About Me - Margaret Goss

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Winnetka Real Estate Broker Margaret Goss enjoys a reputation for service and trustworthiness that provides her with what every long-term REALTOR® wants – a twenty-one year career largely built on referrals and repeat business from satisfied clients.

At the root of her success is her commitment to listening well, taking the time to understand her client's needs and wishes, and then keeping them fully informed throughout the process. Clients often remark on her patience and the fact that she never leans on them to take action before they're ready. 

While many cite a love of homes for their entry into real estate, Margaret cites her love of people. She enjoys meeting new people, hearing their stories, and working with them to attain their goals. She loves answering clients' questions and teaching them about the process of buying or selling a home. She also enjoys teaching relocating clients about Winnetka and the Chicago North Shore suburbs. 

Because Margaret has been assisting clients in the North Shore Suburbs since 1998, many of her listing clients are former buyer clients who are now ready to downsize. To help them, and others, tackle the process without becoming overwhelmed, she shares a brochure she wrote entitled "Downsizing the Family Home."

 After becoming a REALTOR®, she earned the

  • GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute), ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative)

  • CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) designations. The CRS designation is based on both classwork and achievement, and is held by only 5% of all REALTORS®.

Margaret also serves on the North Shore Barrington’s Board of Professional Standards Committee. This volunteer position allows her to keep up-to-the-minute on industry practices regarding ethics and issues pertaining to contracts, commissions, and other real estate matters.

Tech-savvy, Margaret uses the latest on-line resources to make communication and processes simpler for her clients, as well as to market her listings both nationally and internationally. She is social market savvy and promotes her listings via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instragram, and her blog. 

A resident of the North Shore area since 1986, Margaret not only stays current with market conditions and current inventory in Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, and Glencoe, she is also familiar with the social aspects and amenities of these communities.

She was involved with school activities when her children were young and she has served on the board of the Howard Area Community Center. Her two children are now adults and reside in the Chicago area. Nowadays, she is involved with local activities such as Friends of the Green Bay Trail and Go Green Winnetka.  A pet lover who actively supports animal rescue groups, her household includes a rescued Chihuahua.

Margaret enjoys reading, traveling, gardening, and anything animal related. She is also passionate about hot yoga and bridge, and regularly works out at the gym. You’ll often see her at the Winnetka Fitness Center at the Community House early in the morning.

As an added benefit, Margaret will donate a new bicycle during the holidays to a child in need after every closing. 

When you're looking for a knowledgeable, experienced Chicago North Shore REALTOR® who will be your guide, your adviser, and your champion, turn to Margaret Goss. You'll soon know why her past clients are such loyal fans. 

 

SELECTED BLOG POSTS

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10 Reasons Real Estate Agents Charge What They Do

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The Ultimate Winnetka North Shore Home Buying Guide

Everything you need to find a home in Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield.

Post 13 Reasons to Buy a Home in the Chicago North Shore

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The Meat and Potatoes of Home Value

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What is the Private Listing Network in Winnetka /North Shore?

See where your listings sit until they hit the market

Winnetka North Shore IL Restaurant Guide

All the best local restaurants!

Gillson Park in Wilmette, IL

Beach, park, tennis, walking paths, dog beach, sailing!

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Comments (8)

Eric Bouler
Gardner Realtors, Licensed in La. - New Orleans, LA
Listening to your Needs

Lots of great details about your area. Hope you do very well. Comment on my recent blog...

Feb 19, 2022 10:25 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Margaret,

Very nice story of your professional career.  Wishing you a delightful weekend.  Cheers!  A

Feb 19, 2022 10:48 AM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

Margaret Goss   great way to get to know you better - love that you buy a bike after ever closing during holidays 

 

Feb 19, 2022 11:34 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Margaret and thanks for the information to past on to us here in the Rain about yourself.  Make it a great day!

 

Feb 19, 2022 11:43 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Margaret= loved reading about you!!! And I too love that you donate a bike during the holidays after every closing. 

Feb 19, 2022 04:45 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Like you Margaret I support Animal Rescue Groups and we have three cats and a dog they are all rescue... just to be clear I donate a percentage of every commission to animal rescue organizations and have been doing for the past 25 years...Endre

Feb 19, 2022 10:12 PM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

I love that you donate a bicycle to a needy child after each closing. How wonderful!

 

Feb 20, 2022 06:03 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Margaret - all that and a chihuahua too.  A nice peek into your life.  

Feb 20, 2022 06:57 AM