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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 

Who knew that grocery shopping could be so entertaining on a Sunday morning in Northfield? I did a quick run to the Mariano’s on Willow Road in Northfield to fetch a few things. About halfway through shopping, a hearty music started playing - it was a German band in costume singing Octoberfest tu...
10/29/2018
Has the Winnetka North Shore had a Big Drop in Home Sales? Nope - we haven't. Crain’s Chicago Business just ran an article about the Chicago housing market, “What’s Behind Chicago’s Big Drop in Home Sales?” On the North Shore, we’re accustomed to hearing that the city (Chicago) is selling fast, m...
10/24/2018
3-Bedroom Homes for Sale in Winnetka and the North Shore There are many reasons to purchase a smaller 2-3 bedroom home - downsizing, first home purchase, or just having a small family. Years ago there were many 3-bedroom homes for sale but over time homes grew exponentially and now finding an ade...
10/16/2018
 See North Shore home prices for properties that sold in September 2018 plus statistics, and all homes for sale are listed here. Just click on your village!WINNETKA WILMETTE KENILWORTH GLENCOE NORTHFIELD GLENVIEWTo CONTACT Margaret Goss, please call 847-977-6024 or email:  margaret.goss@bairdwarn...
10/10/2018
How Not to Determine Your Home’s Value Settling on a list price for your home is a multifaceted process. It involves knowing the local inventory, studying the comps, and to some degree, an agent’s gut intuition. Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth and other North Shore villages have wildly diverse inv...
10/10/2018
As a home seller in Winnetka and other North Shore communities, do you know what an accompanied showing is? Has your agent explained both sides of the issue regarding accompanied showings? An accompanied showing means that the listing agent (who the seller hires) is at the house during the showin...
10/09/2018
GLENVIEW REAL ESTATE REPORT - SEPTEMBER 2018 43 homes closed in September 2018 in GLENVIEW compared to 61 closes in August. That is not unusual because buyers had scheduled closes before school begins. The median price dropped in September to $507,000 from $600,000 but the number of homes that so...
10/09/2018
NORTHFIELD REAL ESTATE REPORT - SEPTEMBER 2018 2 homes closed in September 2018 in NORTHFIELD compared to 7 closes in August. That is not unusual because buyers had scheduled closes before school begins.  SOLD HOMES  - SEPTEMBER 2018 - NORTHFIELDCURRENT SNAPSHOT OF NORTHFIELD REAL ESTATE Homes fo...
10/09/2018
KENILWORTH REAL ESTATE REPORT - SEPTEMBER 2018 2 homes closed in September 2018 in KENILWORTH compared to 9 closes in August. That is not unusual because buyers had scheduled closes before school begins.  SOLD HOMES  - SEPTEMBER 2018 - KENILWORTH CURRENT SNAPSHOT OF KENILWORTH REAL ESTATE Homes f...
10/05/2018
GLENCOE REAL ESTATE REPORT - SEPTEMBER 2018 10 homes closed in September 2018 in GLENCOE compared to 21 closes in August. That is not unusual because buyers had scheduled closes before school begins. The median price dropped in September to $728,000 from $870,000 but the number of homes that sold...
10/05/2018
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