Explore Winnetka, IL

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 8
The annual Winnetka "Red Invitation" Holiday Sale will be held this weekend on Sunday, December 3, 2017. This is the village's 38th year holding this special sale event. Participating local merchats will have discounts, specials, and refreshments throughout the day. The sales will be conducted th...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 50
UPDATED 2019 What is "brown" furniture? One of the best lines I've read this year is from an article by Richard Eisenberg for Next Avenue: "Dining room tables and chairs, end tables and armoires, (brown pieces) have become furniture non grata. Antiques are antiquated." I know my two millennial ag...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 2
UPDATED 2019 It's a question I get all the time. I'd like to say the best time to sell is when you are ready! But if one is interested in the statistics regarding the timing of selling a home, then there are some things to consider. In Chicago's North Shore communities of Winnetka, Wilmette, Keni...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 1
What is the median price of a Winnetka and North Shore home today? Homes in the communities that hug Lake Michigan are generally priced higher than those farther out - true, I think, of anyplace where there is a body of water. The North Shore communites that I primarily represent include Wilmette...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 2
It hasn't even passed yet, but many are weighing in on whether it would help or hinder the real estate market. The key takeaways of the bill as they relate to real estate are: a $10,000 cap on the deduction of property taxes lowering of the the mortgage interest deduction cap from $1 million to $...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 1
  New Hubbard Woods Listings 956 Greenwood $649,000 4 bedrooms + 3.1 baths (under contract in 9 days)     15 Old Green Bay $2,895,000 7 bedrooms + 6 .1 baths (7th bedroom and 6th bath in coach house)    Closed Home Sales in Hubbard Woods 1360 Trapp Lane List price:  $699,000 Sold price:  $640,000...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 0
  In October 2017, there were 19 closed home sales in Winnetka:  The current real estate market in Winnetka:  Homes for sale:  132Priced:  $339,000 to $13,750,000Homes under contract/pending: 32Absorption rate:  6 monthsCondos for sale: 7Priced: $419,000 to $649,000View all Winnetka homes for sal...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 3
The North Shore communities of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield don't have new home subdivisions being built. That has not happened in a long time because the North Shore is wedged between Lake Michigan and the Cook County forest preserves - meaning all the land has alread...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 3
We're heading into the fall and that usually means a small uptick in real estate sales - as long as it's before Thanksgiving. In September, there were 5 new homes listed in Hubbard Woods:  1138 Hamptondale - $789,000 Adjacent to the playground at Hubbard Woods School      1124 Merrill - $1,225,00...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 0
GLENCOE    The current real estate market in Glencoe: Homes for sale:  101 Price range: $462,000 to  $6,400,000 Under contract: 22 Condos for sale:  4 Price range:  $169,000 to $599,000 SEE GLENCOE HOMES FOR SALE    To CONTACT Margaret Goss, please call 847-977-6024 or email:  margaret.goss@bair...

By Art Wilson, Realtor - Chicago's North Shore
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 4
By Art Wilson, RealtorWinnetka’s September Property sales were 12, down -57.1% from 28 in September of 2016 and -65.7% lower than the 35 sales last month. September 2017 sales were at their lowest level compared to September of 2016 and 2015. September YTD sales of 237 are running 5.8% ahead of l...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 0
  WINNETKA   There were 12 closed home sales in Winnetka in September.   The current real estate market in Winnetka: Homes for sale:  151 Priced: $339,000 to $13,750,000 Homes under contract/pending: 38 Condos for sale: 8 Priced:  $300,000 to $649,000  View all Winnetka homes for sale  To CONTACT...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 0
 The most interesting fact about comparing the 3rd quarter home sales between 2016 and 2017 is how remarkably similar they are. The numbers hardly changed with both the number of sales and average sales price. Here are the actual numbers: There are a few numbers that jump out. For all villages ex...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 6
UPDATED 2019 What would you like to do with the rest of your life? How can you learn to manage and understand your finances? Where can you go to discuss literature, poetry, or short stories? If only someone could help you discover your lost spirituality.  Where can you meet other like-minded, edu...

By Art Wilson, Realtor - Chicago's North Shore
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 0
By Art Wilson, RealtorWinnetka’s August Property sales were 35, down -10.3% from 39 in August of 2016 and 2.9% higher than the 34 sales last month. August 2017 sales were at a mid level compared to August of 2016 and 2015. August YTD sales of 225 are running 14.8% ahead of last year's year-to-dat...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 0
UPDATED 2019 The Chicago North Shore communities of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, Glencoe, and Glenview have some of the best public schools in the state. Our educational opportunities are so great here that local real estate values have reflected their excellence for generations. I...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 0
  Just one new listing this month in Hubbard Woods:   1170 Westmoor - $3,395,000Almost 1 1/3 acres, this home has 6 bedrooms, 6 1/2 baths and a pool         Sold Hubbard Woods Homes  889 PrivateList price: $1,700,000Sold price: $1,100,000Days on market:  437     1258 Forest GlenList price: $1,250...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 6
   Winnetka Closed SalesAugust 2017     See all Winnetka homes for sale  Current homes for sale:  152Price range:  $430,000 to $13,750Under contract: 34Absorption rate: 6.8 monthsCurrent condos for sale: 10Price range:  $300,000 to $649,000Under contract:  1Absorption rate: 3.75 months   To CONTA...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 2
UPDATED 2019 As our short summer begins to give way to fall, our melancholy memories of days on the beach fade away. Always more pressing things to deal with - perhaps getting children ready for school, or (gasp) winterizing the home. But Lake Michigan is a constant wonder all year round even if ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 1
 Winnetka public schools open on Tuesday, August 29 with the new kindergarten assignments in place. Because of overcrowding at Crow Island School and the decision to make kindergarten full-day, all Winnetka District 36 kindergarteners will be attending either Hubbard Woods or Greeley. This is a t...

Winnetka, IL Real Estate Professionals