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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.



On a warm and muggy day, threatening to storm, hundreds of Winnetka residents gathered at the Village Green to honor those who have died in service to America.  First the parade, then the gathering to hear the band and singers sing patriotic songs.         The featured speaker was 2nd Lieutenant ...
MOLD - it doesn't have to doom your home purchase and is more common than most of us think. The "M" Word...      Mold. A four letter word that is the "kiss of death" to most property transactions. And why not? With all the negative publicity and horror stories on the Internet, buyers head for the...
UPDATED 2019 Meadowlake & Arbor Lane Condos in Northfield, IL The Meadowlake condo complex, more commonly called Arbor Lane, is located on the corner of Happ Road and Winnetka Avenue in Northfield.  There are 175 individual units among 8 buildings that are built along Arbor Lane on one side and a...
Andrea McArdle Sings at the Wilmette Theater Andrea McArdle shot to fame in 1977 portraying Annie in the Broadway musical hit "Annie." She went on to become a seasoned Broadway veteran appearing in Les Miserables, Evita, Annie Get Your Gun, Meet Me in St. Louis, Peter Pan, and many others. Andrea...
The Absorption Rate - What it Means for Housing in Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth and Glencoe    The absorption rate is not an exact science but is an interesting tool to analyze the current real estate market. Essentially, the number shows the rate at which the inventory of homes is being sold. ...
April Housing Sales for Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe and Northfield The Federal tax rebate that expired at the end of April was not instrumental in the final tally of sales in Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, and Glencoe. One positive change is that the list price to sale pr...
“Touch a Truck” Family Festival in Northfield, IL We all know boys (well, some girls too!) who love playing with toy trucks. What a thrill it would be to actually touch and climb aboard real life-sized trucks . . .in a supervised environment. This event is occurring this weekend and is sponsored ...

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