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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Sole+Luna Amy Bradley and Jessica Dietrich are starting something exciting in Hubbard Woods, Winnetka. They’ve taken over the old Sawbridge Studio space and will be opening, to quote from their Facebook page: “A wellness sanctuary that offers daily ritual for the mind, body, and soul.” What does ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 HUBBARD WOODS  FEBRUARY 2020 There were 7 new listings in Hubbard Woods, of which the two least expensive are already under contract. The lower end has been selling quickly throughout the North Shore. 7 NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS IN FEBRUARY 2020 1380 Arsbury (under contract)$620,000          10...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Cook County Real Estate Tax Assessment Appeals Start March 5 2019 was the triennial reassessment year for Cook County. Many of us were startled to see the increases which jumped decidedly for some homeowners.  Did you know that you can appeal your taxes every year twice a year? This year, the win...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Are North Shore Home Sales Up or Down? The Illinois Association of Realtors issues monthly market statistics that show the total number of sales and median sale price. Their latest report stated, “January Brings Uptick in Illinois Home Sales and Prices.” Their numbers are for the month of Januar...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Winnetka North Shore Restaurant Guide The city Chicago is one of the finest dining destinations in the country. In 2019, 25 of the city’s restaurants received Michelin stars with one receiving 3 stars, three getting 2 stars, and 21 being awarded 1-star.  But wait - the North Shore has a fine sel...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  For the North Shore villages of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, and Glencoe, I’ve prepared every conceivable way you might choose a house. Happy Hunting and Call Margaret Goss 847-977-6024! WINNETKA   Winnetka homes under $500,000Winnetka homes 500,ooo to $1 millionWinnetka homes $1...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 What is the Private Listing Network in Winnetka & the North Shore  TWO THINGS HAPPENEDIn 2018, our Northern Illinois Multiple Listing Service (MRED) introduced the “Private Listing Network” (PLN) to real estate agents.  Then, last November (2019) the National Association of Realtors banned the u...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  What Sold in Your Village in January - scroll down to see.  WINNETKA   Current Winnetka Real Estate Market:Homes for sale: 97Price range: $399,900 to $9,500,000Current median for sale price: $1,250,000Under contract: 25Condos for sale: 11 Price range: $205,000 to $1,075,000SEE ALL WINNETKA HOME...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  HUBBARD WOODS January 2020 It’s been a busy month for new listings in Hubbard Woods. There were many more than this but the others were re-listings of homes that had been on the market last year. NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS IN JANUARY 2020806 Locust (under contract)4 beds/2 ½ baths$649,000      ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  12 Reasons to Buy a Home in the North Shore The Chicago North Shore has been described as a string of pearls lying along the shore of Lake Michigan just north of Chicago. The villages included in this “necklace” are Evanston, Wimette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, Northfield, Glencoe, Highland Park, an...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Condo sales in 2019 compared to 2018 were remarkably similar. The numbers across the board varied just slightly with some villages selling more condos and others selling fewer but for a higher median price. The one thing that has definitely stayed the same is the lack of North Shore condo availa...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Hubbard Woods Winnetka Year-End Housing Review Home sales in Hubbard Woods were remarkably similar in 2018 as in 2019. Here’s how the numbers looked:    It’s interesting to see that overall sales were down but the median price was up by 18%. I agree that that is an encouraging statistic but I ha...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Winnetka/North Shore 2019 Real Estate Market Review  Most North Shore agents would say they’re glad 2019 is behind us. It was not as robust as 2018 and many of us felt that sales were sluggish with some outliers throwing the numbers out of whack. In the information below, for example, Kenilworth...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR 2020 For 20 years, the Pantone company has come out with a “color of the year” meant to influence design and color trends across many industries. Some have been bold while some have been subtle but over the years, pundits have either criticized or praised the choice. But...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Why are Homes Priced with the Number 9? Same reason that just about everything is priced that way! Car prices always end with a lot of 9s. Same with clothing, groceries, gas, appliances, $ .99 cent stores, you name it. It’s called  “charm” pricing. Of course it’s a psychological trick -  buyers ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  Homes in New Trier School District Under $1 Million There’s a good supply of homes you can buy for under $1,000,000  n the North Shore villages that feed into New Trier High School. Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield have ample inventory and styles for you to choose. In wes...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  NORTH SHORE MARKET REPORT for OCTOBER 2019Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, Northfield The green chart below shows that home sales and prices were down slightly this October over October 2018 across the North Shore villages of Winnetka, Wilmette, Keniliworth, Glencoe, and Northfield. The...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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NORTH SHORE REAL ESTATE PERSPECTIVES FOR 2020 A recent report by RIS Media asks the real estate experts what they think is coming for 2020. While there may be broad and sweeping thoughts on real estate, usually these articles are national in scope. We all know real estate is local, right? (RIS Me...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  HUBBARD WOODS REAL ESTATE OCTOBER 2019  NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS IN OCTOBER 2019There were 2 new home listings in Hubbard Woods in September: 1480 Tower Road$1,300,000          834 Boal Pkwy.$1,799,000     SOLD HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS IN SEPTEMBER 2019 4 homes closed in September:  1487 TowerO...

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

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