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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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2018 

 Listing DetailsUpdated Cape Cod For Sale in Evanston8851 Central Park AvePrice: $450,000MLS number: 10024800Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 3Square Footage: 1532 Call Margaret Goss at 847-977-6024 to see if this property is still available and arrange a showing. You Will Love all the Wonderful Updates in ...
07/21/2018
 I've prepared a 6-month real estate sales report comparing 2017 to 2018 but also throwing 2007 into the mix. Mostly the North Shore real estate market has not recovered to its pre-recession highs but there are some other interesting numbers too. Click below for your village: WINNETKA WILMETTE KE...
07/10/2018
UPDATED 2019 I was recently driving east along Winnetka Ave in Northfield near Happ Road and saw such a cute sight. A family of swans: parents and 8 signets walking along the parkway. I stopped to film them and realized they were going to attempt to cross the street - fairly busy at that point. I...
07/09/2018
Glenview IL saw a decrease in total home sales of 11% in 2018 over 2017 and a small .75% increase in sold home prices. I added in the pre-recession year of 2007 for comparison.  GLENVIEW REAL ESTATE REPORT FOR FIRST HALF-YEAR 2017, 2018, and 2007 However, Glenview is a ways off from its pre-reces...
07/09/2018
Northfield IL has had two successive years of nearly identical statistics for the first six months of 2017 vs 2018. NORTHFIELD REAL ESTATE REPORT FOR FIRST HALF-YEAR 2017, 2018, and 2007  But Northfield is a long ways off from its pre-recession high average price of $1,125,000.  There were consid...
07/07/2018
Glencoe IL has had two successive years of nearly identical statistics for the first six months of 2017 vs 2018. GLENCOE REAL ESTATE REPORT FOR FIRST HALF-YEAR 2017, 2018, and 2007  But Glencoe is a long ways off from its pre-recession high average price of $1,533,000.  There were considerably fe...
07/06/2018
Wilmette had a little dip in its real estate market in 2017 but has recovered in 2018. It continues to be the most popular North Shore village for buyers because of its diverse housing stock, great downtown area, and proximity to transportation and shopping. FIRST-HALF HOUSING REPORT FOR WILMETTE...
07/06/2018
Instead of preparing just a 6-month real estate report on the first half of 2017 vs. 2018, I decided to throw in statistics from  2007 into the mix. I'm often asked if Winnetka has returned to its pre-recession home prices. My answer is always "No" but there are some interesting take-aways from t...
07/05/2018
 HUBBARD WOODS WINNETKA REAL ESTATE UPDATE JUNE 2018 There were 4 new listing in June as the spring market winds down (there were 16 in May.) 801 Locust - $1,065,000 4 bedrooms + 3 1/2 baths      850 Locust - $1,125,000 4 bedrooms + 4 1/2 baths     110 Glenwood - $1,645,000 5 bedrooms + 4 full ba...
07/03/2018
UPDATED 2019 Yes - we have to move sometimes too! And I won't be telling tell my clients things like this that I used to say: "Stiff upper lip" "C'mon you can do it" "Just declutter" "You're moving anyway, put the stuff in boxes" "Scrub every inch of the house" without also telling them "you have...
07/02/2018
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