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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.



Chicago is . . .cold and sloppy this Christmas Eve.  It's very very cold here - the Bears/Vikings game on Monday night set a new low record.  There's tons of wet heavy snow on the ground.  I will not be making my annual Christmas trip to Los Angeles to visit family this year. Yet, I am strangely ...
To say it's freezing here in Winnetka (suburb north of Chicago)  is an understatment since it's about 20 degrees below that.  Add wind chill and . . .well, I can't even think about it.  But I moved here 22 years ago from toasty Los Angeles where I had grown up.  I often second guess that decisio...
This Saturday, December 6 - I will be hosting an open house and holiday sale at my listing at: 874 Sheridan Road, Winnetka    This beautiful home has 4 bedrooms and 4 full baths and is located across the street from Tower Road Beach.  Great new kitchen, updated baths, full basement and large bedr...
Some Kenilworth residents had hoped to register the entire town as a National Register of Historic Places district.  That referendum, as well as two in Winnetka, were defeated in the November elections (see my previous posts: Kenilworth & Winnetka Consider Preservation  and Kenilworth Rejects Pr...
A lease option basically means that you are renting a property with the option to buy it at a later date.  Back in the late 70s and early 80s the lease-option was a fairly popular financing instrument.  When the housing market is slow, it's something that can benefit and buyer and seller.  Now th...


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