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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.
 Gather your friends and head over to the Winnetka East Elm shopping district for a fun evening sipping wine and shopping.  Sample a variety of different wines curated and poured by the Wilmette Wine Cellar. Appetizers will be served by local restaurants including Trifecta, Guildhall, Little Rick...
 When your home is listed for sale, the one thing you are looking for is a ready and willing buyer.  When you receive that contract to purchase your home, your emotions are running high and excitement mixed with trepidation is in the air.  Could this be it, could we really be selling our house?Th...
 1050 Tower Road, Winnetka, IL  60093  Price:  $589,000 Bedrooms:  4Baths:  3Garage :  2-car detachedLot size:  50 x 149Schools:  Hubbard Woods, New Trier High SchoolThis home has had so much work already done!   new central air conditioning most windows replaced upgraded 200 amp electrical upgra...
When I discuss pricing with home sellers in Winnetka and the North Shore, I notice that sellers have different expectations regarding their sale price. Motivated sellers are willing to list properly, hear my advice regarding the comps, and eager to move forward.  Then there are those that are loo...
Vacation is over, school is in again, and weather is . . . still hot!  Let's see how hot the Hubbard Woods real estate market has been. NEW LISTINGS 1152 AsburyListed at $859,000 with 3 bedrooms and 3 full baths with lots of updates.  Listed in 2015 for $919,000     1264 Forest GlenOn for $889,00...
In Sunday's Chicago Tribune, real estate writer and observer Kenneth Harney, writes:"Goodbye big fat McMansions.  Your boom time is over.  Hello townhouses and smaller homes - you're where the action is headed."He goes on to say that the decades-long big-house market is making way for more smalle...
August had a good number of closes in the North Shore - it's the last month before buyers want to settle in before school starts.WINNETKA WILMETTE KENILWORTH NORTHFIELD  GLENCOE    
Ever popular Kenilworth Gardens (which is in Wilmette, not Kenilworth) continues to perform well in home sales.Currently, the real estate statistics for Kenilworth Gardens look like this: For sale:  9 homesLow price:  $769,000High price:  $1,150,000Under contract:  3 homesSales in past 12 months:...
The sounds of cement trucks and hammers have been buzzing a lot in the Hubbard Wood area of Winnetka.  Two local and well-known builders both bought single large lots within blocks of each other and divided them into two buildable lots.  Thus four new, large homes for sale.  The first two homes t...
If you are looking for one-level living and an alternative to a condo - you must see 3223 Sprucewood in Wilmette.  Not only is it move-in ready, but there is no basement for you to worry about water seepage! the eat-in kitchen is updated with stainless appliances and granite counters large living...

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