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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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2016 

The Green Bay Trail is a local treasure that one can walk, bike, jog, rollerblade, or . . . restore.  And it's to this last point that the Friends of the Green Bay Trail have been dedicating their time since 2010.  I've been fortunate enough to have had some free time to help with weeding and pla...
09/30/2016
Do you have a house in your neighborhood that has been on the market for a seriously long time?  And did you, by chance, notice that same house has had maybe three or four different brokerage signs out front?Well, there you have a seller who is playing Real Estate Agent Musical Chairs.  I'm not s...
09/28/2016
 Gather your friends and head over to the Winnetka East Elm shopping district for a fun evening sipping wine and shopping.  Sample a variety of different wines curated and poured by the Wilmette Wine Cellar. Appetizers will be served by local restaurants including Trifecta, Guildhall, Little Rick...
09/27/2016
 When your home is listed for sale the one thing you are looking for is a ready and willing buyer.  When you receive a contract to purchase your home, your emotions are running high and excitement mixed with trepidation is in the air.  Could this be it, could we really be selling our house?There ...
09/21/2016
 1050 Tower Road, Winnetka, IL  60093  Price:  $589,000 Bedrooms:  4Baths:  3Garage :  2-car detachedLot size:  50 x 149Schools:  Hubbard Woods, New Trier High SchoolThis home has had so much work already done!   new central air conditioning most windows replaced upgraded 200 amp electrical upgra...
09/16/2016
When I discuss pricing with home sellers in Winnetka and the North Shore, I notice that sellers have different expectations regarding their sale price. Motivated sellers are willing to list properly, hear my advice regarding the comps, and eager to move forward.  Then there are those that are loo...
09/13/2016
Vacation is over, school is in again, and weather is . . . still hot!  Let's see how hot the Hubbard Woods real estate market has been. NEW LISTINGS 1152 AsburyListed at $859,000 with 3 bedrooms and 3 full baths with lots of updates.  Listed in 2015 for $919,000     1264 Forest GlenOn for $889,00...
09/06/2016
In Sunday's Chicago Tribune, real estate writer and observer Kenneth Harney, writes:"Goodbye big fat McMansions.  Your boom time is over.  Hello townhouses and smaller homes - you're where the action is headed."He goes on to say that the decades-long big-house market is making way for more smalle...
09/06/2016
August had a good number of closes in the North Shore - it's the last month before buyers want to settle in before school starts.WINNETKA WILMETTE KENILWORTH NORTHFIELD  GLENCOE    
09/04/2016
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