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Real estate and community information for Chicago's North Shore suburbs of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, and Glencoe. Selling single family homes, condos, new construction, and land on the North Shore since 1998. Includes market statistics, sold properties, community events, zoning, sports, restaurants and various real estate opinions and thoughts.
I like working with statistics and trying to gauge which way the Winnetka and North Shore real estate market is heading. I run into problems, however, because each village is so small. I could lump all the villages together - Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe and Northfield  - but they are ...
February might have had a huge snowstorm (which I luckily missed!) but that didn't slow down the Hubbard Woods real estate market. We've had 6 new homes come on the market - all listed over $1 million.   New Hubbard Woods Homes for Sale  1125 Gage St.  $1,139,000 (renovated several years ago)    ...
Listed below are home sales in February for the North Shore villages of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, Northfield, and Glenview. Only Wilmette and Glenview had a good number of sales but that's not usually expected to happen in February. WINNETKA      WILMETTE   KENILWORTH - no closings...
 I've never met a children's museum I didn't like but the Kohl Children's Museum in Glenview IL is simply the best. And what a life saver on a rainy day if you have youngsters aged between newborn and 8 years old.   The Kohl Children's Museum opened in Wilmette IL in 1985, just a few years before...
Professionals in many occupations have a tendency to throw around explicit industry terms that leave consumers bewildered. While many people have heard of real estate related words, few really understand what they fully mean. When you're anywhere in the process of buying or selling real estate, u...
It's restaurant month on Chicago's North Shore again!  The idea of North Shore restaurants hosting a "restaurant month" was conceived by the Chicago North Shore Convention and Visitor's Bureau and modeled after the concept that is offered in major cities throughout the country. For the entire mon...
There were many closings in January throughout the villages. This means that the usually quiet months of October through December were busy last year - including many high-end homes that sold and closed. Included in the reports (click on your village to access report) is the absorption rates whic...
There were 3 closed home sales in Kenilworth in January, 2018. These homes most likely went under contract during what is considered the slowest time of the market. What is really exciting though is the absorption rate (shown below the chart) that indicates Kenilworth currently has an absorption...
There were 31 closed home sales in Glenview in January, 2018.  That is a good number considering they went under contract during what is considered the slowest time of year in real estate.  There was one short sale and two foreclosures.   Snapshot of current Glenview market Homes for sale:  166 ...
 There were 5 closed home sales in Northfield in January, 2018.  These homes most likely went under contract during what is considered the slowest time of the market. The most expensive, at $655,000, was a foreclosure.  Snapshot of current Northfield market: Homes for sale:  29 (priced $329,000 t...

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Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
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