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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Winnetka and North Shore villages like Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, and Glencoe are primarily comprised of single family homes.  Tucked into the edges of town or along busy streets are many condo complexes that offer seniors a way to downsize or young families a way to buy into the village l...

By Jack Lewitz
(Exit Strategy Realty)
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Here is a little trivia for Christmas.                                                                    671 Lincoln Ave Winnetka, IL This 1921 Brick Georgian has 12 Rooms, 4 Bedrooms, and 3.2 baths. It is known as the "Home Alone House"  and the last sale was in 2012 for $1,585,000.I bet this h...

By Art Wilson, Realtor - Chicago's North Shore
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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By Art Wilson, RealtorWinnetka's November Property sales were 12, up 20.0% from 10 in November of 2014 and -7.7% lower than the 13 sales last month. November 2015 sales were at a mid level compared to November of 2014 and 2013. November YTD sales of 222 are running equal to last year's year-to-da...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Winding down - end of year type numbers.  While home sales happen every day, some home sellers are removing their homes from the market for the holidays.  I don't think that makes sense -  the seller may miss the perfect home buyer because their house was unlisted.Here's the real estate update fo...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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UPDATED 2019  When you buy a home you assume that certain responsibilities will be taken care of by your village government.  Some of those things might include street and curb repair, snow plowing, or other maintenance chores.What you might not be aware of is that Winnetka has a whopping 24 priv...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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UPDATED 2019 Winnetka IL Social Services  I am often impressed to discover some of the services that Winnetka offers its residents.  Whether a program through the Township office (that would benefit the entire township) or the programs offered through other local organizations, they are so varied...

By Art Wilson, Realtor - Chicago's North Shore
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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By Art Wilson, RealtorWinnetka's October Property sales were 13, down -18.8% from 16 in October of 2014 and -23.5% lower than the 17 sales last month. October 2015 sales were at their lowest level compared to October of 2014 and 2013. October YTD sales of 210 are running -0.9% behind last year's ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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UPDATED 2019 6 TURNOFFS THAT SELLERS SHOULD AVOID After a property showing, home sellers love to receive feedback.  They (or their agent) appreciate the comments that help them make tweaks to their homes.  Feedback could include price, condition, location, smells, or any myriad of things that irk...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Homes are still coming on the market - and going under contract.  Don't ever let anyone tell you that this time of year is slow.  Okay, it's slower, but every day things are humming and moving in the real estate world.There were 3 new listings in Hubbard Woods in October:900 Burr Listed for $560,...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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WINNETKA WILMETTEKENILWORTH NORTHFIELD GLENCOE

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Again, we like to see what the absorption rate is because it tells us the number of months it would take to sell the currently listed homes on the market.  As a real estate agent, I want to keep track of this number because it helps me to better price your home.  When the number of months decreas...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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I am including the North Shore villages of Kenilworth, Winnetka, Wilmette, Glencoe, and Northfield in this post.  Interestinly, only two of the homes are newer (built in 2001 and 2008) and one was built in 1896!  Three are in Winnetka, one is in Kenilworth, and one is in Wilmette.  $7,495,000 on ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Last year's Hubbard Woods Art Show was a great success - partly because the weather cooperated by offering up a warm and dry day.  This year might be a bit chilly but that won't dampen the fun of wandering through all the unique stores and studios in Hubbard Woods to discover new local artists.Th...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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UPDATED 2019 I check the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) several times a day for real estate updates in Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, Northfield, and Glenview.  Every time I do, there are several homes that are being listed or have gone under contract. Today is October 9 and Halloween i...

By Art Wilson, Realtor - Chicago's North Shore
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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By Art Wilson, RealtorWinnetka's September Property sales were 17, equal to 17 in September of 2014 and -32.0% lower than the 25 sales last month. September 2015 sales were at their lowest level compared to September of 2014 and 2013. September YTD sales of 196 are running equal to last year's ye...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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There were just five closes in September but that is to be expected - it's past the opening of school and most home closed earlier.  However, every day at this time year, homes are being listed and sold - just not at the previous pace.Here's what sold in Hubbard Woods in September:987 Asbury Cour...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 The 3rd quarter typically shows lots of closings because of earlier activity in the summer and spring. Thereal estate market statistics for this period in Winnetka looks like this:  Currently, the market has:Homes for sale:  158Low price:  $282,000High price:  $12,999,999Homes under contract (wi...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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From Realtor.com, this article shows  which states prefer dogs vs. cats as pets.  And when you view the graphic, you'll see that there's no doubt that the southern half of the country is partial to dogs while the northern half prefers cats.  Then there are all those states that can't make up thei...

By Art Wilson, Realtor - Chicago's North Shore
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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By Art Wilson, RealtorWinnetka's August Property sales were 25, down -43.2% from 44 in August of 2014 and -13.8% lower than the 29 sales last month. August 2015 sales were at their lowest level compared to August of 2014 and 2013. August YTD sales of 179 are running equal to last year's year-to-d...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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UPDATED 2019 WINNETKA IL COMMUNITY PAGE  Winnetka is a quintessential Midwest town located just 30 minutes north of Chicago along Lake Michigan. It is characterized by large trees, sidewalks, a house stock consisting of both older and new construction homes and many parks and beaches.One of the m...

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