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By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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 The things that you will need to know if you are planning on selling is how is the market doing in Hoffman Estates. Here's a few stats to help give you an idea. What is the percentage of homes that are going under contract each month in Hoffman Estates?  10% of total homes listed in October.  Th...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 1
 Here's the things that you will need to know if you are planning on selling in Schaumburg. Here's a few stats to help give you an idea. What is the percentage of homes that are going under contract each month in Schaumburg?  14% of total homes listed in October.  This tells you if the market is ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  NORTH SHORE MARKET REPORT for OCTOBER 2019Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, Northfield The green chart below shows that home sales and prices were down slightly this October over October 2018 across the North Shore villages of Winnetka, Wilmette, Keniliworth, Glencoe, and Northfield. The...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 1
NORTH SHORE REAL ESTATE PERSPECTIVES FOR 2020 A recent report by RIS Media asks the real estate experts what they think is coming for 2020. While there may be broad and sweeping thoughts on real estate, usually these articles are national in scope. We all know real estate is local, right? (RIS Me...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 1
  HUBBARD WOODS REAL ESTATE OCTOBER 2019  NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS IN OCTOBER 2019There were 2 new home listings in Hubbard Woods in September: 1480 Tower Road$1,300,000          834 Boal Pkwy.$1,799,000     SOLD HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS IN SEPTEMBER 2019 4 homes closed in September:  1487 TowerO...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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There are alternatives to FHA Loans!I work with many terrific loan officers that offer my clients many helpful programs to get you into that new home. This is one of those great programs offering a conventional loan with 3% down.Saving enough funds for a down payment & closing costs is one of th...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Where do Your Winnetka Property Taxes Go? For what we pay locally in property taxes, I think it’s wise to understand how they are divvied up. In the North Shore communities of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, and Glencoe, it’s understood that a large percentage goes to the schools. Th...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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MEXICAN RESTAURANTS IN WINNETKA AND THE NORTH SHORE  If you love Mexican food like me, you are always on the lookout for good restaurants in the suburbs.    Is your palate beyond cheesy burritos and heavy bean/rice side dishes?  (not bad stuff, just not "inspired".) You know what I mean - the typ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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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....

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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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...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 3
  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...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Real Estate Market Update in Hoffman Estates - September 2019 What are Prices Doing?  Average sales price ($323,000) a decrease of 5% from September 2018.  Remember that every Hoffman Estates subdivision is responding & recovering differently. That means "if and when" a home in the area goes on t...

By Alan May, Helping you find your way home.
(Jameson Sotheby's International Realty)
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Allright.  I know it's not sexy, but every now and then I feel its necessary to post some local real estate statistics for my local readers.  These are the statistics for Evanston single-family homes, and attached homes (which would include condos and/or townhomes).

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Real Estate Market Update in Schaumburg - September 2019 What are Prices Doing?  Average sales price ($341,500) a decrease of 6% from September 2018.  Remember that every Schaumburg subdivision is responding & recovering differently. That means "if and when" a home in the area goes on the market....

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Cook County Property Taxes - Senior Exemption ChangeCook County has finally joined the Collar Counties in allowing the Senior Exemption to automatically renew.Previously, seniors had to reapply for the Senior Exemption every year, but now it will automatically rollover just like the Homeowners Ex...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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So is the Schaumburg Market up or down?More prospective home buyers across the country came out in August compared to the same time last year as U.S. showing traffic grew for the first time in 13 months, according to the latest ShowingTime Showing Index report. This tells us the buyer 'foot traf...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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You’re Invited! Winnetka Tocco Restaurant Street Party! Please join Chef Bruno Abate for a street party in front of his soon-to-be opened restaurant in Winnetka, Tocco.  Chef Bruno has many talents but his true passion has been to advocate for hundreds of Cook County Jail prisoners who need a bre...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 RESTAURANT TOCCO Bringing his passionate and inspiring vision of Italian food and culture to Winnetka, Bruno Abate plans to open his new restaurant  in mid-October. Tocco, named after his popular Wicker Park restaurant that he closed in February, is located at 507 Chestnut directly across from t...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 3
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...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  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 ...

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