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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.
2022 Year-End Winnetka North Shore Luxury Home Report This year, I'm using $5,000,000 + as the market for luxury homes in the North Shore. I previously used $2,500,000+ but prices have risen too much to include so many homes!Luxury sales also benefitted from the super hot market of the past two y...
What Sold in Your North Shore Village in November 2022?Check out the median year-to-date number below where I've indicated where it was in January (in italics.)  Prices have risen considerably over 2022 and while most pundits don't think housing prices will rise, I'm pretty certain that in 2023 t...
Hubbard Woods Winnetka IL Real EstateNovember 2022There were 3 closed sales and one new listing in November. Of the 3 sold homes, one sold well below the list price, while the other 2 went over the list price. The one new went under contract very quickly. As long as inventory is this low, mortgag...
Glenview, Northbrook, Evanston IL Condo Report 2022 The three villages of Glenview, Northbrook, and Evanston have the largest inventory of condos on the North Shore. Wilmette has a good number but nearly not as many as these three.Many Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, and Glencoe residents have mo...
Hubbard Woods Winnetka Real Estate in October 2022Most of the data below mirrors that of exactly one year ago - October 2021. The big change in home buying is the rising mortgage interest rate which, to date, has not impacted Winnetka and Hubbard Woods sales. The trade-off is the low inventory. R...
What Sold in Your Winnetka North Shore Village October 2022The statistics in this report reflect sales in September 2022. Many of these stats are almost exactly the same as they were in March 2022, when the market was very hot and mortgage rates had not yet risen.There are a few notable changes i...
Halloween in Winnetka and the North Shore On a particularly mild Chicago afternoon, I grabbed my bike and camera and rode around the North Shore. I snaked by through Kenilworth, Wilmette, Winnetka, and finally Glencoe. I hadn't set out to photograph Halloween decorations, but they were (as always...
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Midwest Outpacing the Coasts as Housing Cools Just a few years ago the Midwest lagged behind every real estate market in the country. As home prices rose to astronomical heights elsewhere, we were struggling with long market times and slumping prices.  Now, according to a report:  "Redfin reports...
Hubbard Woods Winnetka Real Estate September 2022It was a quiet September in Hubbard Woods which reflects lower sales in late summer. Just two closing in September and one new listing that is already under contract. There are just 7 homes for sale right now in Hubbard Woods. Three of those are pr...

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