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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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2017 

Westerfield Square in Wilmette is a townhouse complex of approximately 41 units.  It is located just across the street from Plaza del Lago and all the shops and restaurants there. Plus - the lake is across Sheridan Road with access just a few steps away.In spite of having three levels of living, ...
06/29/2017
As a former long-time resident of Kenilworth, I am aware of the incredible history and story behind the architecture of this little village.  Joseph Sears, for whom the school is named, bought approximately 224 acres in 1889 and set out to build a planned community.Streets were laid out to get th...
06/28/2017
Some of New Trier High School's boundaries are confounding.  There is a section of south Northbrook that falls within the New Trier school district but even that is in two parts (as the map below shows.)  The area west of Happ Road has large homes on expansive lots, giving the area a rural feel. ...
06/26/2017
There is a small area of east Glenview that is zoned for Wilmette schools and New Trier High School. That fact has always made this area a bit more expensive than the surrounding areas of Glenview but less than Wilmette - although Glenview schools are every bit as excellent as Wilmette or Winnetk...
06/19/2017
As in most North Shore villages, there is an east and west side of town.  The east is considered everything that lies east of Green Bay Road as it runs north and south parallel to Lake Michigan.  Often, but not always, the most expensive homes are found on the east side.When considering buying a ...
06/09/2017
 Twelve new homes came on the market in Hubbard Woods in May.  Only one was under $1 million.  NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS   1510 Tower - $849,000         1000 Vernon - $1,150,000        1502 Edgewood - $1,225,000        246 Scott - $1,250,000         693 Walden - $1,280,000        1045 Pine - $1,...
06/04/2017
See what sold in May in Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, Glencoe, and Glenview.  Wilmette continues to show strong sales with a total of 46 closes compared to Winnetka's 16. WINNETKA Median price:  $1,080,000Average price:  $1,370,0001 foreclosure  WILMETTEMedian price:  $710,000Averag...
06/01/2017
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