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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.



Tiny Kenilworth was just named the priciest zip code in the state of Illinois by Property Shark.  In 2016, Kenilworth surpassed $1 million as the median price range.  Kenilworth has one school - Joseph Sears - which educates children from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade - a big advantage over ...
Wilmette is ever popular - large enough to have a wide range of housing prices yet a small-town feel. Great schools, park district, transportation, and a thriving downtown make it a draw for people everywhere.If you live here now, or plan to move to Wilmette in the future, familiarize yourself wi...
Winnetka IL is a charming and attractive village that draws buyers from all over the country.  Excellent schools, easy transportation options, and lots of cultural events make Winnetka a popular place to live.Whether you live here currently or are considering a move, here are the current conditio...
Kenilworth has always had the smallest commercial district of any North Shore village.  Basically, Green Bay Road runs through town separating it into the east and west sides.  There are a few shops and businesses on that stretch of Green Bay as well as a few on Park Dr.I lived in Kenilworth for ...
I saw a remarkable home this morning on broker's tour in Winnetka. The home is in top condition - move-in ready, in a great location, with a superb price.  It sounds trite to say "priced to sell" but this home actually is.  The Details Address:  312 Rosewood, Winnetka IlPrice:  $1,055,000Bedrooms...
Do you sometimes wish you could quickly look up certain information about your children's schools? There is a site that is provided by the Illinois State Board of Education that offers much of the data you might be looking for.Here are the links for Winnetka School District #36: The following lin...
   Yogi Barre has closed   Yogi Barre opened in Winnetka in 2015 and offered something called "fly" classes that definitely piqued my interest. Students use suspended hammocks in a yoga workout that integrates body and mind in a holistic way.  And it's fun.Jessica Gonzales and Joann Pollina met i...
 1293 Westmoor Trail, Winnetka ILOpen Sunday, March 121-3 pm$1,479,000 Gorgeous, renovated brick Georgian on a private drive has all the amenities you are searching for in a home.The original charm is in the formal living room and dining room that connect to a fabulous updated chef's kitchen with...
Green Bay Cycles - WinnetkaSince Alberto's Bicycles left Winnetka in the mid 90s,we'd been without a dedicated bicycle shop. In 2011, an employee of Alberto's opened Green Bay Cycles at the coveted spot where the dress boutique,Young in Heart, used to be.Co-owners Larry Faulkner and Sam Mack open...
UPDATED 2019 In Winnetka and the surrounding North Shore villages, the housing industry generaly kicks into gear after the Super Bowl - there's no good reason for this except nobody wants to go outside in January. Real estate agents often say that biggest selling time is spring, which is actually...

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