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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.
I just saw this home this morning during the broker's open house. My first thought was:  teardown.That was a mistake.It may be unassuming on the outside, but the inside is delightful and full of surprises. This home is updated, compact (without being small), and has a great garden.  There are thr...
 I have seller clients who decided to sell their solid, well-built house in Winnetka.  It needed some updating inside but nothing too expensive or outlandish.  They never liked the color of the exterior but made peace with it years ago.  As their Winnetka real estate agent, I consulted with them ...
Yes -- lots of cats and dogs are coming to Winnetka and hoping to find new homes here in the area.  All you have to do is come to downtown Winnetka and stroll along Lincoln Ave and Elm Street and you'll find dozens of adoptable cats and dogs.  Around three dozen stores will be hosting these homel...
June is a busy month for closings while new listings tend to wind down.  Here's what's happened in Hubbard Woods real estate for June: NEW LISTINGS1065 Vine - $579,000 (original price $599,000)Already under contract, this cute is very sweet and in move-in condition.  The yard, however, is all the...
 2016 has been an unusual year for real estate in the North Shore suburbs of Winnetka, Kenilworth, Wilmette, Glencoe, and Northfield.  Almost across the board, we have had a surplus of inventory with long market times for sales.  This is very unlike much of the country that is experiencing low in...
June is always a strong month for house closings. All those homes that went under contract in the busy spring period are now closing. WINNETKAWILMETTEKENILWORTH NORTHFIELD  GLENCOE  
Here's a list of local firework shows throughout the Chicago North Shore area.  Nobody just does fireworks anymore!  All the villages offer a full roster of day long activities including parades, races, concerts, and of course, fireworks. WINNETKA - Monday, July 49:00 pm at Duke Child's Field (co...
 533 Lincoln AvenueGlencoe, IL   This lovely 1/2 acre lot (21,780 sq. ft.) is available in the heart of Glencoe with many upscale, new construction homes nearby.  It's walkable to downtown Glencoe, the commuter train, and a short drive to the Chicago Botanic Garden.Price:  $1,095,000Taxes:  $22,7...
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...

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