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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.
  See North Shore home prices for properties that sold in January 2019 in your village - just click belowWINNETKA  WILMETTE  KENILWORTH  GLENCOE  NORTHFIELD  GLENVIEW Interested in receiving my monthly North Shore Real Estate newsletter? Just click HERE To CONTACT Margaret Goss, please call 847-9...
WINNETKA REAL ESTATE REPORT - JANUARY 2019 10 homes closed in January 2019 in WINNETKA compared to 15 closes in January 2018. So we’re off to a slower start but with the polar vortex behind us things will begin to pick-up. The range of price points for January was wide - from a $220,000 house on ...
 6 new homes were listed in Hubbard Woods in January. Many more were relisted after being taken off the market for the holidays. NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS 875 Burr $725,000         1411 Edgewood$875,000          1147 Asbury (under contract in $1,450,000           710 Walden $1,599,000          9...
WILMETTE IL HOME OF THE WEEK This week I saw a very nice 3,100 sq. ft home that’s move-in-ready. Freshly painted in neutral decor with a fabulous screened porch (that could be made into a year-round room,) updated kitchen, and great baths. Upon walking in, you’ll see a wide-open floor plan with t...
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...


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