Welcome to the Fox Valley area! My Fox Valley Homes expertise is combined with Charles Rutenberg Realty brokerage to specialize in the St. Charles area and surrounding suburbs including Elgin, Campton Hills, South Elgin, Geneva, Batavia and more. Let us help you discover what it is like to live and work in this beautiful area, only 40 miles from Chicago. Use our expertise to find the perfect home or lot to build your next home, move up to a bigger place or invest in some wonderful flats in the downtown area. Elgin, with over 100,000 residents, has an incredible theater and arts community at the Hemmens Cultural Center, with live theater performances year round. It has an amazing library with Gail Borden and the Rakow branches, plus its own Elgin Symphony Orchestra. Welcome to Elgin-the biggest little city near Chicago!