Bungalow Award Deadline Approaches?Many Loans & Grants Available for Renovations

August 3, 2009

Daily Real Estate Updates

sudler-sothebys-logo3 August 2009 ? The deadline to nominate your Chicago Bungalow for the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Bungalow Award is August 28, 2009. This recognition is part of the Chicago Historic Bungalow initiative started in 2000 by Mayor Daley. The objective is to preserve Chicago?s most distinctive style of architecture while maintaining affordability. The program offers grant and loan programs to help restore these homes including Bungalow Tax Smart, energy saver grants, and a “Restore, Renovate and go Green” program. Through this initiative, the city offers ongoing seminars, publications and newsletters. The winners of the Driehaus Award will be announced at the 2009 Historic Chicago Bungalow and Green Home Expo on Saturday, October 17 at Chicago?s Merchandise Mart. This annual event is free to the public with more than 140 craftsmen, banks, architects, real estate agents, and other specialists, many of whom bear a “green” designation.

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Andrea Geller, Realtor® with Sudler Sotheby?s International Realty, specializes in residential real estate sales and marketing of resale properties and new construction homes. Acknowledged as an expert in the real estate industry, Andrea has been interviewed for industry related articles for print and online media including the Chicago Tribune, Crain's Chicago Business, Reuters, Bankrate.com, and Illinois Realtor Magazine. Andrea's commitment extends to the community as an active member of several professional associations. Her appointments include the Board of Directors of the Chicago, Illinois, and National Association of Realtors® and the Lakeview Chamber of Commerce. She markets herself under HOT PROPERTY®, an innovation in the real estate industry led by Chaz Walters that has been marketed since the 1990s. This unique real estate concept is always a step ahead of the industry providing marketing from cutting edge interactive exposure to targeted innovative advertising opportunities. Visit her at www.hotpropertychicago.com or 773.868.3090.

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