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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 September of 1944, my parents were part of the Polish Home Army's uprising against the Nazis. When the fighting ended and the Nazis claimed victory, my parents were shipped off to a prisoner of war camp in Germany - my mother was 21.While I was growing up, she often related stories to me about...
I just saw this home this morning during the broker's open house. My first thought was:  teardown.That was a mistake.It may be unassuming on the outside, but the inside is delightful and full of surprises. This home is updated, compact (without being small), and has a great garden.  There are thr...
 UPDATED 2019 I have seller clients who decided to sell their solid, well-built house in Winnetka. It needed some updating inside but nothing too expensive or outlandish. They never liked the color of the exterior but made peace with it years ago.  As their Winnetka real estate agent, I consulted...
Yes -- lots of cats and dogs are coming to Winnetka and hoping to find new homes here in the area.  All you have to do is come to downtown Winnetka and stroll along Lincoln Ave and Elm Street and you'll find dozens of adoptable cats and dogs.  Around three dozen stores will be hosting these homel...
June is a busy month for closings while new listings tend to wind down.  Here's what's happened in Hubbard Woods real estate for June: NEW LISTINGS1065 Vine - $579,000 (original price $599,000)Already under contract, this cute is very sweet and in move-in condition.  The yard, however, is all the...
 2016 has been an unusual year for real estate in the North Shore suburbs of Winnetka, Kenilworth, Wilmette, Glencoe, and Northfield.  Almost across the board, we have had a surplus of inventory with long market times for sales.  This is very unlike much of the country that is experiencing low in...
June is always a strong month for house closings. All those homes that went under contract in the busy spring period are now closing. WINNETKAWILMETTEKENILWORTH NORTHFIELD  GLENCOE  


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