Elmwood Park located in Cook County is under a wide range of renovations. From the public library to the civic center, changes are happening at a quick pace. The population has grown to about 24,295, 2006 with the highest population age range between 35 and 49. Elmwood officially became a town in 1914. With 1.9 sq. miles it is about twenty-five minutes/15 miles from Chicago. Shopping and lovely owner/operator restaurants are scattered throughout Conti Parkway, also known to homeowners as the circle as it encompasses a wide circle and also is home to a the local library the citizens are very proud of. The town is known as the Village with Pride as residents strive to keep the town in shape.
Home buyers looking for affordable homes will find many attractively priced Elmwood Park Homes for Sale, Foreclosures, Short Sales, Bank-Owned Homes and homes in various stages of the foreclosures process. There were over 350 homes listed in the foreclosures process as of the timeframe ending October 2010 so there are many opportunities to acquire discounted Elmwood Park homes. Elmwood Park homes can include foreclosed single family homes, foreclosed condominiums, multi-family and 2-4 unit homes and land. As a Realtor that serves Elmwood Park let me help you find a suitable while looking after your best interests. Buying a home shouldn't just be about the lowest price, you also want to make sure the home is properly inspected, structurally sound, free of judgments, and located in a safe area with adequate amenities and good transportation. Being someone who knows the area and those that surround Elmwood Park, I can help you quickly find, buy or sell a home.
Elmwood Park is bordered to the northwest of Oak Park, where I am based, so as a Realtor also serving Elmwood Park real estate and the surrounding areas, I can help you find a dream home and negotiate the right price with favorable terms. I will patiently work with you to keep you up-to-date on the buying and selling process while making all of your concerns is addressed. If a home might not be the right one for, I wont hesitate to tell you straight and provide advice that looks after your interest. I will help you through every step of the process with details like contract negotiations, inspections, HUD, financing, closing costs and various details along the way.
Kids are always looking for summer fun, and with the Family Aquatic Center they found it! The center has something for everyone in the family. From the zero depth edge pool and the children's water play area.
They also have a space reserved just for tanners! And the mushroom shower and water slide are a huge splash
Seniors have a special place of their own in Elmwood Park. The Frambois Center is strictly for seniors and the have designed many different programs. The center sponsors aquatic classes, golf and exercise. They also have a helpful program for snow removal! You are welcome to call 708.452.3962 for more information about current events. Also for older seniors, the Elmwood Care center located on Grand Street is licensed by the state of Illinois and certified for Medicare. They have 245 beds and recently added on in-house dialysis and Ventilator Dependant care.
Located at 2 Conti Parkway and offers many adult and children's programs throughout the year. For adults they have weight training, men's basketball, Kick boxing, yoga and many strength training and step aerobics. For Children something new for 2008 is a Cheerleading Class for ages 8 and up and a Magic Class was just held in February, 2008 with great success! Other children's classes include, tumbling, karate, painting, ceramics and for the sports minded; football, basketball, baseball, golf and fitness class. Keeping the little ones busy early in childhood sets them up for staying active as an adult. You can contact the main recreation center 708.452.3935 for more information or download the PDF file for the Department of Parks and Recreation in Elmwood Park Winter Spring 2008.
Other recreational facilities around the village of Elmwood Park include:
Home to the Oak Park Country Club, located just minutes from Triton Community Campus and the Cernan Earth and Space Museum. Transportation to and from Chicago via the Metra Train.
The Elmwood Park School System includes two elementary schools, one middle and one high school as well as a Early Childhood School. Go to the website to find out where you child could be going to school next year! There is also a private school at Saint Celestine Catholic School, K - 8th An excellent website with fees and tuitions, school calendar and a before and after care program. St, William, is K-8th grade and Sayre Language Academy.
The Elmwood Park Public Library has gone through some changes to the grounds as well as their website. Find out how your child can become a Conti Cove Reading Club Kid. The summer of 2006 it was all about Pirates, reading levels range from first grade to fifth grade. With 6 parks a Senior and Child Rec Center at the Village of Elmwood Park and even a skate park, Elmwood is fast becoming a place for families to enjoy.
Elm Leaves is a local addition of the Pioneer Press and it has a place for you to send in YOUR local news. Also the local schools sports pages. A community calendar of the events and activities though out the year.
Are you ready to come to Elmwood Park and allow me to show you what this great place has to offer? Well, please contact me today and I will be glad to show you around town!