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By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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How is the real estate market doing so far in 2018? For August, how are prices doing?    Remember that every subdivision and town is responding differently if and 'when' a home in the area goes on the market. Sellers are now pretty happy with prices or have decided that now is a good time to move...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Baird & Warner Real Estate’s Good Will Network Donates $120,000 Each year, real estate agents at Baird & Warner Real Estate in Chicago and suburbs have the opportunity to submit their favorite charity to become a beneficiary of our Good Will Network. The Good Will Network focus is on organization...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Hubbard Woods had 11 closed home sales in August.  CLOSED HUBBARD WOODS HOMES IN AUGUST 2018 1548 TowerOriginal list price:  $1,600,000Sold price: $857,515Days on market: 717      1311 AsburyOriginal list price: $949,000Sold price: $870,000Days on market: 31       1509 ScottOriginal list price: ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Is There a Myth of High Inventory in the North Shore? Driving around Winnetka & the North Shore people are noticing that there are a lot of “For Sale” signs dotting the landscape. There are 3 houses on my block, one a block over, and another a block further.  What’s really going on?  Well, we don...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Home Prices in Glenview IL for August 2018 Glenview has seen eight months (from January 1, 2018) of fairly steady sales. Monthly home sale prices have varied from a low of $474,000 (in February) up to a high of $642,500 (in January.) Median days-on-market have also varied from a low of 11 days (M...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Home Prices in Northfield IL for August 2018 Northfield has seen eight months (from January 1, 2018) of fairly steady sales except for February and July (the beginning and end of the spring market.) Monthly home sale prices have varied from a low of $371,000 (in April) up to a high of $897,500  (...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Home Prices in Kenilworth IL for August 2018 Kenilworth has seen eight months (from January 1, 2018) of vastly different median home sale prices. But that is to be expected from such a tiny community of just 800 households. Monthly home sale prices have varied from a low of $694,000 (in April) u...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  Home Prices in Glencoe IL for August 2018 Glencoe has seen eight months (from January 1, 2018) of vastly different median home sale prices. Monthly home sale prices have varied from a low of $700,500 (in March) to a high of $1,340,000 (in May.) Median days-on-market have also varied from a low ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Home Prices in Wilmette IL for August 2018 Wilmette  has seen eight months (from January 1, 2018) of fairly steady monthly sale prices. Monthly home sale prices have varied from a low of $690,000 to a high of $825,000. Median days-on-market have also varied from a low of 18 days (May) to a high o...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Home Prices in Winnetka IL for August 2018 Winnetka has seen eight months (from January 1, 2018) of up-and-down prices for sold homes. Each month has been different - sometimes vastly - particularly when using the average vs. the median price. Winnetka and other North Shore villages have a varied...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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A friend of mine found an unusual and charming website from the Wilmette Public Library's Local History Collection regarding Hubbard Woods. During the years 1912-1923, a local paper called the Lake Shore News published "brief notices of social activities in Hubbard Woods, Illinois." These little ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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This is a question that I am often asked. I’ve done many market reports on various segments of our North Shore market and the numbers have always remained below the high year of 2008. 2012 was the low water mark for North Shore home prices and since then prices have been fairly stable with a slig...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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How is the real estate market doing so far in 2018? For July, how are prices doing?  Remember that every subdivision and town is responding differently if and 'when' a home in the area goes on the market. Sellers are now pretty happy with prices or have decided that now is a good time to move.  M...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Time is short but it's not too late to file a property tax appeal - the deadline is this Thursday, August 30.  The good news is that you have two weeks after you file to submit supporting documentation. For the villages of Winnetka, Northfield, Kenilworth, Wilmette, and Glencoe, the New Trier To...

By Granite Heroes, Marble, Granite & Terrazzo Restoration
(Granite Heroes)
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 Project Description: Marble Floor Polishing Service: Project Date: 8-13-18Project Location: Chicago Loop Floor Cleaning Summary:This was a pretty straight forward marble floor cleaning and polishing job. The clients floor was designed of creme marble and needed some maintenance. The marble had ...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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lyn.sims@yahoo.com www.lynsims.net Lyn Sims Direct: (847)230-7324 RE/MAX Suburban 2311 W. Schaumburg Rd. Schaumburg IL 60194 http://lynsims.net/MRD10037882 30 Coolidge Court #A STREAMWOOD, IL 60107 MLS#: 10037882 Price: $139,900 Bedrooms:   2 Full Bathrooms:   1 Half Bathrooms:   0   WONDERFUL S...

By Granite Heroes, Marble, Granite & Terrazzo Restoration
(Granite Heroes)
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Travertine Vanity RestorationProject Location: Chicago, ILProject Description: Travertine Polishing in Chicago The clients countertop prior to the restoration process consisted of small scratches, etch marks, cracking and small chip repairs. The first step of the restoration process consisted of ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 16 Longmeadow Road in Winnetka IL I recently listed this stunning Tony Grunsfeld ranch home in Winnetka on a beautiful acre of green expanse. The home went under contract quickly and the lucky buyers plan to renovate and update the home. Built in 1971 and sold by the heirs of the original owners...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Click on the links below to see what homes sold in your village as well as a snapshot of the current real estate market customized for each area. WINNETKA WILMETTE KENILWORTH GLENCOE NORTHFIELD GLENVIEW To CONTACT Margaret Goss, please call 847-977-6024 or email:  margaret.goss@bairdwarner.comMar...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Buckthorn is an invasive plant that originated in Western Asia and Europe and was introduced to North America in the early 1800s as an ornamental shrub. It creates a major problem for the native species by forming dense stands that dominate ecosystems and displace native species. It is primarily ...

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