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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.
 Where do Your Winnetka Property Taxes Go? For what we pay locally in property taxes, I think it’s wise to understand how they are divvied up. In the North Shore communities of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, and Glencoe, it’s understood that a large percentage goes to the schools. Th...
MEXICAN RESTAURANTS IN WINNETKA AND THE NORTH SHORE  If you love Mexican food like me, you are always on the lookout for good restaurants in the suburbs.    Is your palate beyond cheesy burritos and heavy bean/rice side dishes?  (not bad stuff, just not "inspired".) You know what I mean - the typ...
 3rd Quarter North Shore Condo Report 2019 If you are looking to purchase a condo or townhouse, your choices are much larger in certain North Shore communities. Closest to Winnetka, Wilmette and Northfield have an abundant number of condos for sale. A little farther are Evanston and Glenview whic...
American Tribal Map - Winnetka & North ShoreA Canadian mapping company has developed an innovative map called “Native Land” that shows where indiginous tribes once lived on the land we live on now.   For those of us living in the Chicagoland area, these Native American tribe names sound familiar....
Winnetka/North Shore Chicago 3rd Quarter Real Estate  Below is a chart comparing home sales in the 3rd quarter of 2018 to 2019 for the villages of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield. Even though these towns abut each other and are very similar, their home sale statistics vary...
  HUBBARD WOODS SEPTEMBER  2019 NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS IN SEPTEMBER 2019 There were five new home listings in Hubbard Woods in September, with one already under contract. 1367 Edgewood$629,000         1039 Pine$775,000 (under contract)         855 Boal Parkway$1,025,000          110 N.Sherida...
 RESTAURANT TOCCO Bringing his passionate and inspiring vision of Italian food and culture to Winnetka, Bruno Abate opened his new restaurant in October 2019.. Tocco, named after his popular Wicker Park restaurant that he closed in February, is located at 507 Chestnut directly across from the Win...
See what homes sold in your village plus full market report for August 2019 - just click belowWINNETKA WILMETTE KENILWORTH GLENCOE 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 email ad...
  GLENCOE HOME SALES for AUGUST 2019 20 homes closed in GLENCOE in August. The price range was from $255,000 to $1,875,000.The list to sell price ratio was 91% and the median market time was 131 days. The 91% list to sell ratio is fairly low and indicates that sellers are overpricing their homes ...
  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...


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