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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.

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2013 

The Headache Known as Willow Road Reconstruction I've cursed almost every time I've driven along Willow Road through Northfield - the dreaded stretch between Happ Road and Sunset Ridge Road.  Unless you're driving at 2 am, you will have bumper-to-bumper traffic to contend with.  Now I can start ...
03/28/2013
  The Headache Known as Willow Road Reconstruction I've cursed almost every time I've driven along Willow Road through Northfield - the dreaded stretch between Happ Road and Wagner Road.  Unless you're driving at 2 am, you will have bumper-to-bumper traffic to contend with.  Now I can start cursi...
03/28/2013
Wilmette Condo for Sale - Plaza del Lago If you would like to start living a freer and easier lifestyle on the lake, why not consider living at 1630 Sheridan Road in Wilmette. Technically, the building is a cooperative but the board has recently allowed the use of mortgages for purchases (a very...
03/25/2013
I Would Never Have Sold Them That House! Thoughts on buying a North Shore home If you are considering moving to the North Shore and want to live in say, Winnetka or Wilmette, you expect your agent to guide you through all the pitfalls.  If you are not familiar with the area, you need an agent to ...
03/21/2013
Real estate often becomes personal.  I counsel my buyer clients to look at every deal like the business transaction it is.  And one emotional and very personal aspect of buying a home is financing.  You tell me what  you can spend based on your discussions with a lender and we go from there.  I d...
03/21/2013
 UPDATED 2019   Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Northfield, IL Now see -  you don't have to travel all the way to Durango, Colorado for some really good chocolate! Northfield has its very own store right in town. Kim Smith, the owner, lives in Libertyville with her husband and two daughters.  Sh...
03/19/2013
Most Expensive Home Sold in Winnetka The most recent real estate related news in Winnetka was the sale of a $12,250,000 lakefront estate.  While this may solidify some people's opinion that Winnetka and other North Shore suburbs are stratospherically priced, in truth, there were 19 homes that so...
03/15/2013
  Baird & Warner Looking for a Career in Real Estate?     Whether you are looking to launch your new career in real estate or are an experienced agent thinking about moving offices, this event is for you.  The Baird & Warner North Shore offices are hosting a ReTHINK Real Estate event at our Winne...
03/12/2013
Glenview IL Real Estate Market Report February 2013   Total number of sales for Glenview single family homes for February 2013 is the best in four years. Here are the numbers Glenview - February 2013 Sold homes:  24 (16 in 2012; 18 in 2011; and 16 in 2012.) Average Sold Price:  $615,216 Average ...
03/07/2013
Going Green Matters Wilmette Community Environmental Fair Going Green Matters is a local environmental organization that was formed in 2006 by a small group of residents who wanted to provide Wilmette with fun and engaging ways to learn about environmental issues. This Sunday, March 10, will be ...
03/07/2013
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