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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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December 2010 Closed Home Sales in Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe & Northfield Sales in the area continued at about the same pace as previous months with Wilmette still the leader in closed home sales.  Town                # Sold          Average List             Average Sold            ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Christmas Shopping in Winnetka - Keep it Local! East Elm There are just some things that need to be purchased in a big box store - electronics, computers, brand names, or outdoor equipment.  But for almost everything else, there is a store in Winnetka that can meet your needs.  In fact, Winnetka...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Rocky Wirtz - Owner of the Chicago Blackhawks - at the Book Stall in Winnetka In 2010, the Chicago Blackhawks brought home the Stanley Cup for the fourth time.  Chicago was ecstatic to see this young (in terms of player's ages) team plow through the competition and emerge victorious.  The Blackha...

By Anne West, Your Guide to Real Estate on Chicago's North Shore
(Coldwell Banker)
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I’ve written before about my partner Maureen Spriggs and how she never settles for the “standard” way of doing things. True to form, she had a great idea for this week’s broker opens. As usual she had a big spread of food and refreshments at the home that we held open. But she also sent out perso...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Two Christmas Events in Winnetka at The Winnetka Community House This month of December, The Winnetka Community House is hosting several events just perfect for your holidays celebrations. Families with young children will love Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 11, from 8:30 to 11:00 am....

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Christmas Shopping in Winnetka - Keep it Local! West Elm There are just some things that need to be purchased in a big box store - electronics, computers, brand names, or outdoor equipment.  But for almost everything else, there is a store in Winnetka that can meet your needs.  In fact, Winnetka ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Closed Sales for November 2010 in Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, and Glencoe     # Sales Avg. List Price Avg. Sell Price % List to Sell Avg.Market Time Winnetka 16 $1,895,000 $1,707,000 79% 201             Wilmette 16 $662,000 $615,000 90% 137             Kenilworth 3 $1,592,000 $1,480,000 80% 2...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Christmas Shopping in Winnetka - Keep it Local! Hubbard Woods There are just some things that need to be purchased in a big box store - electronics, computers, brand names, or outdoor equipment.  But for almost everything else, there is a store in Winnetka that can meet your needs.  In fact, Winn...

By Anne West, Your Guide to Real Estate on Chicago's North Shore
(Coldwell Banker)
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Indian Hill is  a posh Winnetka golf course community bounded by Ridge Rd. on the east, Locust Rd. on the west and Hill Rd. on the north. It was developed in the 1920’s and named Indian Hill because the club stands on the site of an old Potawatomi Village. In fact, the tenth tee is the high point...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Turkeys are Here! Hibbard Road Gardens, Winnetka No - not the ones you eat - you still have to go to the grocery store for those! Hibbard Road Gardens in Winnetka has 3 beautiful Narragansett turkeys on display during the Thanksgiving holiday period.  These birds are native to the east coast and ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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October 2010 Market Statistics Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, Northfield Sales in October vary just slightly from September 2010, some villages up a few sales, and some are down.  But the difference is negligible and I expect November sales to be similar.  Sold price ratio to list pric...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Ready Set Go:  Winnetka Annual Holiday Sale Yes - time flies and it's that time again!  Mark your calendars and plan to shop locally for all your holiday giving with this year's annual Winnetka sale.  It's a three-day event with many family oriented activities in the works. Friday, December 3 -  ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Nigella Lawson Comes to the Book Stall   Award winning cookbook author Nigella Lawson is signing her newest cookbook "Nigella's Kitchen:  Recipes from the Heart of the Home" at two events sponsored by Winnetka's Book Stall. That seems to be a pretty tame title for an author whose flirtatious styl...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Winnetka Hosts an Intergovernmental Forum This is a great idea and really makes sense - the various governmental taxing bodies in Winnetka are planning to come together to explore "ways to control operational costs by sharing common resources or acting jointly."  In other words, let's see where w...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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UPDATED 2019 The Chimneys in Winnetka -  Courtyard Condos The Chimneys in Winnetka were originally built as apartments in 1929 and were considered an "experiment" for their time.  In a town of single family residences, The Chimneys offered a different kind of living style.  They remained as renta...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Make A Difference Day - Winnetka Do you have stuff you need to get rid of?  Stuff that maybe missed the Veterans or Cancer Federation pickups?  Well, gather up your unused or unneeded things - this is the weekend for you.  All  you have to do is take the items to the Indian Hill Train Station par...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Winnetka Market Stats - Absorption Rate - Year to Date To get a snapshot of where Winnetka currently stands in terms of closed sales for the year-to-date of October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010 here are the numbers: Total Inventory as of today (10/18/2010):   207 Closed in past year:       ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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UPDATED 2019  Pagoda Red has moved to Chicago at 1740 W. Webster. The Scholar's Garden in Winnetka was closed.  Have You Ever Seen a Scholar's Garden?  There's One Right Here in Winnetka! When I entered Pagoda Red in Hubbard Woods (Winnetka) a few weeks ago I thought they would just have some re...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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September 2010 Market Report - Home Sales for Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth and Glencoe Winnetka - 11 home sales                                  Average List Price:  $1,513,636 Average Sale Price: $1,293,636 List Price to Sell Price Ratio:  85% Average Market Time:  144 days Wilmette - 12 home ...

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