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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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While other parts of the country are suffering from severe home inventory shortages, the opposite is true here in Winnetka.  People are talking about the number of "For Sale" signs that are on display throughout town.As of today, April 18, 2016, there are 197 homes for sale (plus an additional 18...

By Art Wilson, Realtor - Chicago's North Shore
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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By Art Wilson, RealtorWinnetka's March Property sales were 15, down -6.3% from 16 in March of 2015 and 25.0% higher than the 12 sales last month. March 2016 sales were at a mid level compared to March of 2015 and 2014. March YTD sales of 44 are running 2.3% ahead of last year's year-to-date sales...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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UPDATED 2019  Communal condo living brings freedom from certain homeowner chores like landscaping, lot repaving, or installing a new roof. Unfortunately, those projects are considered "common" areas and still need to be done and paid for! This is typically done by the condo association which coll...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 The first quarter of 2016 is behind us and has left some interesting statistics.  The chart below shows that the Winnetka real estate market has slowed down this year.  While sales are slightly up (+3) the average sale price is lower and the average market time is longer - quite a bit longer.   ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Spring has sprung for real estate in Hubbard Woods - 12 new listings (not including ones that had been on last year and relisted) and 3 closed sales. 3 new listings under $1 million:1447 Tower - $699,000     1508 Edgewood - $715,000     256 Woodlawn - $929,000       6 new homes listed between $1-...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 See all homes that sold in your village - Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield in March. WINNETKA   KENILWORTH  WILMETTE  NORTHFIELD  GLENCOE    

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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900 Gordon TerraceOpen HouseSunday, March 20, 20161-3 pm   Hardwood floors throughout New roof - 2015 Screened porch plus deck Loads of storage 2 blocks to Hubbard Woods Train Station 1 block to downtown Hubbard Woods 2 schools within walking distance Well maintained and cared for  

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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This spring has seen a profusion of high-end luxury homes hitting the market in Winnetka and other North Shore communities.  While the general consensus of luxury varies from area to area, I've looked at the price ranges in Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield and they stack up...

By Art Wilson, Realtor - Chicago's North Shore
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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By Art Wilson, RealtorWinnetka's February Property sales were 12, up 33.3% from 9 in February of 2015 and -29.4% lower than the 17 sales last month. February 2016 sales were at their highest level compared to February of 2015 and 2014. February YTD sales of 29 are running 7.4% ahead of last year'...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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UPDATED 2019 WINNETKA IL SCHOOLSHUBBARD WOODS, GREELEY, CROW ISLAND  Winnetka has three elementary schools that are for grades kindergarten through 4th grade.  After completing 4th grade, students go on to Skokie School (grades 4 & 5) and Washburn Junior High (grades 6th through 8th.)  Then all s...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Comparing January and February sales for 2015 vs 2016, we can see that the numbers bring both good and not-so-good news.The market areas shown here are for Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield.  Total sales of homes rose slightly, but the average price dropped by 12%.  Market t...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Just a few homes sold and closed in February in Hubbard Woods: More new construction coming soon . . .!This home, 826 Locust, at the corner of Burr and Locust has just sold and closed to Leo Birov of Heritage Homes.  He bought both this home and the separate lot behind it.  The total for both was...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Here are the February 2016 home sales in Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, Northfield, and Glenview.  On the light side, to be expected at this time of year.WINNETKA WILMETTE KENILWORTHNo closed sales in FebruaryGLENCOENo closed sales in February NORTHFIELD  GLENVIEW     

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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900 Gordon TerraceOpen HouseSunday, February 21, 20161-3 pm   Hardwood floors throughout New roof - 2015 Screened porch plus deck Lots of storage 2 blocks to Hubbard Woods Train Station 1 block to downtown Hubbard Woods 2 schools within walking distance Well maintained $699,000  

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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I have been reading many reports of low housing inventory in certain parts of the country.  California comes to mind - a strong seller's market with multiple offers on every property. From DW News: "Low inventory has been cited by many analysts as a concern for the housing market in 2016 as the m...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Five new homes were listed in Hubbard Woods in January - getting a jump on the Spring market.  Other than one bad weekend, the weather has been more agreeable and I'm seeing considerably more homes coming on this market this time of year than last year.New Listings: 875 Burr - at the corner of Bu...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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WINNETKANORTHFIELD WILMETTE KENILWORTH GLENCOE   

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Wilmette IL had another strong year for home sales in 2015.  The average price rose almost 3% in 2015 and the total number of units sold in each year was almost identical (see below.)Single Family Homes The ratio looks very good too - I use the original list price (before price reductions) and co...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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I have written several articles about recycling in Winnetka and the North Shore, including:Recycling Your Plastic in Winnetka and the North ShoreNews on Winnetka Recycling - Cardboard CartonsWhat's the Skinny on Plastic Recycling in Winnetka and the North Shore In checking the Winnetka website, I...

By Art Wilson, Realtor - Chicago's North Shore
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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By Art Wilson, RealtorWinnetka's December Property sales were 16, down -5.9% from 17 in December of 2014 and 33.3% higher than the 12 sales last month. December 2015 sales were at a mid level compared to December of 2014 and 2013. December YTD sales of 238 are running -0.4% behind last year's yea...

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