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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.
Just Listed in Winnetka! 900 Gordon Terrace in Winnetka, IL is a mid-century modern style home located walking distance to downtown Hubbard Woods, the train, schools, and Tower Road beach.  It's a split-level with great space, energy, and light. Details:Bedrooms:  3Baths:  2Other rooms:  Living r...
 Please click on the links to see a 2015 market report for any village. Winnetka Wilmette Kenilworth Northfield  
 Northfield had slightly more home sales in 2015 - but the average sale price dropped by 4%.  Willow Road is not the ever-present demon in our lives anymore, and I think that will reflect positively on home values.    The ratio of list price to sell price remained the same at 91% and the average ...
Five new homes were listed in Hubbard Woods in January - getting a jump on the Spring market.  Other than one bad weekend, the weather has been more agreeable and I'm seeing considerably more homes coming on this market this time of year than last year.New Listings: 875 Burr - at the corner of Bu...
Recently I've seen several local listings that are listed by an agent from outlying areas.  It's not like we have a lack of local and very qualified real estate agents in Winnetka and the North Shore.  Competition for listings is very robust and I wonder under what circumstances a seller would no...
Where to Get Pizza in Winnetka & the North Shore  I gave up cooking on Friday nights a long time ago - after a week of working and making dinners, I just got pooped out.  Over time, Friday night became Pizza night and it takes a major holiday or event to derail those plansThere are lots of good p...
Wilmette IL had another strong year for home sales in 2015.  The average price rose almost 3% in 2015 and the total number of units sold in each year was almost identical (see below.)Single Family Homes The ratio looks very good too - I use the original list price (before price reductions) and co...
I have written several articles about recycling in Winnetka and the North Shore, including:Recycling Your Plastic in Winnetka and the North ShoreNews on Winnetka Recycling - Cardboard CartonsWhat's the Skinny on Plastic Recycling in Winnetka and the North Shore In checking the Winnetka website, I...
Comparing real estate statistics for Winnetka in 2014 vs 2015, the  numbers are almost identical.  These are the numbers:Single Family Homes Total Winnetka sales were virtually the same but the average sell price was down 3% in 2015.  Sellers are still getting about 8-9% off their original list p...

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