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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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2011 

One stumbling block to buying a new home is the need to sell your old one.  If a seller can't sell a home, chances are they can't buy one either.  Or can they?  Read on for some good options to consider. REAL ESTATE Q & A Q.  How can I take advantage of today's great interest rates and home price...
12/31/2011
I am lucky enough to be visiting Los Angeles this week - I grew up here and since moving to Chicago in 1986, have come back every Christmas. And I'm really pleased that the weather is sunny and in the low 70s.  But I did get up early this morning to go to the gym and the weather at 6:00 am was a ...
12/26/2011
2011 Home Sales Better than 2010 Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth & Glencoe The Chicago Tribune reported today that there was a 14.2% increase in homes sales this year over 2010 across the state of Illinois.  The numbers were even better in the nine counties that make up metro Chicago:  sales in th...
12/21/2011
Baird & Warner's Eric Bryn Makes the Inman News "100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders 2011" The real estate company I work for, Baird and Warner (Winnetka office) is light years ahead of the competition when it comes to its online presence.  And that was before Eric Bryn came on board in 2010...
12/20/2011
Any Pilgrim Names Out There? I am reading a book called "Caleb's Crossing" that takes place on Martha's Vineyard around 1665.  I know these early pioneers did not name their children Mason, LeBron or Hayleigh because they chose, instead, biblical or virtuous names.  Caleb's Crossing has two such ...
12/19/2011
Computer and Electronics Disposal in Winnetka   Is your house or office is overflowing with computer "stuff" and other electronics?  Did you know that the Village of Winnetka will take and recycle these things from you at no charge?The Winnetka Public Works has a facility located at 1390 Willow R...
12/18/2011
1630 Sheridan Road Unit #9I Wilmette, ILLake Views From All Rooms! Take life easy! No lawn care or snow shoveling here! This one floor unit on the lake in Wilmette offers luxury without the upkeep. Lovely views from all rooms. Partially remodeled kitchen with granite and cook top island. Entertai...
12/16/2011
Shopping in Winnetka, IL    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 has 50 retail stores scattered...
12/10/2011
Pre-Bubble to Present - Where Are Home Prices NowWinnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, and Glencoe There is hope on the horizon - not all real estate news is bad news.  In fact, the number of homes sold in the North Shore towns of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe and Northfield have held steady ...
12/07/2011
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