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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.



If you have hunks of "block" styrofoam left over from holiday presents you can now recycle them in Wilmette through a special short-term program.  This type of styrofoam is used in packing appliances and other fragile goods and cannot be otherwise recycled in Wilmette.This recycling program has s...
Every winter it happens - pipes freeze, burst, and cause incredible destruction.  Pipes that burst while you are out-of-town mean you may have to vacate your home while it's being cleaned, remodeled, and possibly mold-remediated.This is not just a occurence of older homes - it happened to my frie...
You can tell when we're going into the holiday season - no new listings in Hubbard Woods in November. There were 6 new listings in Winnetka but none were in the Hubbard Woods school district. There were, however, 6 closed sales in November. CLOSED SALES256 WoodlawnOriginal list price:  $929,000So...
 Below are the charts for home sales in Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, and Glencoe in December.  Wilmette has the highest number of closed sales at 24.  There was one foreclosure sale in Northfield and the highest sale was in Winnetka for $2,270,000. WINNETKA    WILMETTE KENILWORTH N...
I appreciate that the North Shore communities of Winnetka, Glencoe, Glenview, Skokie, and Evanston have such good local theater and performing arts.  While we have excellent theater in downtown Chicago (the Goodman, Chicago Theater, and many more) often local theater provides equally good enterta...
There is an update to my original post:   Solutions Sought for Winnetka Schools' Enrollment Imbalance.Winnetka School District 36 decided to take redistricting off the table after the advisory committee felt it was not a viable option.  Temporary classrooms have been previously installed at Crow ...


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