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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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2015 

Knowing the absorption rate in your area is a great asset when looking to purchase or sell a home in Glenview.  The absorption rate is actually a formula that tells you how long the current inventory of homes would take to sell if no new homes came on the market.   In other words, it's the rate a...
02/23/2015
Knowing the absorption rate in your area is a great asset when looking to purchase or sell a home in Northfield.  The absorption rate is actually a formula that tells you how long the current inventory of homes would take to sell if no new homes came on the market.   In other words, it's the rate...
02/22/2015
Open House Sunday, February 22 1-3pm 1330 Westmoor Trail, Winnetka IL Just Reduced! $1,125,000   This large 6-bedroom home has the space you need and it's on a 1/2 acre lot.  Located on a quiet cul-de-sac and close to schools, this home is patiently waiting for your updates.   6 bedrooms on the 2...
02/21/2015
Do you know what the absorption rate is in any given area.  Did you know that you can use this handy number to help determine how to price your home, or buy a home.   The absorption rate is simply a way to tell if we are experiencing a buyer's, seller's, or balanced market.  It tells us how long ...
02/21/2015
Knowing the absorption rate of a particular neighborhood or price range is a great help in determining what you should sell or buy for.   Pretend that no new listings come on the market - then the time it would take for everything currently on sale to sell is your absorption rate.   The number of...
02/20/2015
Knowing the absorption rate in your area is a great asset when looking to purchase or sell a home in Winnetka.  The absorprion rate is actually a formula that tells you how long the current inventory of homes would take to sell if no new homes came on the market.   In other words, it's the rate a...
02/19/2015
Winnetka and North Shore home buyers have told me that they want to work with several agents to get the best service.  Hmm.  Why is this not a good strategy? There are many reasons of course.  But the most important is that you will end up scurrying around with different people, wasting their tim...
02/19/2015
Wilmette IL Updated 2019Wilmette IL has repeatedly outpaced its North Shore neighbors in home sales.  Yes, Wilmette is larger and more diverse than Kenilworth or Winnetka, but Wilmette homes regularly sell more quickly and for more money year after year.What makes Wilmette so special? The short l...
02/14/2015
The real estate market in Winnetka, IL has started off more quickly than one year ago.  With interest rates still low and inventory on the lean side, buyers are on the move.   This chart, from the Multiple Listing Service, shows home sales, prices, and days on market for each month in 2014. Janua...
02/11/2015
In January, there were 10 new listings in the Hubbard Woods area of Winnetka.  However, only 4 were truly new listings since the 5 others had been previously listed and removed from the market.  There is also one new "exempt" listing. The 4 new listings are: 1416 Edgewood - a very sweet home with...
02/03/2015
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