North Shore Real Estate Blog

Follow me
Real Estate Agent - Baird & Warner Real Estate
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.



A friend of mine found an unusual and charming website from the Wilmette Public Library's Local History Collection regarding Hubbard Woods. During the years 1912-1923, a local paper called the Lake Shore News published "brief notices of social activities in Hubbard Woods, Illinois." These little ...
UPDATED 2019 This is a question that I am often asked. I’ve done many market reports on various segments of our North Shore market and the numbers have always remained below the high year of 2008. 2012 was the low water mark for North Shore home prices and since then prices have been fairly stabl...
LISTING DETAILS 1817 Henley, Glenview IL Price:  $345,000MLS#: 10018051Bedrooms: 2Baths: 1 and ½Square footage: 1294Lot size: 50 x 185 (9250 sq. ft.) Call MARGARET GOSS at 847-977-6024 to arrange a showing of this property. Solid house in great location with a newer roof, hardwood floors, and cro...
 Time is short but it's not too late to file a property tax appeal - the deadline is this Thursday, August 30.  The good news is that you have two weeks after you file to submit supporting documentation. For the villages of Winnetka, Northfield, Kenilworth, Wilmette, and Glencoe, the New Trier To...
 16 Longmeadow Road in Winnetka IL I recently listed this stunning Tony Grunsfeld ranch home in Winnetka on a beautiful acre of green expanse. The home went under contract quickly and the lucky buyers plan to renovate and update the home. Built in 1971 and sold by the heirs of the original owners...
Click on the links below to see what homes sold in your village as well as a snapshot of the current real estate market customized for each area. WINNETKA WILMETTE KENILWORTH GLENCOE NORTHFIELD GLENVIEW To CONTACT Margaret Goss, please call 847-977-6024 or email:  margaret.goss@bairdwarner.comMar...
Buckthorn is an invasive plant that originated in Western Asia and Europe and was introduced to North America in the early 1800s as an ornamental shrub. It creates a major problem for the native species by forming dense stands that dominate ecosystems and displace native species. It is primarily ...
In July 2018 , there were 42 home sales in Glenview.    The current real estate market in Glenview: Homes for sale: 300 Priced:  $144,900 to $2,975,000 Homes under contract/pending: 95 Absorption rate:   7 months Condos for sale: 116 Priced: $179,900 to $795,000 Median price for the past 12 month...
In July 2018 , there were  home sales in Northfield.  The current real estate market in Northfield: Homes for sale: 54 Priced:  $359,900 to $4,500,000 Homes under contract/pending: 10 Absorption rate:  9 months Condos for sale: 11 Priced: $185,000 to $650,000 Median price for the past 12 months S...
In July 2018 , there were 24 home sales in Glencoe.  The current real estate market in Glencoe: Homes for sale: 96 Priced:  $375,000 to $5,990,000 Homes under contract/pending: 31 Absorption rate:  7.25 months Condos for sale: 4 Priced: $175,000 to $499,000 Median price for the past 12 months SEE...


Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
smartphone(847) 977-6024
Contact The Author

Winnetka & North Shore Posts 

12 Reasons to Buy a Home in the North Shore

Hubbard Woods, Winnetka

Winnetka Shopping

Homes with 1+ Acres

Pet-Friendly Condos in Winnetka & the North Shore

North Shore Dog Beaches

Private High Schools in Winnetka and Wilmette

Kayak & Canoe Rentals at the Skokie Lagoons

The Green Bay Trail

North Shore Dog Groomers

Moving to the Suburbs?  Winnetka or Hinsdale?

North Shore Dining Guide

Winnetka Parking

Wilmette Golf








Understanding Agency

Understanding Real Estate Commissions

Locations of visitors to this page

Powered by FeedBurner

 Subscribe in a reader

Reviews on Zillow
"Margaret is a real pro. She really took an interest in understanding what we were after and found us a great house after only a few days of looking. ... more "
by adelmad
"Margaret is an excellent real estate agent! Highly professional, reliable, efficient, knowledgeable. I was very pleased with her services and highly ... more "
by geoc