperville’s first outdoor winter beer festival.

  • The festival will take place on Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

[Read more…]

Men’s Night Out In Naperville – Valentine’s Day Shopping 2014

valentine's day gift shopping in naperville

February means Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.  For men, the yearly ritual to find the perfect love gift can mean a sense of foreboding or maybe even last minute impulsiveness.

But not this year.

Instead, enjoy your shopping as the Cress Creek Country Club hosts “Men’s Night” on Thursday, February 6th from 5:30-8 p.m.  This one-stop shopping experience will feature a showcase of local vendors to help with special gift ideas for sweethearts and more.  Plus, enjoy complimentary appetizers, drinks, prizes, and virtual golf activities while selecting that quintessential gift.

[Read more…]

Naperville’s Outdoor Ice Skating Rink At CityGate Centre

outdoor ice skating in naperville

This winter, Naperville residents can take advantage of a newly opened outdoor ice skating rink at CityGate Centre for outdoor recreation and fun.

The CityGate Centre has added a 60 x90 foot outdoor rink, known as the ‘Winter Skate’ rink, that opens from 11am until 9pm daily, weather permitting. The skating rink is free and open to the public, but skaters must bring their own skates as skate rental is not offered. The rink will remain open through the month of February, presenting a great opportunity for families to get some fresh air and exercise during these winter months.

[Read more…]

Naperville Food Drive – Winter 2014

naperville food drive january 2014

This winter weather isn’t making it easy on anyone.  Just imagine if, in addition to these ridiculously cold temperatures, you could barely afford food.

To help those who are in that exact situation, the Naperville General Store is partnering with the Loaves & Fishes Community Pantry for a winter food drive. [Read more…]

Two Bostons Pet Store In Naperville – Info, Hours, Products

two bostons pet store in napervilleYou don’t have too spend too much time in Naperville to notice that this is a city that loves their dogs!  Fortunately for Naperville residents, there is a shop located downtown that caters to their beloved pets.

Two Bostons is a locally owned pet boutique owned by married couple Andy and AdreAnne Tesene. The shop was named after the couple’s two pet Boston Terriers. This little pet boutique offers a full line of pet food and wellness products, as well as a full line of grooming products for your furry friends. There are also fun items available such as toys, clothing, and even specially baked gourmet treats.

[Read more…]

Yuks for Youth 2014 – Get Tickets, Info Here

yuks for youth 2014 benefit

The Second City presents  “Happily Ever Laughter”
Including the talents of District 203 students

Support the Naperville Education Foundation and go home smiling after Happily Ever Laughter.  This hilarious revue features some of the best sketches, songs and improvisation from The Second City’s 53-year history. Talented students from District 203 will also perform.

The Naperville Education Foundation (NEF) raises and grants funds for programs that enhance and enrich the educational experience of Naperville School District 203 students. [Read more…]

Cat’s Pajamas Vocal Band Coming to North Central College

cat's pajamas in naperville

Five guys who use only their voices to create the sound of an entire band.  Performing since 2005, The Cat’s Pajamas Vocal Band started on cruise ships and now perform over 200 shows a year in Branson, Missouri and all over the country.

[Read more…]