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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.
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The North Shore Magazine, Make it Better, has received over 105,000 votes from all of us to deliver this year's "Best of."  Votes were solicited and cast for a variety of businesses in the North Shore and Chicago.  The 10 categories are:       Arts & EntertainmentBeautyCelebrationsDiningFitness a...
07/29/2015
Did you know that Winnetka rolled out an interactive mapping tool for home owners and prospective buyers?   This internet mapping services allows users to access information for specific addresses and provides facts on school districts, recycling day pickups. voting districts, and taxes.   The ma...
07/28/2015
When it gets hot in the Midwest, it gets really hot.  And humid.  That's when everyone is envious of people who own homes with pools.  Pools tend to be de regueur with high-end homes but it's still possible to find homes with pools that are reasonably priced.Pools are not always popular here - ma...
07/21/2015
Open house on this newly listed 3-bedroom ranch home in the Romona School District.  Affordable, updated, large lot, and full basementSunday,  July 19 from 1-3pm  2616 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette This 3-bedroom, 2-bath roomy brick ranch home is new to the market.  Many updates including hardwood fl...
07/18/2015
2616 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette This 3-bedroom, 2-bath roomy brick ranch home is new to the market.  Many updates including hardwood floors, granite counters, and brand new hall bath.  Master bedroom has in-suite bath and all bedrooms are good-sized.  Living room with picture window overlooks deep...
07/17/2015
Let's keep our fingers crossed for good weather this weekend - it's Sidewalk Sale and Let Loose on Lincoln in Winnetka!Sidewalk SaleWinnetka's sidewalk sale will be held on Friday and Saturday, July 17-18.  As always, all three business districts in Winnetka (Hubbard Woods, East Elm, West Elm) an...
07/15/2015
07/13/2015
HGTV has been airing a new show on people buying the new so-called tiny houses (Tiny House Hunters.).  In Winnetka and the North Shore communities we think tiny is anything under 2000 sq. ft,  New luxury construction is usually over 6000 sq. ft, sometimes as much as 9,000 - 10,000.How can it be t...
07/10/2015
Kenilworth Gardens is not in Kenilworth . . . it's actually in Wilmette!   Many of my clients are surprised to hear this, especially since Kenilworth Gardens directly abuts Kenilworth. The streets that make up Kenilworth Gardens run east -west just west of Ridge Road as it runs through Keniworth ...
07/08/2015
The annual Wilmette Sidewalk Sale and Summerfest are fast approaching.  This year's event will take place on Friday and Saturday, June 10th and 11th from 9am to 5pm. There is lots of entertainment planned including a Classic Car show, live music onstage, and a beer and wine garden.  These activit...
07/07/2015
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