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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Sometimes you just wanna have a little fun.  As I go through listings on the multiple listing service  I  get a good laugh occasionally (at someone else's expensive, unfortunatley) and thought I would share some choice pictures.  These homes are located in the North Shore communities of Winnetka,...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Real estate news has been somewhat dismal for the past few months with homes sales trending downward and a resulting glut of homes for sale.  As a realtor, I've wondered where have all the buyers gone?  Lots to choose from and falling prices makes for an easy decision. Well, maybe some of those b...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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In the good old days, (well, not so old, really) we wrote offers for properties without mortgage contingenices and then planned to close within several weeks.  But since the beginning of the mortgage crisis last August you won't get a quick close with mortgage financing.  The process takes time, ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  All eyes are on Capitol Hill now - will they or won't they come to the rescue of distressed financial institutions with a $700 billion bailout?  Are we on the verge of economic collapse without it?  What will happen if they do nothing?  How will it affect the economy in general, and real estate...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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People living in Winnetka know that their village is beautiful - with its tree-lined streets, clean beaches, numerous parks and shopping areas.  But, unfortunately, everything gets older and to keep looking our best some changes are in order.  The Streetscape Master Planis an idea to unify and en...
Since the start of Active Rain I know I have been a bit of a yapper. But lately I have been very quiet... but for good reason. WE HAVE BEEN BUSY! I thought you all might like to see some of what our crew here at Real Estaging has been working on that has kept us ALL so busy.Below is a FOLLOW UP s...
Realtors need to know that just because a person or business call themelves "stagers" does not mean that they can actually do a professional job. EVEN if they are "Accrediated".  Here is an actual job we recently re-staged. The builder has paid an unbelievable $9,000 in fees to this furniture ren...

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