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By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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2020 North Shore Housing Review We all know what made 2020 a wonky year - so I won’t belabor that point. The result, however, was a roller coaster ride for the North Shore housing market.  The year started out as most do - cold and slow. Just when the spring market started to awaken, along came a...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Should You Ever Skip Doing a Home Inspection? Skip the inspection? Why would anyone consider doing that? There are actually a few valid reasons where home buyers might pass on adding that contingency to their contract. I’ll discuss that later. But 99.9% of the time I would strongly recommend and ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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What Sold in Your Village in December? Here’s what closed in the Winnetka North Shore villages in December 2020.WINNETKA  Current Winnetka Real Estate Market:Sold homes December: 24Homes for sale: 49Price range: $350,000 to $6,399,0002020 Median price : $1,100,000Under contract/pending: 29Condos ...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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HUBBARD WOODS December  2020 The Hubbard Woods real estate continued to be quiet during the holiday season - which is completely normal.1  NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTING IN December  2020 1518 Edgewood - $1,899,000 (new construction)      3 New PRIVATE NETWORK LISTINGS 1347 Scott - no price stated    ...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Here are the things you will need to know if you are planning on selling. So how is the market doing currently in Schaumburg? Here are 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 the market is flat...

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

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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The Schaumburg housing market is hot! Most homes are selling quickly & even some over list price. If you are interested in how the market is fairing in your subdivision, it would be best to call in an area expert, like me, rather than watch what the news people are saying.It only matters what is ...

By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Schaumburg Housing Forecast for 2021The Schaumburg housing market is on fire! 🔥 Most homes are selling quickly & even some over list price. If you are truly interested in how the market is fairing in your subdivision, it would be best to call in an expert in your area rather than watch what the n...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Absorption Rate on the North Shore - Now and Then The real estate floodgates opened back in June 2020 when the stay-at-home order was lifted. Weary buyers - many of whom had been staying home with their families - poured out from the city into the suburbs. And very suddenly we had a different hou...

By Goran Utvic, We Buy & Sell Chicago Houses Fast
(606 Homes LLC | Chicagoland Brokers Inc, Chicago IL 60656)
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Chicago 2 Flat Home Renovation View the progress of this Chicago 2 flat conversion to a single family home. This Chicago 2 flat was purchased with a renovation loan that covered the entire construction cost. The existing Chicago 2 flat was completely gutted to the brick and all new framing, elect...

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)
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 HUBBARD WOODS November  2020 The Hubbard Woods real estate market has been quiet in November. Between the holidays and more covid restrictions, buyers have been staying put. It’s possible that we’ll have a more normal spring market in 2021 as restrictions lift and the vaccine becomes more readil...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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What Sold in Your Village in November? Sales in November slowed down considerably from previous months. Between Covid and the holidays, I expect this won’t change but I do predict a normal (busy) spring market if the vaccine arrives and life begins to return to normal.The year-to-date median pric...

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)
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  Find Your Next 6+ Bedroom Home in Winnetka and the North ShoreSometimes you just need a big house with lots of bedrooms. The local Multiple Listing Service (MRED) is sketchy with square footage numbers for homes. For many years, those numbers were not even allowed in the MLS. Some listings stat...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 2
  Here’s what closed in the North Shore villages of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield in October 2020.WINNETKA  Current Winnetka Real Estate Market:Sold homes October: 35Homes for sale: 772Price range: $375,000 to $6,750,000Median price ytd: $1,080,000 Under contract/pending...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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   HUBBARD WOODS October  2020 The Hubbard Woods real estate market was fairly steady from September to October. There were  2 new listings and 14 closes (up from 13 in September.)2  NEW HUBBARD WOODS LISTINGS IN October 2020 1162 AsburyList price: $1,099,000 (under contract)          1509 Edgewo...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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Foreclosure and Short Sale Homes for SaleNorth Shore Winnetka/North Shore The foreclosure/short sale market is not very broad right now - and I hope it stays that way. There has been talk of Covid-19 taking its toll on homeowners who have lost some of their income but so far that has not occured ...

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