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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.



We are just finishing up two day of brutal and record-breaking cold. It’s winter - what else is new in Winnetka and the North Shore of Chicago! Staying warm is a fine art but staying safe is an imperative. According to USA Today, the cold kills 20 times more people than the heat.  10 Weather Safe...
 2018 Winnetka North Shore Condo Sales Review Remember “Field of Dreams” when Kevin Costner’s character hears someone whisper, “Build it and he will come”? Often misquoted as “they will come,” it nevertheless always reminds me that we need more condos on the North Shore. This chart shows 2018 sal...
2018’s real estate market in the North Shore villages of Winnetka, Wilmette, and Glencoe presented some challenges to both buyers and sellers. The year started out in a fast rush with lots of inventory and many fairly quick sales. This continued through the end of May when suddenly the market fai...
GLENCOE IL 2018 REAL ESTATE REVIEW Glencoe presents an anomaly in 2018 - there was an increase in home sales over 2017 - but the median price went down. Another worrying trend is that in both years, the list to sell price ratio was a dismally low number - 87% in 2017 and 84% in 2018. Those number...
SEE WHAT SOLD IN YOUR VILLAGE IN DECEMBER 2018(scroll down) WINNETKA  WILMETTE  KENILWORTH  GLENCOE  NORTHFIELD  To CONTACT Margaret Goss, please call 847-977-6024 or email:  margaret.goss@bairdwarner.comMargaret Goss is a full-time real estate agent since 1998 servicing the North Shore communiti...
WILMETTE IL 2018 REAL ESTATE REVIEW In Wilmette, 2017 and 2018 were almost fairly similar years for real estate statistics. Look at this chart comparing the two years: Total sales were down only slightly (by ten units,) the median price was down by 2.7%, list price to sell price ratio was exactly...
Freezing weather keeps everyone safe and warm inside their homes. Freezing your credit information basically does the same thing: keeps your credit safe and protected from the outside world.Some people have had nasty encounters with fraud and have frozen their accounts for years. This article exp...
 No new listings in Hubbard Woods in December.SOLD HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS - 3 closed sales in December 1505 TowerList price: $459,000Sold price: $400,000Days on market: 11    780 LocustList price: $625,000Sold price: $605,000Days on market: 1991427 EdgewoodList price: $959,000Sold price: $900,000...
WINNETKA IL 2018 REAL ESTATE REVIEW In Winnetka, 2017 and 2018 were almost identical years for real estate statistics. Look at this chart comparing the two years:  Total sales were down only slightly, the median price was similar, list price to sell price ratio was exactly the same, and market ti...


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