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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.
Chicago is well-known for sitting along the east side of Lake Michigan.  Homes in the North Shore, including Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, and Glencoe that are situated on the lake sell for millions more than homes just a few a blocks away.Restaurants on the lake with good views are rare, thoug...
719A HinmanEvanston, IL$230,000 Lovely vintage condo in desirable area of southeast Evanston.  Friendly building with good reserves - walk to shopping and commuter train. 2 bedrooms 1 full bath hardwood floors throughout wood burning fireplace in-unit laundry large picture window in living room w...
719A Hinman - Unit 1NEvanston, ILOpen 12-2 - Today! Lovely vintage condo in desirable area of southeast Evanston. 2 bedrooms 1 full bath hardwood floors throughout wood burning fireplace in-unit laundry large picture window in living room with west exposure built-in bookshelves separate dining ro...
I just read Kathleen Daniels' article on the forced updates of Microsoft 10 on her computer:  Shame Shame SHAME on YOU MicrosoftI am also very sensitive to upgrades and ordered my Dell laptop several years ago with Windows 7 - and had to pay extra to get this older software because I hated Window...
As a Winnetka or North Shore home buyer, you are likely to be wowed by the pleasing interior of a home.  A newer kitchen with all the familiar updates, nice baths with granite tiles and steam showers. Perhaps closets with organizers and shelves galore or wood shutters on all the windows. Maybe th...
What exactly is an absorption rate?  Apparently, other industries have used this metric for decades but real estate is just catching up.  It's a good tool to understand home market inventory and the rate of sale.Briefly, absorption rates means the rate at which a market absorbs or uses up invento...
 NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS 966 Pine Tree Lane$995,000Almost 3/4 of an acre and also being sold as "land"      1206 Tower$1,325,000Lovely older home with huge rooms, large lot, and pool     997 Vine$1,499,999Just west of Green Bay Road     1293 Westmoor Trail$1,550,000Beautiful remodeled home wit...
If you've ever tried to prepare a nice meal for two people for $20, you may have found it a challenge. Just buying individual ingredients for a meal including salmon, a quinoa vegetable mix, and a tomato fennel salad would cost more.  What if I told you that you can buy one, fully prepared, delic...
 Sinead O'Connor has been found safe after taking off on a bike on Sunday morning around 6am.  Local residents are scratching their heads wondering why Wilmette?  Sinead O'Connor in Wilmette?Police were concerned because someone had called in worried about her whereabouts.  She may have been stay...

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