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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.



A Wonderful Winnetka Welcome Last week my out-of-town clients moved into their beautiful new Winnekta home. As any family with four children might do, their top priority was an excellent school system.  They did their due diligence by investigating other Chicagoland communities, but ultimately Wi...
People in the Chicago area are not deterred by winter weather when it comes to grilling outside.  Nevertheless, these safety pointers are a great reminder to be sure to use caution when doing extra grilling in the summer months.   Outdoor Grilling: Staying Safe                 If you were like me...
Winnetka Area Farmer's Markets Guide 2012 It's that wonderful time of year again - fresh produce delivered to you via farmer's markets.  In the northern Illinois area we have an abundance of fresh corn and tomatoes that are grown locally and are especially good later in the season. In addition to...
Romney's in the 'Hood - Winnetka Helicopters flying overhead, limos streaming down the street, and people dressed to the nines.  What in the world is going on? We live near a church - is it a notable funeral? There's a school down the street - what could be that fancy there? Aha!  A quick convers...
Winnetka and the North Shore Ranked as Most "FASHIONABLE" You knew it all along, didn't you?  You didn't need a data collection agency called Bundle, to tell you that.  After all, you have the credit card receipts to prove it.  I know I do. So Winnetka and several other villages in the North Shor...
When I bring up the subject of staging, some sellers feel that their decorating style is being criticized.  Not true at all!  A decorated house is for you to live in and enjoy - a staged home is meant to bring in a buyer who will live in and enjoy the home! Even Beautifully-Decorated Homes can Be...
Arbor Lane Open House Today! Come and see this lovely 3-bedroom end unit townhouse at 8070 Arbor Lane (Meadowlake) in Northfield.   This unit has floor-to-ceilings windows, large living/great room next to kitchen, and patio on the pond.  The master bedroom also have pretty pond views. Lots of ame...
What Do You Look for in a Real Estate Agent? Pretend for a moment that you could choose the perfect real estate agent to work with you.  If you are selling your home, you will probably interview several to see who fits with your goals and personality.  If you are a buyer, you may get names from f...
April Real Estate Market Report Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield Homes sales have been solid - but I expect they will be even stronger in May and June.  In April, 54 homes sold in Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe and Northfield.  BUT, there are 97 pendings and 163 un...

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