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Real estate and community information for Chicago's North Shore suburbs of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, and Glencoe. Over 15 years of experience selling single family homes, condos, new construction and land. Includes market statistics, sold properties, community events, zoning, sports, restaurants and various real estate opinions and thoughts.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Kenilworth is the North Shore's smallest village with a wide range of prices, albeit on the high end. Nevertheless, this does skew the numbers sometimes.  Let's see how Kenilworth's real estate sales looked like comparing the first quarter of 2014 to 2013.   Kenilworth 1stQ 2014 1st Q 2013       ...
Posted 5 days ago
Wilmette continues to show strong market statistics - just like it did during the recession. Wilmette is the largest North Shore village (not including Evanston) and has a very wide selection of housing prices from which to choose.  I believe this has helped Wilmette remain a very good option for...
Posted 6 days ago
The first quarter real estate statistics look good for Winnetka.  More homes sold than in the first quarter of 2013 and the prices rose as well. Winnetka 1st Q 2014 1st Q 2013       # Homes Sold 25 20 Average Price $1,339,700 $1,126,500 Percentage of Sale Price to List Price 93% 93% Days on Marke...
Posted 8 days ago
Baird & Warner's new mobile app has offically launched!  This cool app is packed with innovate features that will appeal to today's mobile buyer. Discover homes for sale and open houses near you with the touch of your finger. The app works by using your phone's GSP to give you the most up-to-date...
Posted 8 days ago
I met Andrew Bora, an affable, handsome, (and buff!) young man at a Winnetka Chamber of Commerce meeting.  He introduced himself to the group and it was indisputable that Andrew loved his work and had a great passion for helping others achieve their fitness goals. Andrew grew up in Northfield and...
Posted 14 days ago
Winnetka, IL is located in the beautiful North Shore area of Chicago - approximately 30 minutes north of downtown. Houses for sale in Winnetka include fixer-uppers priced in the $500,000 range up to mulit-million dollar estates located throughout the village.  Winnetka has fine older homes and a ...
Posted 18 days ago
There are 15 houses open on Sunday, March 30 in Winnetka, IL.  The weather might even be cooperative! Winnetka Open Houses 283 Ridge Road  1-3 pm  $659,999 (home is under contract) 91 High Street  12-2 pm  $$899,000 1216 Willow Road  2-4 pm  $909,000 1040 Elm Street 1-3 pm  $919,000 373 Sunset Ro...
Posted 20 days ago
Chicago's North Shore villages of Winnetka, Northfield, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glenview, and Glencoe have traditionally kicked off their real estate season as early as January.  Potential sellers have waited for the end-of-year holiday season to end before listing their homes.   Springtime brings ...
Posted 21 days ago
I am working with a family that is relocating from the East Coast and looking for a home in the North Shore.  Today I sent them a new listing that had "Extensive Waterproofing" listed in the remarks section of the listing. They emailed me and asked if that is needed often and are there "extensive...
Posted 25 days ago
I am a baby boomer with no parents alive to worry about their old age.  But many of you are in vastly different positions and will be needing to make some hard decisions in the coming years. The Chicago North Shore is blessed with many outstanding features that draw people in from all over the co...
Posted 27 days ago
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