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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.



UPDATED 2020  Where to Play Golf in the North Shore   Public Courses   Winnetka Golf Club1300 Oak St.847-501-2050 Maintained by the Winnetka Park District, the Winnetka Golf Club has both a 9-hole and 18-hole golf course plus a putting green, driving range, pro shop, and snack bar.    Glencoe Gol...
Real Estate Sales Transactions for Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth & Glencoe for August 23-27 Winnetka - total of 8 closed sales 962 Sheridan - list price $925,000, sold price $850,000                            791 Bryant - $1,975,000/$1,125,000 1238 Westmoor - $1,569,000/$1,350,000 563 Provident...
UPDATED 2020 Prairie School Architecture in Winnetka When one thinks of the Midwest, one thinks of prairies, no?  Grasses that would come up to the withers on horses making their way through the (formerly) vast prairies of Illinois.  What makes Prairie really unique to us is that it is totally in...
Northfield Puts Home Rule Referendum on November Ballot The Village of Northfield trustees voted to put the issue of home rule on the November 2, 2010 ballot.  What exactly is home rule and why would a town want to govern itself this way?  Primarily as a means to better control its finances. Non-...
Real Estate Sales Transactions for Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, & Glencoe for the week of August 16-20     Winnetka - 7 Closed Sales 882 Pine - list price $530,000, sold price $482,500 (probably sold as land) 481 Hill - list price $797,000, sold price $720,000 1175 Hamptondale - list price $94...
Real Estate Transactions for Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth & Glencoe for the week of August 9 - 13 Winnetka - 6 Sales    481 Hill - list price $917,000, sold price $720,000                                               1519 Edgewood - list price $925,000, sold price $825,000 152 Old Green Bay Ro...
919 Westerfield - Wilmette Townhouse Not too long ago, the 38 townhomes at Westerfield Square were very hard to come by.  They always sold by word of mouth, long before there was any chance of getting listed and sold through the Multiple Listing Service. As with everything else real estate relate...
Open Houses - Wilmette, Winnetka, Glencoe & Kenilworth on Sunday, August 15 Today, August 15, there are 101 open houses in Winnetka, Wilmette, Glencoe, Kenilworth, and Northfield.  In Glencoe there are are 18 homes priced from $465,000 up to $4,985,000. In Kenilworth there are 13 homes that are ...
2915 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette - Romona School 3 Bedroom Home Did you ever think that you could afford such a nice home in the Romona School and New Trier School districts?  Look what's been done in recent years:                               new kitchen, appliances, and granite counters new furnace...
Real Estate Sales Transactions - Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, and Glencoe For the week of August 2 - August 6   Winnetka 120 Woodland - list price $339,000, sold price $323,000, 10 days on market 44 Brier - list price $825,000, sold price $744,000, 51 days on market 182 Myrtle - list price $86...

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