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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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2019 

 Should You Reface your Kitchen Cabinets Before Selling? Many homes in Winnetka and the North Shore have beautiful (and not very old)  kitchens with wood cabinets. Nowadays, the current trend of white or painted kitchens is going strong and stained wood cabinets scream “dated.” If you are plannin...
07/18/2019
 1617 Meadow Lane, Glenview IL - Roomy but not overwhelming 7-year old home for sale in the popular Glen Oak Acres neighborhood of Glenview. Meadow is a small quiet lane that is located just 1/4 mile from one of Glenview's shopping areas.  Details:Bedrooms: 4+ 1 in basementBaths: 4 ½Lot size: 100...
07/16/2019
 How and When do I Negotiate Home Inspection Items - asked the buyer . . . who had not yet made an offer on the Wilmette property.  Why the rush to concern yourself about problems that haven’t arisen yet? I don’t think all buyers do this - but when that question arises, I know the buyer might not...
07/10/2019
 See what homes sold in your village plus full market reports for June 2019 - just click belowWINNETKA WILMETTE KENILWORTH GLENCOE   Get monthly real estate news for Winnetka & the North Shore!Sign up for my newsletter HERE To contact Margaret Goss please call 847-977-6024Email her at margaret.go...
07/10/2019
GLENCOE HOME SALES for June 2019 12 homes closed in Glencoe in June which is 6 more than last month.  GLENCOE REAL ESTATE MARKET TODAY Homes for sale: 85Price range: $349,000 to $4,850,000 Under contract: 46Absorption rate: 6 1/2 months (high end of balanced market)Condos for sale: 7Price range: ...
07/09/2019
 KENILWORTH HOME SALES for June 2019 6 homes closed in Kenilworth in June which is 2 more than last month. 8 homes closed in June of 2018. KENILWORTH REAL ESTATE MARKET TODAY Homes for sale: 55Price range: $675,000 to $13,750,000 Under contract: 7Absorption rate: 18 months (very strong buyer’s ma...
07/09/2019
There are certain truths in real estate that never go out of style. Sellers must understand (unless they are in a strong seller's market) that they should be aware of making mistakes that will cost them dearly. With a strong and experienced agent, these mistakes don't have to happen. 7 Reasons wh...
07/06/2019
WILMETTE HOME SALES for June 2019 49 homes closed in Wilmette in June which is 3 less than last month. Last year in June (2018) 58 homes sold.   WILMETTE REAL ESTATE MARKET TODAY Homes for sale: 178Price range: $299,000 to 3,000,000Under contract: 77Absorption rate: 6.4 months (still a balanced m...
07/03/2019
WINNETKA HOME SALES for June 2019 26 homes closed in Winnetka in June which is 4 more than last month.     WINNETKA REAL ESTATE MARKET TODAY Homes for sale: 167Price range: $335,000 to 9,500,000Under contract: 55Absorption rate: 8.5 months (seller’s market)Condos for sale: 13Price range: $283,000...
07/02/2019
3 new homes were listed in Hubbard Woods in June: NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS 995 Grove:  $980,000             1288 Westmoor:  $1,300,000          205 Scott:  $1,499,000    SOLD HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS - 8 closed sales in June 1376 AsburyOriginal list price: $639,000Sold price: $600,000Days on mark...
07/02/2019
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