Excellent Resources and Vendors

Despite having been in the real estate industry for over 25 years in the La Grange Park area, I am always on the hunt for the best resources for my clients. Whether you are a buyer, seller or renter, I always want you to feel that I am working in the best interests of customers and clients. One of the real joys I have had as a real estate agent over the years is that of seeing people grow in the community as I have. Second to that is seeing the very towns I love expand in their own right.

As a fellow resident, I take great pride in our flourishing downtowns along the BNSF Metra Railway. I’ve seen new construction projects rejuvenate Ogden Avenue and La Grange Road/Mannheim Road. Highways have been widened to allow for better access to O’Hare and Midway airports. And a growth of little known eateries in downtown La Grange has become the “go to” spot for local foodies.

As a Realtor® with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, I have a collection of resources at my disposal, but it’s not enough. I truly strive to support each and every client when making that decision towards the next step in your life. My services don’t stop there, however, as I know that home ownership goes beyond the completion of a transaction. For this reason, I’ve put together a helpful list of excellent resources and vendors.

My local knowledge and extensive real estate experience will benefit you whether you are serious about buying or selling a home at this time, or are a returning client in need of one of the many homeowner resources I offer. Remember, I’m just a call, email, or drive away. I’m here to be your guide—the “Golden Rule” Realtor® you can rely on.

Order of Resources:

  • School Information
  • Community Information
  • Tax Information
  • Mortgage Information
  • Relocation Links

Useful School Information, Reports, and More.

Neighborhood School Information
School Information Report Nationwide

Research public, private, and catholic schools and districts across the country.

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School Information Nationwide

GreatSchools is the leading national nonprofit empowering parents to unlock educational opportunities for their children.

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Illinois State Board of Education
School Information Illinois

State Dept. of Education offers useful school reports, statistics, demographics.

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Useful Area Information, Reports, and More.

Community Information Report
Local Community Information Nationwide

Discover detailed population, education, financial, environment, and crime information on over 30,000 communities nationwide.

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Village of La Grange Park
Local Village Information La Grange Park, IL

La Grange Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, the village, which is a suburb of Chicago, had a population of 13,579.

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Village of La Grange Park, IL
Local Village Information La Grange Park, IL

Engage your community – connect to news, events and information you care about.

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West Suburban Chamber of Commerce & Industry Foundation
Local Business Information La Grange, IL

The West Suburban Chamber of Commerce & Industry Foundation, a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation, was founded in 2000 by area business leaders.

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Village of Brookfield, IL
Local Village Information Brookfield, IL

Brookfield is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States, 13 miles west of downtown Chicago. The population was 18,978 at the 2010 census. It is home to the Brookfield Zoo.

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Village of Westchester, IL
Local Village Information Westchester, IL

Westchester is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. It is a western suburb of Chicago. The population was 16,718 at the 2010 census.

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Little People’s Country Academy of Arts & Education
Day Care Center La Grange IL

We have a long standing history of providing exceptional, full day, programs for young children including infants and toddlers.

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Metra Rail
BNSF Railway Chicagoland Area Train System

Metra is the commuter rail agency serving Cook, DuPage, Will, Lake, Kane and McHenry counties in the Chicago area. It is the sister agency to the Chicago Transit Authority, which provides mass transit rail (the L) and bus service to Chicago and some suburbs, and Pace, which provides bus service primarily in the suburbs.

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Brookfield Zoo
Chicago Zoological Society Brookfield, IL

World-renowned, Brookfield Zoo inspires guests through extraordinary connections with animals, nature and each other. Set within a 216-acre nature park, the zoo have captivated and educated visitors since 1934. It is home to 2,000+ animal residents and is also an accredited arboretum.

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La Grange Public Library
Library La Grange, IL

The La Grange Public Library provides community members the inspiration and the means to learn, explore, and connect throughout their lives.

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Village of Western Springs
Village Information Western Springs, IL

Western Springs is a village located in Cook County, Illinois, United States and is a suburb of Chicago. As of the 2010 census, the village had a total population of 12,975.

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Village of Hinsdale
Village Information Hinsdale, IL

Hinsdale is a village in Cook and DuPage counties in the U.S. state of Illinois. Hinsdale is a western suburb of Chicago. The population was 16,816 at the 2010 census, most of whom lived in DuPage County. The town’s ZIP code is 60521.

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City of Countryside, IL
City Information Countryside, IL

Countryside is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 5,895 at the 2010 census.

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Tax Information

IRS - Internal Revenue Service
Selling Your Home Nationwide

This publication explains the tax rules that apply when you sell (or otherwise give up ownership of) a home.

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IRS - Internal Revenue Service
Topic 455 - Moving Expenses Nationwide

If you moved due to a change in your job or business location, or because you started a new job or business, you may be able to deduct your reasonable moving expenses but not any expenses for meals. You can deduct your moving expenses if you meet all three of the following requirements…

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IRS - Internal Revenue Service
Top Ten Tax Facts if You Sell Your Home Nationwide

Do you know that if you sell your home and make a profit, the gain may not be taxable? That’s just one key tax rule that you should know. Here are ten facts to keep in mind if you sell your home this year…

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IRS - Internal Revenue Service
Other (Alternative Minimum Tax, Estates, Trusts, Tax Shelters, State Tax Inquiries) Nationwide

Top Frequently Asked Questions for Other (Alternative Minimum Tax, Estates, Trusts, Tax Shelters, State Tax Inquiries)

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Mortgage and Financing Information

Jill Diethelm
Sr. Mortgage Banker, NMLS #192590 La Grange, IL

Jill Diethelm is an experienced loan officer with proven success. Dont delay call Jill today! Mortgage Information, Pre-Approval, and Interest Rates are available.

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Relocation Information

Coldwell Banker
Real Estate Guide La Grange Park, IL

Excellent information about La Grange Park, IL as well as the surrounding areas.

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Movers Guide Nationwide

Official USPS® Change of Address

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