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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.

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2013 

  This magnificent one-level condo introduces you to the concept of living in a ranch home without the hassle and inconvenience of mowing and shoveling.   An incredible 3,450 square feet of sunny living space with four bedrooms (originally five, the master is now two bedrooms combined) plus five ...
09/26/2013
There really are only two ways to sell a house:  priced right and priced wrong.  Sometimes "wrong" may seem "right" to you, but it's best to consult and listen to your listing agent.  It's really a simple tale. A tale of two sellers...   Seller #1 Priced their home so that it was obviously the be...
09/23/2013
Northbrook, IL Housing Market Report for August 2013 Northbrook finished up the summer strongly, after a very good spring market.     Single Family Homes Northbrook sold homes:  59 Average list price:  $616,600 Average sold price:  $599,000 Ratio of list price to sell price:  96% Average days on ...
09/23/2013
Glenview, IL Market Report for August 2013 Glenview, IL is a very popular destination - close proximity by train or car to Chicago, excellent schools, fine restaurants and lots of shopping.  Summer finished up strong after a very good spring market.   Single Family Homes: Glenview homes sold:  68...
09/23/2013
Chambers of Commerce - Are you Mining the Gold? As a real estate broker I'm on the hunt for leads.  I am always looking for someone who is moving, or someone who knows someone who is moving.  So networking has become a very nice source of business for me.  There are many different ways to network...
09/19/2013
  As with any big issue, many Winnetka residents have opinions on the proposed solutions to our stormwater problems.  I have been reading about various ideas both in local newspapers and online - but now the Village of Winnetka is hosting two meetings on the subject.Called "Special Stormwater To...
09/19/2013
Taste of Wilmette - Fashion Plates   Food and fashion - together under one roof!  That's exactly what the Wilmette/Kenilworth Chamber of Commerce has planned this Thursday, September 19. Local markets, boutiques, and restaurants are teaming up to provide a fun event for just $10.  The Taste of Wi...
09/17/2013
Northfield Real Estate Market Report August 2013 13 homes is a solid number of homes for Northfield at the close of summer.  Market time still shows a strong seller's at 111 days average.  And Northfield offers a  diverse housing stock - from a small fixer-upper up to a luxury home on an acre of...
09/03/2013
Kenilworth Real Estate Market Report August 2013 It's hard to make generalizations about Kenilworth because of its small size and inventory of homes for sale. But it is interesting to note that the four homes that sold in Kenilworth averaged in price at just over a million.  That's been a  popul...
09/03/2013
Glencoe Real Estate Market Report August 2013 Glencoe had a good summer for sales and finished up strong in August.  Days on market seem high to me at 97 days but it's an average of all sales and still indicates a very strong seller's market. Single Family Homes Total number of homes sold:  16Av...
09/03/2013
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