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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.



UPDATED 2019 The popular Meadowlake complex, also known as Arbor Lane, in Northfield is always busy since it's a fairly large development. Condos there range from one bedroom with one bath up to three bedrooms plus there are both condos and townhouses available (although the townhouses come on mu...
UPDATED 2019 Just west of Winnetka is the bucolic town of Northfield - it shares the same zip code as Winnetka but has its own police and fire departments, school system, and part district. Many areas are characterized by narrow winding lanes that are heavily wooded.The biggest draw for some buye...
Are you in search of the perfect lot to build your custom home in Glencoe, IL?  Something that's large enough, close to town and the train, with a reasonable price tag?Then drive by 530 Lincoln Avenue - a 1/2 acre lot just west of Bluff on the north side of the street. There are many beautiful ne...
The Winnetka Village Trustees are trying something new - a sort of grassroots approach to discussing local issues.The Village has planned a series of monthly "conversations" with residents to examine such concerns as stormwater problems or revitalizing Winnetka's business districts.  The idea is ...
UPDATED 2019 Winnetka may be the most difficult village to find a condo to live in (other than Kenilworth) because there are so few developments.  As of today (November 2019) there are 12 condos for sale priced between $140,000 for a 1bed/1bath to $785,000 for a 2bed/3bath.  There have not been a...
To view statistics for your Village for September 2016, just click below! Winnetka Market Report Wilmette Market Report Kenilworth Market Report Glencoe Market Report Northfield Market Report Glenview Market Report  
Glenview is a North Shore town that is much larger and more moderately priced than Winnetka, Wilmette, Glencoe, or Kenilworth.  Currently, the Glenview real estate market looks like this:Homes for sale:  290     Low price:  $249,000     High price:  $2,980,000     Median price:  $750,000Homes sol...
Northfield IL real estate statistics look like this currently:Homes for sale:  48     Low price:  $239,000     High price:  $2,995,000     Median price:  $950,000Homes sold in September 2016:  2 (priced $490,000 - $650,000)The absorption rate in Northfield is almost 9 months which is considered a...
Currently, the Glencoe real estate market looks like this:Homes for sale:  92     Low price:  $449,000     High price:  $12,000,000     Median price:  $1,295,000Sold homes in September 2016:  18 (11 homes sold in September 2015)     Low price:  $400,000     High price:  $3,085,000     Median pric...
Currently, Kenilworth has 54 listings for sale:Low price:  $575,000High price:  $7,749,000Median price:  $1,750,000Closed sales in September 2016:  4 (priced between $860,000 - $2,500,000)Clsoed sales in September 2015:  3 (priced between $615,000 - $1,708,000)Kenilworth real estate has been stru...


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