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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.



The Rat That Stole the Show Home Sellers - this is a cautionary tale told at time when buyers are skittish and homes for sale are aplenty.  If your home does not meet their standard they will bolt and head to the next home or the next one after that.  Your domino tiles have to be lined up perfect...
Scary Things to Do in Winnetka This Weekend - October 28-30 and Wilmette and Glencoe Monday is Halloween so that means this is the weekend for spooky stuff in and around Winnetka: Friday - October 28 Not So Scary Haunted House Friday - 10am to 2pm Winnetka Community House 847-446-0537 For childre...
Trick-or-Trunk in Winnetka (Yes, I Spelled That Right!) Have you heard about Trick-or-Trunk?  I recently did and thought I would share a location with you if you are interested in doing this with your children. Admittedly, Winnetka and the North Shore is an area where children can safely trick-or...
PROPERTY TAX APPEAL SEMINAR for Cook County Now is the Window of Opportunity to File an Appeal! Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak is announcing a seminar that will be offered to taxpayers seeking to appeal their 2011 property tax assessments.The seminar will be hosted by New Tri...
Buying a home online without a buyer's agent?  Buying a home with the agent who has listed the home?  Not good ideas and they will definitely cost you money.  You will not "save" anything by not having your own representation when you buy a home.  You need an advocate - someone who will work hard...
Things to Do on the North Shore Weekend of  October 21-23 Things to do in Winnetka Antiques and Modernism Show - a fusion of the former Winnetka Antiques Show and the Modernism Show Friday  - noon to 8pm Saturday - 10am to 6pm Sunday 11am to 5pm Three day admission is $15.00 Where:  Winnetka Comm...
"Make a Difference Day" in Winnetka Saturday, October 22, 2011 The Baird & Warner Real Estate office in Winnetka is participating again in "Make a Difference Day" which takes place on the fourth Saturday of  October every year.  This is a day when millions of Americans are rallied into a single d...
New Homes for Sale in Winnetka, Wilmette & Kenilworth Tuesdays are Broker Open House days on the North Shore - and there were a few more than last week to see today, some good, some bad, some ugly. By ugly I mean the house that was actually very attractive with good curb appeal - looks were not t...
Spacious New 3-Bedroom Condo at 1616 Sheridan, Wilmette,  IL Unit #9E New three-bedroom condo unit is now available at 1616 Sheridan in Wilmette.  Located in the popular "E" tier, this unit is the largest with stunning views and an extra long balcony to sit and enjoy the views.  The kitchen has s...
Leoleno in Winnetka Has Grown Up! Sadly, Leoleno has Closed In my original post about this store, "Leoleno in Winnetka - a Unique Young Children's Store," I spoke to the owner, Catharina Maerklin just a few weeks after she had opened her new store.Now, eight months later, I stopped into see how s...

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