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Real estate and community information for Chicago's North Shore suburbs of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, and Glencoe. Over 15 years of experience selling single family homes, condos, new construction and land. Includes market statistics, sold properties, community events, zoning, sports, restaurants and various real estate opinions and thoughts.
 McKenzie Square is one of Wilmette's distinct neighborhoods and named for the local school, McKenzie Elementary School.  This area is roughly bounded by Green Bay Road on the east; Ridge Road on the west side; Lake Avenue along the north side; and Wilmette on the south.  McKenzie Square is a ver...
 New on the market in Hubbard Woods:1303 Sunview is a 5-bedroom home on 1/2 acre that was listed June 17 and is under contract.  The property is located in the 100-year flood plain.  List price:  $1,150,000    1405 Scott is a classic Tudor home with many updates including a beautiful chef's kitch...
The North Shore Art League is hosting their art show this year in Hubbard Woods Park in Winnetka.  The two day show will occur on Saturday and Sunday, June 27-28.Hours:Saturday:  10am to 6pmSunday:  10am to 5pmHubbard Woods Park is located at 939 Green Bay Road, right in the middle of the Hubbard...
Woodley Road in Winnetka – this exclusive, winding road has aWinnetka zip code but is actually part of unincorporated Cook County. Considered one of Winnetka’s toniest addresses, homes here are generally on lots between one and two acres, with lots of woodsy areas between homes.People are drawn t...
385 Provident in Winnetka is a sunny and bright four-bedroom home that feels like . . . home.  From the appealing front porch to the expansive family room, it exudes elegance, charm, and comfort.  So much space with four large bedrooms on the 2nd floor and an additional bedroom in the lower level...
 Here is a list of phone numbers that you might want to keep handy - some should be in your phone for easy access.  Police or Fire Emergency:  911WINNETKAWinnekta Police Department 847-501-6034Winnetka Fire Department - 847-501-6029Village of Winnetka 847-501-6000Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Co...
I have written many times about my thoughts on looking for homes on Zillow or Trulia.  Listings are often long gone, sold and closed months ago.  Or foreclosures are touted as being available when they are years away from coming on market - if ever.Here's a little secret:  not all homes that are ...
Just last summer everyone was lamenting the lack of inventory of Winnetka and other North Shore homes for sale.  Buyers were plentiful and sellers were celebrating  a bidding war bonanza.This year the real estate scene is a little different . People are  asking me about all the  "for sale" signs ...
As I write this, there are only 7 condos for sale in Winnetka.  They range from a 1/bedroom 1/bath for $159,000 up to $745,000 for a 2/bedroom first floor unit at Hedge Row.Coming to the market next week are two luxury condos at Winngate, 720 Green Bay Road.  One is a 1/bedroom 2/bath with a den ...

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