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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.



While scrolling around the net I came across the most interesting article about houses made of dirt.  Take a look and see that I'm not talking about your average mud hut! This type of construction is know as "cob" and has been around since the 11th century.  It has recently seen a surge in popula...
Older homes, which are abundant in the North Shore, constantly need upkeep and ongoing maintenance.  If  your home is older than 10 years, you may need to invest in some weatherproofing maintenance.  Finally going "green" is a popular thing - not just something to be joked about.  And it's also p...
Plastic everywhere - dangling from trees, cartwheeling across streets, stuck in bushes, smushed into the ground and strung like so many holiday lights along freeway fences.  And that's just what we can see - but all of it goes somewhere and that place is our planet's oceans.  The majority of the ...
That's a question that everyone is tossing around - trying to hold out buying until we "hit bottom" or not selling until the market turns around and price start to rise again.  Who's kidding who?     Nobody can predict when the bottoming out will occur - we may be fairly close as some estimates s...
There is no denying that statistics are cold, hard facts.  Usually, they can be interpreted only one way since numbers don't lie (at least that's what my long-suffering algebra teachers told me.)  So I pull numbers every few months to get a reality check on the market - is what I am seeing and th...
November 4, 2008 was a historic day for our country. . . . but many things were decided at the local levels as well.  In both Kenilworth and Winnetka, the property rights of owners trumped the preservationists attempts at getting more control over building and zoning laws.   My earlier post at(ht...

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