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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 What is "brown" furniture? One of the best lines I've read this year is from an article by Richard Eisenberg for Next Avenue: "Dining room tables and chairs, end tables and armoires, (brown pieces) have become furniture non grata. Antiques are antiquated." I know my two millennial ag...
UPDATED 2019 It's a question I get all the time. I'd like to say the best time to sell is when you are ready! But if one is interested in the statistics regarding the timing of selling a home, then there are some things to consider. In Chicago's North Shore communities of Winnetka, Wilmette, Keni...
What is the median price of a Winnetka and North Shore home today? Homes in the communities that hug Lake Michigan are generally priced higher than those farther out - true, I think, of anyplace where there is a body of water. The North Shore communites that I primarily represent include Wilmette...
 Winnetka Wilmette North Shore Holiday Craft Fairs - 2017 Yet another year has swooped by and it's almost holiday time again. Whatever should you buy? Here's a list of this year's holiday craft and gift fairs where you can find unique and well-priced items that you won't find in the malls. You wi...
See what homes sold in your village in October 2017 - Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, Northfield, and Glenview    WINNETKA WILMETTE KENILWORTH GLENCOE NORTHFIELD GLENVIEW    
It hasn't even passed yet, but many are weighing in on whether it would help or hinder the real estate market. The key takeaways of the bill as they relate to real estate are: a $10,000 cap on the deduction of property taxes lowering of the the mortgage interest deduction cap from $1 million to $...
In October, there were 38 closed home sales in Glenview:  The current real estate market in Glenview: Homes for sale:  239 Priced:  $250,000 to $2,350,000 Homes under contract/pending: 51Absorption Rate:  4.9 months Condos for sale: 57 Priced:  $122,900 to $899,000 See all homes and condos for sa...
  New Hubbard Woods Listings 956 Greenwood $649,000 4 bedrooms + 3.1 baths (under contract in 9 days)     15 Old Green Bay $2,895,000 7 bedrooms + 6 .1 baths (7th bedroom and 6th bath in coach house)    Closed Home Sales in Hubbard Woods 1360 Trapp Lane List price:  $699,000 Sold price:  $640,000...
In Northfield IL , there were 5 closed home sales in October 2017: The current real estate market in Northfield: Homes for sale:  37 Priced:  $334,500 to $4,500,000 Homes under contract/pending:  10Absorption Rate: 6.8 months Condos for sale: 10 Priced:  $209,000 to $675,000 See all homes for sal...
In Glencoe , there were 9 closed home sales in October:     The current real estate market in Glencoe Homes for sale:  100 Priced:  $475,000 to $6,400,000 Homes under contract/pending: 20 Condos for sale: 3 Priced: $169,000 to $525,000Absorption Rate:  8.7 months  See all homes for sale in Glenco...

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