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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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  KENILWORTH HOME SALES for AUGUST 2019 3 homes closed in KENILWORTH in August. The price range was from $850,000 to $1,500,000.The list to sell price ratio was 89% which was the lowest of the North Shore villages.   This means that homes are entering the market overpriced and have multiple price...
09/12/2019
 WILMETTE HOME SALES for AUGUST 2019 45 homes closed in WILMETTE in August. The price range was from $360,000 to $2,219,000.The median price of these sold homes was $865,000, the list to sell price ratio was 94%, and the average days on market was 90. At 94%, the list to sell price ratio was the ...
09/11/2019
WINNETKA HOME SALES for AUGUST 2019 30 homes closed in WINNETKA in August. The median price of these sold homes was $1,225,000, the list to sell price ratio was 92%, and the average days on market was 92.  The absorption rate is currently at 7.5 months (Absorption rate is an indicator of how long...
09/10/2019
 CHANGES IN SENIOR EXEMPTION FOR COOK COUNTY Good news! Senior taxpayers will no longer have to apply every year for the Senior Home Exemption. Until now, Cook County was the only Illinois county to force seniors to reapply annually. If you already have the Senior Exemption you don’t need to do a...
09/06/2019
 Two new homes were listed in Hubbard Woods in August and four sold and closed.    NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS AUGUST 2019 - 2   800 Green Bay - $514,900           1271 Asbury - $925,000         SOLD HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS AUGUST 2019    1364 EdgewoodOriginal list price: $850,000Sold price: $682,3...
09/05/2019
  DOG APPRECIATION DAY - With 1 Stunning OmissionWell folks - today is Dog Appreciation Day. August 26, 2019. NOT to be confused with:  Love Your Pet Day (February) Walking the Dog Day (February) International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day (March) National Puppy Day (March) Pet Owner’s Independenc...
08/26/2019
 The Sellers Asked Who Pays the Buyer’s Broker?I have a listing in Winnetka IL that I have been working to ready for market for quite some time. The sellers have lived in the home for over 40 years so were admittedly out-of-touch with current real estate ways of conducting business. During one me...
08/23/2019
I recently moved and wish I had read this article first! Although the move went very smoothly, there were certain things I was not prepared for. I misunderstood the number of free boxes that would be delivered. It seemed like packing material and tape were included too but actually were an extra ...
08/19/2019
See what homes sold in your village plus full market report for July 2019 - just click belowWINNETKA WILMETTE KENILWORTH GLENCOE NORTHFIELD Sign up to get monthly North Shore real estate news delivered to your inbox.It's free, we'll never sell your info, and you can opt-out at any time.Enter your...
08/06/2019
 NORTHFIELD HOME SALES for JULY 2019 5 homes closed in NORTHFIELD in July. The median price of these sold homes was $680,000, the list to sell price ratio was 92%, and the average days on market was 92.  NORTHFIELD REAL ESTATE MARKET TODAY Homes for sale: 64Price range: $225,000 to $2,750,000 Und...
08/06/2019
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