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By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Land shark knocking at your door! I still remember vividly the skit on Saturday Night Live. But in the real estate world, there are plenty of sharks out there to be wary of. Let's just talk about a new group of 'real estate disruptors'.I-BUYERSThey can't wait to turn the real estate market upside...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 2
 You may get tired of scrolling down the list of homes sales in each village because there were so many. Every village, with the exception of Northfield, shows an increase in home sales over July coupled with a reduction in inventory. Both good points for home sellers.  Clearly, sales continue to...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 1
 HUBBARD WOODS August  2020 Hubbard Woods, like the rest of the North Shore, continues to produce strong housing numbers. Of the 11 new listings in Hubbard Woods (listed in August,) six are already under contract. One of those, an almost $6 million dollar home was listed, sold, and closed in 11 d...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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   New Trier Township Property Tax Assessment Appeals 2020 Dan Patlak, Cook County Board of Review Commissioner, is hosting several seminars on 2020 property tax assessment appeals in September. This is being done ahead of the actual appeal period which has not been determined yet (but should be ...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 2
 Wilmette Home for Sale: 901 Chestnut Avenue Feel the lake breezes in this stately traditional home located in the coveted CAGE area of east Wilmette.  901 Chestnut Ave, Wilmette Details:Bedrooms: 6Baths 3 ½Lot size: 100 x 183Exterior: BrickSquare feet: 4329 Features:Wrought iron fenced yardKitch...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 1
 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...

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

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 1
 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...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 1
   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...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 2
  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...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
Comments 2
Most people that I talk with are concerned about how COVID-19 is effecting real estate. Will values stay the same? Will they decline? Honestly at this time, I can tell you what I have noticed with as many numbers or trends as I can gather for you. Before your eyes glaze over when I mention number...

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

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 1
 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...

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