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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...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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UPDATED 2019 How Not to Determine Your Home’s Value Settling on a list price for your home is a multifaceted process. It involves knowing the local inventory, studying the comps, and to some degree, an agent’s gut intuition. Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth and other North Shore villages have wildl...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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WINNETKA REAL ESTATE REPORT - SEPTEMBER 2018 17 homes closed in September 2018 in Winnetka compared to 33 in August. That is not unusual because buyers had scheduled closes before school begins. The median sale price of homes went up from $1,335,000 to $1,450,000. SOLD HOMES  - SEPTEMBER 2018 - W...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Hubbard Woods had 6 homes close in September 2018.  CLOSED HUBBARD WOODS HOMES IN SEPTEMBER 2018  1173 AsburyList price: $875,000Sold price: $785,000Days on market: 35       906 Gordon Terr.List price: $945,000Sold price:  $930,000Days on market: 6       949 Fisher (this house was in the news be...

By Granite Heroes, Marble, Granite & Terrazzo Restoration
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Bluestone Floor Cleaning & Sealing Winnetka, ILBluestone or indoor or outdoor natural stone flooring option. Bluestone is a soft, porse colorful stone which has hyoe sensitive qualities.  This project was a new construction project which required us to clean the bluestone floor tiles from the con...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 UPDATED 2019 Homes in the Sweet Spot of $1 Million are Plentiful in Winnetka and the North ShoreThe median list price of homes currently for sale in Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield is $1,100,000. So that seems like a good place to consider what’s on the market between $80...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Hubbard Woods had 11 closed home sales in August.  CLOSED HUBBARD WOODS HOMES IN AUGUST 2018 1548 TowerOriginal list price:  $1,600,000Sold price: $857,515Days on market: 717      1311 AsburyOriginal list price: $949,000Sold price: $870,000Days on market: 31       1509 ScottOriginal list price: ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Home Prices in Winnetka IL for August 2018 Winnetka has seen eight months (from January 1, 2018) of up-and-down prices for sold homes. Each month has been different - sometimes vastly - particularly when using the average vs. the median price. Winnetka and other North Shore villages have a varied...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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A friend of mine found an unusual and charming website from the Wilmette Public Library's Local History Collection regarding Hubbard Woods. During the years 1912-1923, a local paper called the Lake Shore News published "brief notices of social activities in Hubbard Woods, Illinois." These little ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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UPDATED 2019 This is a question that I am often asked. I’ve done many market reports on various segments of our North Shore market and the numbers have always remained below the high year of 2008. 2012 was the low water mark for North Shore home prices and since then prices have been fairly stabl...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Time is short but it's not too late to file a property tax appeal - the deadline is this Thursday, August 30.  The good news is that you have two weeks after you file to submit supporting documentation. For the villages of Winnetka, Northfield, Kenilworth, Wilmette, and Glencoe, the New Trier To...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 16 Longmeadow Road in Winnetka IL I recently listed this stunning Tony Grunsfeld ranch home in Winnetka on a beautiful acre of green expanse. The home went under contract quickly and the lucky buyers plan to renovate and update the home. Built in 1971 and sold by the heirs of the original owners...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Buckthorn is an invasive plant that originated in Western Asia and Europe and was introduced to North America in the early 1800s as an ornamental shrub. It creates a major problem for the native species by forming dense stands that dominate ecosystems and displace native species. It is primarily ...

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