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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.



The Illinois Association of Realtors' blog published an article this month entitled, "Illinois median prices climb in June while home sales hold steady."  Okay, that information is for the state - is it true of the North Shore communities of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield...
 Everything you wanted to know about Winnetka & North Shore Closet Organizers 2019) A closet with a single hanging rod isn't much use to us nowadays.  Utilizing every last inch of that space is critical unless you want your clothes strewn all over the floor.  If your closet reminds you of this me...
UPDATED 2019 Well, do you just sign where told or take the time to read all the terms?Most residential real estate is sold as an "exclusive right-to-sell" listing.  That means that only one brokerage has signed with you to list, market, and sell your home. This means that the brokerage acts as yo...
I've often wondered exactly this as I drag my old vacuum cleaner across rooms of hardwood flooring in my home. Are there really ones that are better than others?  Can you even us an upright on a hardwood floor?  Read more from one of the country's premier experts on hardwood floors as she describ...
Wooded Lot for Sale in Winnetka IL  Search current inventory of:  Winnetka Lots for Sale Listing Details:Lot for sale in Winnetka IL870 Locust St.Price:  $779,000 MLS#:  09659221Lot size:  85 x 150Lot square footage:  12,750 sq. ft.School district:  New Trier High SchoolArea:  Hubbard WoodsCall M...
Evanston, IL offers an incredible array of events all summer long. There isn't a weekend without several fun things going on throughout town.  Here's a sampling of what's going on in July. CENTRAL STREET SIDEWALK SALEFriday, July 14 from 10-6 and Saturday, July 15 from 10-5 The merchants along Ce...
Hard to think that summer is half over, but there, I said it.  That doesn't mean that there aren't still lots of fun things to in Glenview: GREETINGS FROM GLENVIEW ROADFriday, July 21 from 6-9pm along Glenview Road in downtown GlenviewA fun and exciting event of music, art, and shopping.  At 9pm,...
It's not too late - still lots of things going on in Wilmette in July.  Here's a rundown: WILMETTE SUMMERFEST AND SIDEWALK SALEFriday-Sunday, July 21-23The basic sidewalk sale has been expanded in recent years to include lots of live music, children's concerts, balloon artists, face painters, a f...
Lots, that's what! There is always a lot hopping in Winnetka - particularly during the summer months. Here's what you can still squeeze in before the month is out! WINNETKA/NORTHFIELD SIDEWALK SALESaturday and Sunday, July 14 and 15The yearly tradition returns again this coming weekend  (In North...
July is a big month for family activities in the North Shore. Many families head out of town in August so July is packed with fun events.   MAGIC CLASSWednesday, July 12 from 6:45pm  to 7:40pmGary Kantor, a local magician and balloon artist, will teach a collection of fascinating and mesmerizing ...

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