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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.
American Tribal Map - Winnetka & North ShoreA Canadian mapping company has developed an innovative map called “Native Land” that shows where indiginous tribes once lived on the land we live on now.   For those of us living in the Chicagoland area, these Native American tribe names sound familiar....
Winnetka/North Shore Chicago 3rd Quarter Real Estate  Below is a chart comparing home sales in the 3rd quarter of 2018 to 2019 for the villages of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield. Even though these towns abut each other and are very similar, their home sale statistics vary...
  HUBBARD WOODS SEPTEMBER  2019 NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS IN SEPTEMBER 2019 There were five new home listings in Hubbard Woods in September, with one already under contract. 1367 Edgewood$629,000         1039 Pine$775,000 (under contract)         855 Boal Parkway$1,025,000          110 N.Sherida...
 RESTAURANT TOCCO Bringing his passionate and inspiring vision of Italian food and culture to Winnetka, Bruno Abate opened his new restaurant in October 2019.. Tocco, named after his popular Wicker Park restaurant that he closed in February, is located at 507 Chestnut directly across from the Win...
See what homes sold in your village plus full market report for August 2019 - just click belowWINNETKA WILMETTE KENILWORTH GLENCOE Sign up to get monthly North Shore real estate news delivered to your inbox.It's free, we'll never sell your info, and you can opt-out at any time.Enter your email ad...
  GLENCOE HOME SALES for AUGUST 2019 20 homes closed in GLENCOE in August. The price range was from $255,000 to $1,875,000.The list to sell price ratio was 91% and the median market time was 131 days. The 91% list to sell ratio is fairly low and indicates that sellers are overpricing their homes ...
  KENILWORTH HOME SALES for AUGUST 2019 3 homes closed in KENILWORTH in August. The price range was from $850,000 to $1,500,000.The list to sell price ratio was 89% which was the lowest of the North Shore villages.   This means that homes are entering the market overpriced and have multiple price...
 WILMETTE HOME SALES for AUGUST 2019 45 homes closed in WILMETTE in August. The price range was from $360,000 to $2,219,000.The median price of these sold homes was $865,000, the list to sell price ratio was 94%, and the average days on market was 90. At 94%, the list to sell price ratio was the ...
WINNETKA HOME SALES for AUGUST 2019 30 homes closed in WINNETKA in August. The median price of these sold homes was $1,225,000, the list to sell price ratio was 92%, and the average days on market was 92.  The absorption rate is currently at 7.5 months (Absorption rate is an indicator of how long...
 CHANGES IN SENIOR EXEMPTION FOR COOK COUNTY Good news! Senior taxpayers will no longer have to apply every year for the Senior Home Exemption. Until now, Cook County was the only Illinois county to force seniors to reapply annually. If you already have the Senior Exemption you don’t need to do a...


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