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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.
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Come and see 996 Chatfield on Sunday, May 24 from 1-3.  One of the best values in Winnetka - read more about this house at Winnetka 996 Chatfield Road.2 full bedrooms plus a sitting room on the 2nd floor, 1 full bath, living room with fireplace, dining room, den, kitchen, and full basement.The la...
05/23/2015
Yes, $420,000 is a very good price for a home in Winnetka, IL.  And there are two things you might do: Buy it and remodel it Buy it, tear it down, and build new. According to the Village of Winnetka, either is possible.  This cute home has 2 bedrooms and a sitting room on the 2nd floor, a living ...
05/21/2015
Greeley School in Winnetka is located at 275 Fairview Ave and is an elementary school for kindergarten through 4th grade.  The school serves the children living on the east side of Green Bay Road (see map below for exact boundaries.)See all Winnetka homes for sale in Greeley SchoolHomes in east W...
05/13/2015
Crow Island Elementary School is located at 1112 Willow Road in Winnetka.  Children that attend this school live in the area shown in the school boundary map (below.)  See all Winnetka Homes for sale in Crow Island SchoolHomes in the Crow Island School district offer the widest selection of price...
05/13/2015
April is one of the busiest real estate months of the year and this year is no exception.  Lots of new listings - but just a few sales. First, newly listed homes in April in Hubbard Woods:1137 Tower - 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch on the corner of Tower and Gordon Terrace listed for $679,000    935 Tow...
05/04/2015
Closed home sales are reported below for Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, Glencoe, and Glenview.   WINNETKA  WILMETTE   KENILWORTH NORTHFIELD GLENCOE GLENVIEW       
05/04/2015
Last year there was a lot of hand-wringing over a lack of inventory of Winnetka homes for sale as well as other North Shore communities like Wilmette, Northfield, and Kenilworth.  Fewer homes meant more competition, higher prices, and a lot of angst for buyers.This year, I look around Winnetka an...
05/04/2015
The Chicago North Shore is a strip of communities hugging Lake Michigan just north of Chicago.  These communities include Wilmette, Winnetka, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Evanston.  There are certain customs that different parts of the country have and these are often cherished by the local residents...
04/29/2015
The Winnetka Village Council has scheduled a special meeting for Tuesday evening, April 28 to discuss the stormwater tunnel.  This controversial project was put before the voters in a 2014 advisory referendum and did not pass.  However, as Winnetka is a home rule community, the council can contin...
04/27/2015
Northfield is the one village that has not followed the same statistical path for home sales as other nearby villages including Wilmette, Winnetka, and Glencoe.  In Northfield, the total number of home sales was lower (as in the other towns) but the average price sank by 28%.  The average home sa...
04/26/2015
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