North Shore Real Estate Blog

Follow me
By
Real Estate Agent - Baird & Warner Real Estate
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.

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2011 

Your house doesn't have to be a "10" to sell in this market, but there is a very simple "perfect" formula to get it sold.  Yes, some houses in this languorous real estate market will sell with multiple offers.  How?  Read on!What Types of Homes are Selling Right Now?  Perfect Ones!  For those who...
03/30/2011
How to Dispose of  Old Electronics & Appliances if You Live in Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, Northfield and other North Shore Suburbs If you are anything like me, you have a few cardboard boxes in your basement filled with old electronics like computers, keyboards, wires, chargers, con...
03/30/2011
The Book Stall Hosts Erica Kane!  (well, um Susan Lucci, actually) "All My Children" was a staple of my college days - the only time and the only soap I watched.  I couldn't resist the tumultuous and wildly neurotic lifestyle of heroine Erica Kane played by actress Susan Lucci. She has been calle...
03/26/2011
  It's Spring Break in New Trier Township - What's In Your Itinerary?   9 Things To Do     When my two children started school at Sears School in Kenilworth (way back when), I learned about  a phenomenon called "Spring Break".  Very bad movies have been made about it. Newscasts  in March and Apri...
03/25/2011
Wilmette School Tax Referendum - More Sources for Information Two weeks ago I wrote a post about this important referendum for increased funding for the Wilmette schools:  Wilmette District 39 - School Tax Referendum Coming Up. There are, of course, opposing sides to this referendum.  Those suppo...
03/24/2011
North Shore Homes - Winnetka, Wilmette, Glencoe, and Kenilworth Tuesday mornings mean real estate broker tours for new homes on the market in Winnetka, Wilmette, Glencoe and Kenilworth (Wednesdays for Northfield.)  This past Tuesday was depressing for the simple reason that I saw too many new ove...
03/18/2011
  Living with Disabilities How to Become Safe and Independent in Your Own Home  For people with any type of physical disability, whether from injury, illness or old age, you have a new advocate in the North Shore communities of Winnetka, Wilmette, Glencoe, Kenilworth, Northfield, and surrounding ...
03/17/2011
I was just reading a post that a fellow realtor wrote about the magnificent views from her perch on Palos Verdes Peninsula overlooking the Pacific Ocean near Los Angeles.  While salivating looking through her photos, I tried to think of the views that we flat landers have here in the North Shore...
03/15/2011
Wilmette School District #39 and 37 Do you sometimes wish you could quickly look up certain information about your children's schools? I've come across a site that is provided by the Illinois State Board of Education that has lots of different types of data.   Here are the links for Wilmette Scho...
03/11/2011
About Winnetka School District #36 Do you sometimes wish you could quickly look up certain information about your children's schools? I've come across a site that is provided by the Illinois State Board of Education that has lots of different types of data.   Here are the links for Winnetka Schoo...
03/08/2011
Rainmaker
1,162,699

MargaretGoss

Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
smartphone(847) 977-6024
Contact The Author

Winnetka & North Shore Posts 

12 Reasons to Buy a Home in the North Shore

Hubbard Woods, Winnetka

Winnetka Shopping

Homes with 1+ Acres

Pet-Friendly Condos in Winnetka & the North Shore

North Shore Dog Beaches

Private High Schools in Winnetka and Wilmette

Kayak & Canoe Rentals at the Skokie Lagoons

The Green Bay Trail

North Shore Dog Groomers

Moving to the Suburbs?  Winnetka or Hinsdale?

North Shore Dining Guide

Winnetka Parking

Wilmette Golf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Understanding Agency

Understanding Real Estate Commissions

Locations of visitors to this page

Powered by FeedBurner

 Subscribe in a reader

Reviews on Zillow
2727710
"Margaret is a real pro. She really took an interest in understanding what we were after and found us a great house after only a few days of looking. ... more "
5.0/5.0
by adelmad
9018
"Margaret is an excellent real estate agent! Highly professional, reliable, efficient, knowledgeable. I was very pleased with her services and highly ... more "
5.0/5.0
by geoc