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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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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...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 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...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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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...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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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 ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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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 ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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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    ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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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...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 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...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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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...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  Find Your Next 6+ Bedroom Home in Winnetka and the North ShoreSometimes you just need a big house with lots of bedrooms. The local Multiple Listing Service (MRED) is sketchy with square footage numbers for homes. For many years, those numbers were not even allowed in the MLS. Some listings stat...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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   HUBBARD WOODS October  2020 The Hubbard Woods real estate market was fairly steady from September to October. There were  2 new listings and 14 closes (up from 13 in September.)2  NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS IN October 2020 1162 AsburyList price: $1,099,000 (under contract)          1509 Edgewo...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Foreclosure and Short Sale Homes for SaleNorth Shore Winnetka/North Shore The foreclosure/short sale market is not very broad right now - and I hope it stays that way. There has been talk of Covid-19 taking its toll on homeowners who have lost some of their income but so far that has not occured ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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New Construction Homes for Sale in Winnetka and the North Shore Draft-free windows!Unscratched floors!Spotless countertops!Pristine everything! The lure of new construction is undeniable. Some prefer them this way while others fall in love with the charm (and sometimes updating) of our beautiful ...

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...

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