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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.



Winnetka Holiday Red Invitation Sale - December 2018 This will be the 39th year of the Winnetka Holiday Sale called the Red Invitation Sale. That’s an unbelievable run! It’s a great time to support the community by shopping local with most stores offering various discounts and promotions on purch...
Are You Making These Costly Mistakes on Your Winnetka Home? We live in a harsh climate in Winnetka and the North Shore with extremes that can send heating or cooling bills off the charts. I love seeing the low gas bill in the summer (no heater on!) but conversely see the money going toward a high...
Home buyers today need to be very circumspect when viewing properties. It's not big brother who's listening - but rather the possibility that a home seller is. Technology has changed the playing field and the way agents interact with their clients while looking at homes. It used to be that a home...
 Here are home sales and real estate statistics for October 2018 in the North Shore villages of Winnetka,Wilmette, Keniliworth, Glencoe, Northfield, and Glenview. WINNETKA WILMETTE KENILWORTH GLENCOE NORTHFIELD GLENVIEW  
Hubbard Woods had 5 homes close in October 2018, with one selling as a foreclosure. CLOSED HUBBARD WOODS HOMES IN OCTOBER 2018 1518 EdgewoodList price: $795,000Sold price:  $500,000 (foreclosure)Days on market: 844      1336 ScottList price: $1,095,000Sold price: $1,000,000Days on market: 105    ...
NORTHFIELD HOME SALES for October 2018 6 homes closed in Northfield in October, 1 more than last October. The median home price is $443,000 for last month’s sales.  NORTHFIELD REAL ESTATE MARKET TODAY Homes for sale: 47Price range: $359,000 to $4,500,000Under contract: 9Absorption rate: 8.5 month...
GLENVIEW HOME SALES for October 2018 37 homes closed in Glenview in October, 2 less than last October. The median home price is $552,000 for last month’s sales.  GLENVIEW REAL ESTATE MARKET TODAY Homes for sale: 277Price range: $250,000 to $2,800,000Under contract: 75Absorption rate: 6 monthsCond...
GLENCOE HOME SALES for October 2018 13 homes closed in Glencoe in October, 4 more than last October. The median home price is $854,000 for last month’s sales.  GLENCOE REAL ESTATE MARKET TODAY Homes for sale: 88Price range: $350,000 to $5,500,000Under contract: 19Absorption rate: 6 monthsCondos f...
KENILWORTH HOME SALES for October 2018 3 homes closed in Kenilworth in NOctober, one less than last October. The absorption rate in Kenilworth (see below) is the highest of the North Shore communities at almost 10 months. This means that if no new homes came on the market, it could take up to 10 ...
WILMETTE HOME SALES for November 2018 16 homes closed in Wilmette in November, slightly more than last November when 14 homes closed. The median home price that sold in Wilmette last month is $675,000.    WILMETTE REAL ESTATE MARKET TODAY Homes for sale: 156Price range: $269,000 to $3,600,000Unde...


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