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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.



In Kenilworth, a beautiful lakeside home located at 619 Sheridan Road sold for $6,100,000.  It has 4 bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths and a beautiful 9/10 of an acre with a private beach.     A very affordable Kenilworth home sold for $420,000 at 606 Roger Avenue.  This home had 3 bedrooms, 2 fu...
If you are trying to sell your home, market time is not your friend.  The longer your house stays on the market, the more the value goes down in the buyer's mind.  If your list price is too high and does not match the perceived value, your house will linger, unsold and stale. Sellers who price th...
In 2014, Winnetka had 210 home sales.  The median price was $1,219,000 and here are the two sales at either end, the highest and lowest priced homes to sell in Winnetka.   Most Expensive The most expensive house to sell in Winnetka in 2014 was 619 Sheridan Road which sold for $6,100,000.  It isn'...
Most people know that the springtime is a good time to list your Winnetka home for sale.  Particularly in colder climates, the hope for better weather has sellers waiting longer before listing.   You might want to consider listing in early spring rather than late spring or early summer.  The reas...
I'm not one to usually get teary-eyed about structures, houses, or buildings being torn down.  Progress, I guess. But I was saddened today to learn that the Hubbard Woods Gazebo, located at the south end of Hubbard Woods Park, will be torn down during the remodel of the entire park, this spring, ...
When Winnetka and North Shore real estate agents have listings we sometimes get calls from potential buyers who would like to view a property.  The first thing we ask is are they already working with an agent.  Often, they reply that yes they are, but they don't want to bother them.Say what?  I w...
Hubbard Woods real estate was very active in 2014.  Here are the stats: Total Sales:  54 homes    Low Price:  $585,000    High Price:  $3,550,000 Currently for Sale:  27 homes    Low Price:  $599,000    High Price:  $7,750,000 Pending/Under Contract:  8 homes    Low Price:  $399,999    High Price...
Below are home sale prices for December 2014 for Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, Glencoe, and Glenview.                 If you would like to receive additional information about these statistics (i.e. original list price, time on market, etc.) please email or call me.  947-977-6024.  ...
The theme for home sales in the North Shore - Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, and Glencoe - is higher prices and lower sales in 2014 compared to 2013.       Single Family Homes     2013 2014 Total Sales 899 831 Average Sold Price $1,011,222 $1,087,353 %Ratio (List to Sell Price) 93% 9...

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