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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 

In today's Chicago Tribune, the author writes that homes prices across the 7-county Chicago area have risen 1.3% from April to May.  From 2014 to 2015 they have risen 2.2%.How does that compare more locally to our market here in Winnetka, Wilmette, Northfield, Kenilworth, and Glencoe? April 2015 ...
07/29/2015
The North Shore Magazine, Make it Better, has received over 105,000 votes from all of us to deliver this year's "Best of."  Votes were solicited and cast for a variety of businesses in the North Shore and Chicago.  The 10 categories are:       Arts & EntertainmentBeautyCelebrationsDiningFitness a...
07/29/2015
Did you know that Winnetka rolled out an interactive mapping tool for home owners and prospective buyers?   This internet mapping services allows users to access information for specific addresses and provides facts on school districts, recycling day pickups. voting districts, and taxes.   The ma...
07/28/2015
When it gets hot in the Midwest, it gets really hot.  And humid.  That's when everyone is envious of people who own homes with pools.  Pools tend to be de regueur with high-end homes but it's still possible to find homes with pools that are reasonably priced.Pools are not always popular here - ma...
07/21/2015
 2616 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette This 3-bedroom, 2-bath roomy brick ranch home is new to the market.  Many updates including hardwood floors, granite counters, and brand new hall bath.  Master bedroom has in-suite bath and all bedrooms are good-sized.  Living room with picture window overlooks dee...
07/18/2015
2616 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette This 3-bedroom, 2-bath roomy brick ranch home is new to the market.  Many updates including hardwood floors, granite counters, and brand new hall bath.  Master bedroom has in-suite bath and all bedrooms are good-sized.  Living room with picture window overlooks deep...
07/17/2015
Let's keep our fingers crossed for good weather this weekend - it's Sidewalk Sale and Let Loose on Lincoln in Winnetka!Sidewalk SaleWinnetka's sidewalk sale will be held on Friday and Saturday, July 17-18.  As always, all three business districts in Winnetka (Hubbard Woods, East Elm, West Elm) an...
07/15/2015
07/13/2015
HGTV has been airing a new show on people buying the new so-called tiny houses (Tiny House Hunters.).  In Winnetka and the North Shore communities we think tiny is anything under 2000 sq. ft,  New luxury construction is usually over 6000 sq. ft, sometimes as much as 9,000 - 10,000.How can it be t...
07/10/2015
UPDATED 2019 Kenilworth Gardens is not in Kenilworth . . . it's actually in Wilmette!   Many of my clients are surprised to hear this, especially since Kenilworth Gardens directly abuts Kenilworth. The streets that make up Kenilworth Gardens run east -west just west of Ridge Road as it runs throu...
07/08/2015
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