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Real estate and community information for Chicago's North Shore suburbs of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, and Glencoe. Selling single family homes, condos, new construction, and land on the North Shore since 1998. Includes market statistics, sold properties, community events, zoning, sports, restaurants and various real estate opinions and thoughts.
 HUBBARD WOODS Home Sales JULY 2020 The housing market in Hubbard Woods continued strong in July. Sales and new listings were almost the same as June as buyers and sellers catch up the lost months due to Covid. July sales saw homes close evenly across all price ranges from $749,000 to $2.7 millio...
Home sales and current real estate listings for the North Shore villages of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield. The surge of sales and under contract homes in the North Shore has continued into July. And will through the fall. I wrote this last month: The number of under cont...
 HUBBARD WOODS JUNE 2020 In June - more new listings (2+ than May,)  more homes under contract, and more closes (7+ than May.) A lot of activity in the past month in Hubbard Woods!7 NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS IN JUNE  2020  1180 OakleyList price: $849,999 (under contract)       1287 SunviewList p...
   6 Highest Priced Houses to Sell in 1st Half 2020Winnetka/North Shore Using $3 million as the starting point, the six highest priced homes to sell in the North Shore were in Winnetka and Glencoe.  480 Oak St. Winnetka - $3,000,000The only lakefront home on the list, this 5-bedroom, 5 ½ bath hom...
  What Sold in Your Village in June?There has been a surge of sales and under contract homes in the North Shore villages of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield.Due in large part to pent up demand from the stay-at-home quarantine coupled with unrest in downtown Chicago buyers a...
  In June in Hubbard Woods we had more new listings (2+ than May,)  more homes under contract, and more closes (7+ than May.) The spring market has moved into the summer months because of the virus and buyers are wasting no time to get moving (many from the city.)  7 NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS IN...
 Winnetka & North Shore Real Estate Update #3 (during Covid) Tracking the numbers for January 1 to today (June 8) for both 2019 and 2020 we can decidedly see a downward trend in overall sales. It’s important to remember that the total-lockdown just recently eased up and still has several phases t...
  Winnetka Farmer’s Market - Back in Business! Today was a magnificent and sunny day here in Winnetka - perfect for the reopening of the farmer’s market. Some strict rules were in place but that’s okay to get at some of the wonderful items vendors were selling. Masks were mandatory, no one was al...
  What Sold in Your Village in May?By the end of May, we were 2 ½ months into the coronavirus crisis. Yes, sales are down and the bad news probably isn’t over yet. However, some of the numbers are promising and don’t paint a pessimistic picture. One of the most interesting statistics you will see...
 Realty Times, (which publishes the latest real estate, mortgage, and construction information) recently stated that virtual staging may become the norm in real estate marketing. They wrote, “. . .in the new world of physical distancing and COVID-19 related restrictions, virtual staging is bound ...


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