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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.
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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...
02/15/2018
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...
02/06/2018
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...
02/06/2018
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...
02/06/2018
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 ...
02/06/2018
 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...
02/05/2018
There were 10 closed home sales in Glencoe in January, 2018.  These homes most likely went under contract during what is considered the slowest time of the market.  Half were under the sweet spot of $1 million and half were over.     Snapshot of current Glencoe market:Homes for sale:  79 (priced...
02/05/2018
  There were 23 closed home sales in Wilmette in January, 2018. These homes most likely went under contract during what is considered the slowest time of the market. There was one home over $2 million, and 1 home over $3 million but the majority of homes sold at the sweet spot of under $1 million...
02/05/2018
There were 15 closed home sales in Winnetka in January, 2018.  These homes most likely went under contract during what is considered the slowest time of the market yet some of them are very strong. There were two homes over $2 million, and 4 homes over $3 million including a $10 million sale for...
02/05/2018
 Lots of activity starting out quickly in 2018 - six new homes listed in January, 2018 in Hubbard Woods (I have not included previously listed homes that were removed from the market for the holidays.) 1216 Scott Ave. $1,080,000 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths      1509 Scott Ave. $1,174,900 (?) 5 bedroo...
02/05/2018
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