Housing

Housing

Market's a little slow in Stone Creek

URBANA — You can be Illini football coach Tim Beckman's next-door neighbor for $115,000. For a bit less, you can live on athletic director Mike Thomas' street for $100,000.

Don't run to your real estate agent too quickly, though — that will get you a lot, but you'll still have to build the house.

Building permits, Sept. 14, 2014

Listed are recent permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000.

Permits are listed by applicant, description, location and cost.

CHAMPAIGN

Coach House, new detached garage at 1015 W. Church St., $30,000.

Urbana council moves tenant-reimbursement measure closer to vote

URBANA — Over the objections of a state Realtors association, city officials continue to move on a new ordinance that would help displaced tenants get reimbursement from negligent landlords.

Home sales dip in August

CHAMPAIGN — Home sales softened as the school year got under way, but many pending sales remain in the pipeline, the Champaign County Association of Realtors reported.

In August, 272 homes were sold in the Champaign County area, down from 282 for the same month in 2013, according to the association's Multiple Listing Service.

Building permits, Sept. 7, 2014

Listed are recent permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000. Permits are listed by applicant, description, location and cost.

CHAMPAIGN

Horve Construction, new Home2Suites hotel at 2013 S. Neil St., $6.4 million.

Habitat, Home Builders Association hold joint fundraiser

CHAMPAIGN — Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County and the Home Builders Association of East Central Illinois will co-host a joint fundraiser called "Dare to Dream, Dream to Build" from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Sept. 19 at the I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. First St., C.

Building permits, Aug. 31, 2014

Listed are recent permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000. Permits are listed by applicant, description, location and cost.

CHAMPAIGN

Mode 3 Architecture, new multifamily residence at 507 S. Second St., $5,340,361.

Building permits, Aug. 24, 2014

Listed are recent permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000. Permits are listed by applicant, description, location and cost.

CHAMPAIGN

Building permits, Aug. 17, 2014

Listed are recent permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000. Permits are listed by applicant, description, location and cost.

CHAMPAIGN

Habitat for Humanity, new single-family home at 410 E. Beardsley Ave., $150,000.

Leaders make cities' cases for area Realtors

Staff writer DON DODSON was at the Champaign County Association of Realtors meeting Tuesday as the mayors of Champaign, Urbana and St. Joseph and the Mahomet village president all made presentations. Here's three big points each of these leaders made:

DON GERARD, CHAMPAIGN