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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 

If you are thinking of moving to the Chicago area, the North Shore is one area you should definitely explore. The North Shore stretches north from Chicago and includes the suburbs of  Wilmette, Kenilworth,Winnetka, Northfield, and Glencoe (heading north from the city.)  These communites make up o...
09/29/2015
From Realtor.com, this article shows  which states prefer dogs vs. cats as pets.  And when you view the graphic, you'll see that there's no doubt that the southern half of the country is partial to dogs while the northern half prefers cats.  Then there are all those states that can't make up thei...
09/29/2015
UPDATED 2019  North Shore Dog Grooming inWinnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth and Glencoe Who doesn't love bringing their best friend home smelling fresh, feeling fluffy, and sporting a new handkerchief?   In the summer, we sometimes wash our dog outside and let her dry in the sun - but winters are lon...
09/28/2015
Wilmette Open House2616 Wilmette Ave, WilmetteSunday, September 27, 1-3pm  Listing Details:Brick Ranch in Wilmette2616 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, ILPrice:  $489,000MLS#:  09036486Bedrooms:  3 (+ 1 possibility in basement)Bathrooms:  2Square Footage: approx. 1688Lot Size:  61 x 166This roomy brick ra...
09/26/2015
Recently I had been showing homes in Wilmette IL to a couple moving here from out-of-state.  They had chosen Wilmette as the community they wanted to live in because of the good home values, schools, beautiful Gillson beach and park, and convenient transportation.The husband noticed that there wa...
09/25/2015
Winnetka is a quintessential Midwest town located just 30 minutes north of Chicago along Lake Michigan.  It is characterized by large trees, sidewalks, a house stock consisting of both older and new construction homes and many parks and beaches.One of the major draws of Winnetka is its proximity ...
09/17/2015
I recently met someone in an exercise class who moved here from out-of-state.  Since I sell real estate, people like to talk to me about houses. She told me that while she loved her new house, she wasn't exactly thrilled with the street.  It wasn't anything physical since there are many beautiful...
09/15/2015
Condos and townhouses are a premium in the North Shore suburbs of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, and Glencoe.  Only Wilmette has a good number of condos for sale.  Many seniors who are looking to downsize and sell their family homes are moving farther west to Glenview where the Glen and other ne...
09/15/2015
Wilmette Open House2616 Wilmette Ave, WilmetteSunday, September 13, 11am to 12:30 Listing Details:Brick Ranch in Wilmette2616 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, ILPrice:  $489,000MLS#:  09036486Bedrooms:  3 (+ 1 possibility in basement)Bathrooms:  2Square Footage: approx. 1688Lot Size:  61 x 166This roomy b...
09/12/2015
August is slow time in real estate - kids are finished with camp and summer school so families head off to vacation.  And when they return, it's back-to-school time.  There are a good number of closings, but those are properties that sold earlier in the summer.  Let's see what happened in Hubbard...
09/01/2015
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