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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.
 What Sold in Your Village in January 2021? The North Shore housing market is getting off to a solid start despite cold and snow. Inventory is down and most homes are selling quickly. I expect a robust and busy spring market that has already started. Most villages are experiencing a “seller’s mar...
The Hubbard Woods real estate market got off to a good start this January. Lots of activity (not just here but the entire North Shore housing market.) Buyers are coming out earlier despite cold and snow and the current low inventory is spurring quick sales and higher prices. 3 NEW LISTINGS HUBBAR...
 I've written several posts about the Covid-19 effect on North Shore housing in regarding to single family residences. But what about condo market sales in 2020 vs. 2019?Condo sales were not explosive in the same way that single family homes started selling in June of 2020 (after the lockdown was...
2020 North Shore Housing Review We all know what made 2020 a wonky year - so I won’t belabor that point. The result, however, was a roller coaster ride for the North Shore housing market.  The year started out as most do - cold and slow. Just when the spring market started to awaken, along came a...
Should You Ever Skip Doing a Home Inspection? Skip the inspection? Why would anyone consider doing that? There are actually a few valid reasons where home buyers might pass on adding that contingency to their contract. I’ll discuss that later. But 99.9% of the time I would strongly recommend and ...
What Sold in Your Village in December? Here’s what closed in the Winnetka North Shore villages in December 2020.WINNETKA  Current Winnetka Real Estate Market:Sold homes December: 24Homes for sale: 49Price range: $350,000 to $6,399,0002020 Median price : $1,100,000Under contract/pending: 29Condos ...
HUBBARD WOODS December  2020 The Hubbard Woods real estate continued to be quiet during the holiday season - which is completely normal.1  NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTING IN December  2020 1518 Edgewood - $1,899,000 (new construction)      3 New PRIVATE NETWORK LISTINGS 1347 Scott - no price stated    ...
Absorption Rate on the North Shore - Now and Then The real estate floodgates opened back in June 2020 when the stay-at-home order was lifted. Weary buyers - many of whom had been staying home with their families - poured out from the city into the suburbs. And very suddenly we had a different hou...
 HUBBARD WOODS November  2020 The Hubbard Woods real estate market has been quiet in November. Between the holidays and more covid restrictions, buyers have been staying put. It’s possible that we’ll have a more normal spring market in 2021 as restrictions lift and the vaccine becomes more readil...
What Sold in Your Village in November? Sales in November slowed down considerably from previous months. Between Covid and the holidays, I expect this won’t change but I do predict a normal (busy) spring market if the vaccine arrives and life begins to return to normal.The year-to-date median pric...

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