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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 WINNETKA NORTH SHORE REAL ESTATE 3rd QUARTER 2020As you probably know, the third quarter of 2020 has been a unique year for home sales on the North Shore. As soon as the governor lifted the stay-at-home order at the end of May, the floodgates opened. Those sales will be reflected in the numbers ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  HUBBARD WOODS September  2020 The Hubbard Woods real estate market slowed down in September from 11 new listings in August to 3 in September. There were 13 closes in August and 6 in September. There was clearly a rush of activity all summer long but it’s the usual pattern of home sales winding ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  What Sold in Your Winnetka North ShoreVillage in September 2020? Sales in September slowed down considerably from August - you can see the numbers below that show the number of homes sold in September vs. the previous month. The year-to-date median price has stayed relatively stable so prices a...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 You may get tired of scrolling down the list of homes sales in each village because there were so many. Every village, with the exception of Northfield, shows an increase in home sales over July coupled with a reduction in inventory. Both good points for home sellers.  Clearly, sales continue to...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 HUBBARD WOODS August  2020 Hubbard Woods, like the rest of the North Shore, continues to produce strong housing numbers. Of the 11 new listings in Hubbard Woods (listed in August,) six are already under contract. One of those, an almost $6 million dollar home was listed, sold, and closed in 11 d...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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   New Trier Township Property Tax Assessment Appeals 2020 Dan Patlak, Cook County Board of Review Commissioner, is hosting several seminars on 2020 property tax assessment appeals in September. This is being done ahead of the actual appeal period which has not been determined yet (but should be ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 HUBBARD WOODS Home Sales JULY 2020 The housing market in Hubbard Woods continued strong in July. Sales and new listings were almost the same as June as buyers and sellers catch up the lost months due to Covid. July sales saw homes close evenly across all price ranges from $749,000 to $2.7 millio...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Home sales and current real estate listings for the North Shore villages of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield. The surge of sales and under contract homes in the North Shore has continued into July. And will through the fall. I wrote this last month: The number of under cont...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 HUBBARD WOODS JUNE 2020 In June - more new listings (2+ than May,)  more homes under contract, and more closes (7+ than May.) A lot of activity in the past month in Hubbard Woods!7 NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS IN JUNE  2020  1180 OakleyList price: $849,999 (under contract)       1287 SunviewList p...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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   6 Highest Priced Houses to Sell in 1st Half 2020Winnetka/North Shore Using $3 million as the starting point, the six highest priced homes to sell in the North Shore were in Winnetka and Glencoe.  480 Oak St. Winnetka - $3,000,000The only lakefront home on the list, this 5-bedroom, 5 ½ bath hom...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  What Sold in Your Village in June?There has been a surge of sales and under contract homes in the North Shore villages of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield.Due in large part to pent up demand from the stay-at-home quarantine coupled with unrest in downtown Chicago buyers a...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  In June in Hubbard Woods we had more new listings (2+ than May,)  more homes under contract, and more closes (7+ than May.) The spring market has moved into the summer months because of the virus and buyers are wasting no time to get moving (many from the city.)  7 NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS IN...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Winnetka & North Shore Real Estate Update #3 (during Covid) Tracking the numbers for January 1 to today (June 8) for both 2019 and 2020 we can decidedly see a downward trend in overall sales. It’s important to remember that the total-lockdown just recently eased up and still has several phases t...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  Winnetka Farmer’s Market - Back in Business! Today was a magnificent and sunny day here in Winnetka - perfect for the reopening of the farmer’s market. Some strict rules were in place but that’s okay to get at some of the wonderful items vendors were selling. Masks were mandatory, no one was al...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  What Sold in Your Village in May?By the end of May, we were 2 ½ months into the coronavirus crisis. Yes, sales are down and the bad news probably isn’t over yet. However, some of the numbers are promising and don’t paint a pessimistic picture. One of the most interesting statistics you will see...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Realty Times, (which publishes the latest real estate, mortgage, and construction information) recently stated that virtual staging may become the norm in real estate marketing. They wrote, “. . .in the new world of physical distancing and COVID-19 related restrictions, virtual staging is bound ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 HUBBARD WOODS APRIL 2020 April has seen a flood of new listings in Hubbard Woods. I had predicted that this would happen after the shelter-at-home ended, but it seems  that sellers are not waiting. Just one home being offered is listed under $1 million. Buyers are out there, just not in great nu...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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What Sold in Your Village in April?April was the first full month of statistics for home sales during the coronavirus. Sales were down substantially in Winnetka, Wilmette, and Glencoe, but rose in Kenilworth and stayed the same in Northfield (numbers shown below.)Here’s the rundown for North Shor...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Coronavirus Mask Laws in Winnetka & the North Shore Rules regarding mask wearing while doing shopping and other errands are changing daily. If you’re visiting multiple locations, it’s best to keep a supply of masks in your car just in case. Here’s what we know about regulations regarding masks in...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Winnetka Real Estate Broker Margaret Goss enjoys a reputation for service and trustworthiness that provides her with what every long-term REALTOR® wants – a twenty-one year career largely built on referrals and repeat business from satisfied clients. At the root of her success is her commitment ...

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