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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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We are just finishing up two day of brutal and record-breaking cold. It’s winter - what else is new in Winnetka and the North Shore of Chicago! Staying warm is a fine art but staying safe is an imperative. According to USA Today, the cold kills 20 times more people than the heat.  10 Weather Safe...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 2018 Winnetka North Shore Condo Sales Review Remember “Field of Dreams” when Kevin Costner’s character hears someone whisper, “Build it and he will come”? Often misquoted as “they will come,” it nevertheless always reminds me that we need more condos on the North Shore. This chart shows 2018 sal...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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2018’s real estate market in the North Shore villages of Winnetka, Wilmette, and Glencoe presented some challenges to both buyers and sellers. The year started out in a fast rush with lots of inventory and many fairly quick sales. This continued through the end of May when suddenly the market fai...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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SEE WHAT SOLD IN YOUR VILLAGE IN DECEMBER 2018(scroll down) WINNETKA  WILMETTE  KENILWORTH  GLENCOE  NORTHFIELD  To CONTACT Margaret Goss, please call 847-977-6024 or email:  margaret.goss@bairdwarner.comMargaret Goss is a full-time real estate agent since 1998 servicing the North Shore communiti...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 No new listings in Hubbard Woods in December.SOLD HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS - 3 closed sales in December 1505 TowerList price: $459,000Sold price: $400,000Days on market: 11    780 LocustList price: $625,000Sold price: $605,000Days on market: 1991427 EdgewoodList price: $959,000Sold price: $900,000...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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WINNETKA IL 2018 REAL ESTATE REVIEW In Winnetka, 2017 and 2018 were almost identical years for real estate statistics. Look at this chart comparing the two years:  Total sales were down only slightly, the median price was similar, list price to sell price ratio was exactly the same, and market ti...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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See North Shore home prices for properties that sold in November 2018 plus statistics, and all homes for sale are listed here. Just click on your village!WINNETKA WILMETTE KENILWORTH GLENCOE NORTHFIELD  To CONTACT Margaret Goss, please call 847-977-6024 or email:  margaret.goss@bairdwarner.comMar...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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WINNETKA HOME SALES for November 2018 17 homes closed in Winnetka in November, more than double the number that closed in October. The median home price was $1,137,500 for last month’s sales.    WINNETKA REAL ESTATE MARKET TODAY Homes for sale: 99Price range: $245,000 to $9,999,999Under contract:...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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What is the Best Time to List my Winnetka Home? A very common question from home sellers interested in knowing when the market is hottest. In Winnetka and other North Shore villages, the spring months see the highest number of new homes coming on the market. The flip side is that there are also a...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  November saw just one new listing in Hubbard Woods. Priced to sell and needing work - could be torn down: NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS 1505 Tower Road$459,000        SOLD HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS - 5 closed sales in November (and one delayed to December)    955 GreenwoodList price: $770,000Sold pri...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Santa is Coming to Hubbard Woods Park in Winnetka! There’s no need to drive to the mall and fight for a parking spot when you can easily head over to Hubbard Woods Park to see Santa Claus.  He - and his elves- will be there on Saturday, December 8 from 10am to 12pm.  You’ll also be able to get ho...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Winnetka and North Shore New Recycling Guidelines Check out Illinois’s New Recycling Guidelines!  One in four items placed in recycling carts is not recyclable, according to audits performed by the recycling industry. This slows down recycling sorting facilities, reduces prices received for recyc...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Winnetka Holiday Red Invitation Sale - December 2018 This will be the 39th year of the Winnetka Holiday Sale called the Red Invitation Sale. That’s an unbelievable run! It’s a great time to support the community by shopping local with most stores offering various discounts and promotions on purch...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Are You Making These Costly Mistakes on Your Winnetka Home? We live in a harsh climate in Winnetka and the North Shore with extremes that can send heating or cooling bills off the charts. I love seeing the low gas bill in the summer (no heater on!) but conversely see the money going toward a high...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Here are home sales and real estate statistics for October 2018 in the North Shore villages of Winnetka,Wilmette, Keniliworth, Glencoe, Northfield, and Glenview. WINNETKA WILMETTE KENILWORTH GLENCOE NORTHFIELD GLENVIEW  

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Hubbard Woods had 5 homes close in October 2018, with one selling as a foreclosure. CLOSED HUBBARD WOODS HOMES IN OCTOBER 2018 1518 EdgewoodList price: $795,000Sold price:  $500,000 (foreclosure)Days on market: 844      1336 ScottList price: $1,095,000Sold price: $1,000,000Days on market: 105    ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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WINNETKA HOME SALES for October 2018 16 homes closed in Winnetka in October, slightly less than last October when 19 homes closed. The most positive thing to see (in the stats below) is that the absorption rate in Winnetka is 6 months. This means that if no new inventory came on the market, a hom...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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UPDATED 2019 Quartz Countertops in Winnetka and North Shore Kitchens The long dominance of using granite for kitchen countertops has been waning for several years. It is no longer the reigning high-end countertop despite its durability and popularity. The new queen of the kitchen is quartz - and ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Has the Winnetka North Shore had a Big Drop in Home Sales? Nope - we haven't. Crain’s Chicago Business just ran an article about the Chicago housing market, “What’s Behind Chicago’s Big Drop in Home Sales?” On the North Shore, we’re accustomed to hearing that the city (Chicago) is selling fast, m...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 See North Shore home prices for properties that sold in September 2018 plus statistics, and all homes for sale are listed here. Just click on your village!WINNETKA WILMETTE KENILWORTH GLENCOE NORTHFIELD GLENVIEWTo CONTACT Margaret Goss, please call 847-977-6024 or email:  margaret.goss@bairdwarn...

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