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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Hubbard Woods Winnetka Year-End Housing Review Home sales in Hubbard Woods were remarkably similar in 2018 as in 2019. Here’s how the numbers looked:    It’s interesting to see that overall sales were down but the median price was up by 18%. I agree that that is an encouraging statistic but I ha...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Winnetka/North Shore 2019 Real Estate Market Review  Most North Shore agents would say they’re glad 2019 is behind us. It was not as robust as 2018 and many of us felt that sales were sluggish with some outliers throwing the numbers out of whack. In the information below, for example, Kenilworth...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 WILMETTE IL CONDOS ON THE LAKE FOR SALE The seven buildings along the lakefront in Wilmette have always been referred to as Plaza del Lago condos. There are 5 condominiums and 2 co-ops. They vary in size, layout, lake access, cost, price, and amenities. In the photo above, you can see all seven ...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Here's the things you will need to know if you are planning on selling. So how is the market doing currently in Streamwood? Here's a few graphs to help give you an idea. What is the percentage of homes that are going under contract each month in Streamwood? This tells you if the market is flat, g...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Here's the things you will need to know if you are planning on selling. So how is the market doing currently in Hoffman Estates? Here's a few graphs to help give you an idea. What percentage of homes go under contract each month in Hoffman Estates? This tells you if the market is flat, going up o...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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 Here's the things you will need to know if you are planning on selling in 2020. So how is the real estate market doing currently in Schaumburg? Here's a few graphs to help give you an idea. What is the percentage of homes that are going under contract each month in Schaumburg? This tells you if ...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR 2020 For 20 years, the Pantone company has come out with a “color of the year” meant to influence design and color trends across many industries. Some have been bold while some have been subtle but over the years, pundits have either criticized or praised the choice. But...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Interest rates will be lower than they have been prior to 1980 at 3.8% and are projected to remain steady throughout 2020! According to CoreLogic, home prices will appreciate at a rate of 5.4% over the course of the year. Experts predict that the number of homes sold next year will be equal to or...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Real estate is sure hard to predict so I simply won't do it! I'll tell you what I do know & what I've found out so you can make a decision for your family & needs. Different parts of the country experience the real estate market differently. Core Logic does predictions for the year on what larger...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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 Here's the things you will need to know if you are planning on selling in Hoffman Estates!  How is the market doing? Here's a few stats to give you an idea. What is the percentage of homes that are going under contract each month in Hoffman Estates?  15% of total homes listed in November.  This ...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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 Here's the things you will need to know if you are planning on selling in Schaumburg!  How is the market doing? Here's a few stats to give you an idea. What is the percentage of homes that are going under contract each month in Schaumburg?  17% of total homes listed in November.  This percentage...

By Haris Dedic, Glenview Real Estate - Chicago North Shore
(RE/MAX Villager 847-878-2588)
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Condominiums & Townhomes in Glenview All about maintenance free condo & townhome living in Glenview, IL. Check out this drive by and drone video. See all that Glenview has to offer!  Video of Glenview condos and townhouses.The Glen Real Estate TourExplore all The Glen subdivisions have to offer. ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 Why are Homes Priced with the Number 9? Same reason that just about everything is priced that way! Car prices always end with a lot of 9s. Same with clothing, groceries, gas, appliances, $ .99 cent stores, you name it. It’s called  “charm” pricing. Of course it’s a psychological trick -  buyers ...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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The holidays are officially upon us.  Congratulations on surviving the excitement of Thanksgiving and the madness of Black Friday. But, we’ve still got weeks to go! For some, the stress of parties, gift-giving, and decorating will begin to overshadow the true meaning of the season. If you’re look...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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 WILMETTE IL HOME SEARCH BY SCHOOL Wilmette IL has two school districts that both feed into New Trier High School. WILMETTE SCHOOL DISTRICT 39 (847-512-6100)This is the larger district and educates children that live in Wilmette only. There are four elementary schools (grades K-4), one middle sch...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  THE WINNETKA COMMUNITY HOUSE FITNESS CENTER I recently canceled my gym membership at a large national company and switched to the smaller and local Fitness Center at the Winnetka Community House. Not only was the cost half of the previous fee, but I’m thrilled with the equipment, staff, space, ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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  Homes in New Trier School District Under $1 Million There’s a good supply of homes you can buy for under $1,000,000  n the North Shore villages that feed into New Trier High School. Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield have ample inventory and styles for you to choose. In wes...

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 2
 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 ...

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