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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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2010 

Christmas Shopping in Winnetka - Keep it Local! East Elm There are just some things that need to be purchased in a big box store - electronics, computers, brand names, or outdoor equipment.  But for almost everything else, there is a store in Winnetka that can meet your needs.  In fact, Winnetka...
12/17/2010
Rocky Wirtz - Owner of the Chicago Blackhawks - at the Book Stall in WinnetkaIn 2010, the Chicago Blackhawks brought home the Stanley Cup for the fourth time.  Chicago was ecstatic to see this young (in terms of player's ages) team plow through the competition and emerge victorious.  The Blackhaw...
12/16/2010
Steve Baird, president and CEO of Baird and Warner Real Estate, has been named for the third straight year to Inman News' 100 Most Influential Leaders in Real Estate.  Compiled annually, the list reflects those power brokers, experts, insiders and visionaries who influence real estate. The list c...
12/15/2010
 Dining GuideforWinnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe and Northfield   With Chicago being just a short drive (or train) ride away, it's tempting to just head downtown for dinner.  But the North Shore is brimming with good dining spots within our villages or very nearby. Here's the rundown:Winne...
12/13/2010
Two Christmas Events in WinnetkaatThe Winnetka Community House This month of December, The Winnetka Community House is hosting several events just perfect for your holidays celebrations.Families with young children will love Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 11, from 8:30 to 11:00 am.  A...
12/07/2010
I've gotten calls from potential buyers who are looking online and they inevitably ask "Are you the listing agent?" If I am not, I will explain exactly what it means to work with a listing agent when buying a home versus working with a dedicated buyer's agent who represents you, the buyer of the ...
12/06/2010
Christmas Shopping in Winnetka - Keep it Local! West Elm There are just some things that need to be purchased in a big box store - electronics, computers, brand names, or outdoor equipment.  But for almost everything else, there is a store in Winnetka that can meet your needs.  In fact, Winnetka ...
12/04/2010
Closed Sales for November 2010 in Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, and Glencoe     # Sales Avg. List Price Avg. Sell Price % List to Sell Avg.Market Time Winnetka 16 $1,895,000 $1,707,000 79% 201             Wilmette 16 $662,000 $615,000 90% 137             Kenilworth 3 $1,592,000 $1,480,000 80% 2...
12/03/2010
The Wonders of Lake Michigan - in Winnetka, Kenilworth, Wilmette and Glencoe At this time of year, we've all but forgotten about an outing to the beach - the first flurries blew through yesterday and we're lighting up the fireplaces and turning up the thermostats.  But Lake Michigan is a constant...
12/02/2010
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