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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.

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2010 

UPDATED 2019 No Man's Land in Wilmette, IL - it's an appropriate name for an area that was left largely undeveloped until the 1960s.  No Man's Land is a strip of land along the lakefront between 10th. St. and Westerfield Drive in Wilmette..  It was originally an unincorporated area, and thus the ...
03/31/2010
Indian Hill Estates in Wilmette is a beautiful, sprawling area of 122 acres that was begun in 1926. The site plan was laid out by prestigious Chicago architect Philip Maher and featured curving streets, expansive lawns, ornamental street lamps, and stone pillars at the entryways. They even had th...
03/29/2010
Is it ever okay . . . to just walk away - when you can afford not to?  There are thousands of homeowners who have chosen to walk away from their homes and their mortgages.  We all know this and we understand that we are in the middle of a huge foreclosure crisis and that there are circumstances w...
03/27/2010
New homes have been coming on the market regularly now since January with little movement out of the market.  But the month of March has indeed come in "like a lion."  Finally houses are going under contract and at a pretty fast clip. Here's the rundown:  There are 197 homes for sale in Winnetka,...
03/24/2010
Here's a humorous rundown of what it really means to be a good real estate agent:I had a client ask if you left real estate what would you do -Well let me see, what my 26 years of being a managing broker would qualify me to do? Marketing Director        Bookkeeper Family Therapist Dog obedience t...
03/22/2010
Here's a humorous rundown of what it really means to be a good real estate agent:I had a client ask if you left real estate what would you do -Well let me see, what my 26 years of being a managing broker would qualify me to do? Marketing Director        Bookkeeper Family Therapist Dog obedience t...
03/22/2010
Here's a humorous rundown of what it really means to be a good real estate agent:I had a client ask if you left real estate what would you do -Well let me see, what my 26 years of being a managing broker would qualify me to do? Marketing Director        Bookkeeper Family Therapist Dog obedience t...
03/22/2010
In Winnetka - a Village Prays and a Child Inspires.  Billy Joel wrote the truest lyrics when he sang "Only the good die young."  So often we find ourselves saying why couldn't it be Osama bin Laden or some ruthless murderer locked away in jail.  The small red signs began appearing all over town a...
03/21/2010
Kitten Adoptions at Noah's Art in Winnetka!  Our wonderful pet supply store, Noah's Ark, is hosting a kitten adoption in conjunction with Paws Chicago, Chicago's largest no-kill humane animal shelter. The event is called "March Madness" and will be held tomorrow, Saturday, March 20, from 12-4 pm....
03/19/2010
Welcome to Winnetka's New Wine Shop - appropriately called Winnetka Wine Shop. As many new ventures are, the opening of this store is a labor of love for the two owners, Emily Link and her aunt Jean Sheridan.  Emily is a recent graduate of Hobart and William Smith College located in the heart of ...
03/13/2010
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