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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 As our short summer begins to give way to fall, our melancholy memories of days on the beach fade away. Always more pressing things to deal with - perhaps getting children ready for school, or (gasp) winterizing the home. But Lake Michigan is a constant wonder all year round even if ...
 Winnetka public schools open on Tuesday, August 29 with the new kindergarten assignments in place. Because of overcrowding at Crow Island School and the decision to make kindergarten full-day, all Winnetka District 36 kindergarteners will be attending either Hubbard Woods or Greeley. This is a t...
With the exception of Kenilworth, the North Shore has seen high inventory reduced to "normal" market conditions. The absorption rate is an excellent tool to gauge the home sales activity in a particular area. Absorption rate refers to the number of months it would take to sell a home if no new i...
There are certain real estate mantras that will always be true (location, location location!)  Also near the top of the list is curb appeal, a devastatingly important detail when selling your home.  Pleasing curb appeal translates to: you only have a few moments to make a great first impression. ...
Right now, the average price of a Wilmette home is $824,000 - based on sales for the past 12 months (August 2016-August 2017.)  Most four-bedrooms homes sold for under $1 million, while most five-bedroom homes sold for over $1,200,000.Wilmette homes priced from $900,000 to $1,100,000These $1 mill...
Every day I read real estate related articles from around the country.  The theme - now and for the past several years - has been low inventory.  A lack of housing is causing prices to climb and some people to stay put because they don't think they can buy a new home in their hot market.As many o...
 New Hubbard Woods homes for sale: Six new homes came on the market in July:  1280 Scott - $850,0004 bedrooms/2.1 baths        1022 Dinsmore  - $885,0004 bedrooms/ 2 1.2 bathsMediterranean style - no garage      1502 Edgewood - $1,169,0005 bedrooms/4.2 bathsBeautiful renovation      1129 Taylorsp...
See all closed home sales in July 2017 in Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, Northfield, and Glenview. Includes addresses, sold price, bedrooms and bathrooms.  WINNETKA WILMETTE KENILWORTH GLENCOE NORTHFIELD GLENVIEW  To CONTACT Margaret Goss, please call 847-977-6024 or email:  margaret.go...
Below is a list of Kenilworth closed home sales for July 2017.  Incudes address, price, bedrooms, and bathrooms.    See all Kenilworth homes for sale  To CONTACT Margaret Goss, please call 847-977-6024 or email:  margaret.goss@bairdwarner.comMargaret Goss is a full-time real estate agent since 19...
Below are the closed home sales in Glencoe IL for July 2017.  Information includes address, sold price, bedrooms, and bathrooms. GLENCOE   See all Glencoe homes for sale  To CONTACT Margaret Goss, please call 847-977-6024 or email:  margaret.goss@bairdwarner.comMargaret Goss is a full-time real e...

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