Tuesday, April 2, 2013
More than 30 percent of Winnetka and Glencoe homeowners own their homes outright.
Communities with a large segment of senior citizens or high median incomes tend to have the highest percentage mortgage-free homes, according to Crain’s Chicago Business. In Winnetka, 32.4 percent or 3,591 of homes are mortgage free; in Glencoe that figure is 37.7 percent or 2,823 homes, according to Crain’s analysis. Here’s a look at other North Shore communities: Community Percentage of Mortgage-Free Homes Glencoe 37.7% (2,823) Northbrook 35% (10,851) Wilmette 34.6% (8,272) Kenilworth 34.4% (752) Skokie 34.4% (17,179) Glenview 32.7% (13,699) Winnetka 32.4% (3,591) Chicago 26.6% (484,122) Evanston 25.5% (16,896) Related Coverage
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
This six-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bathroom home sits on a half an acre.
This beautiful home — located at 212 Maple Hill Rd. in Glencoe — has been renovated and restored, combining tradition (it was built in 1928) with new technology. The home has a game room, a home theater and plenty of space for entertaining. This home is listed with Susan Maman, with @Properties. For more information on this or other properties, contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more news on real estate on the North Shore, 'like' Patch on Facebook and sign up for our free daily newsletter here.
Monday, March 11, 2013
Fewer than 12 percent of home sales in the three North Shore suburbs were distressed-home sales.
Winnetka, Wilmette and Glencoe were among the five suburbs with the fewest number of distressed-home sales in northern Illinois in 2012, Crain’s Chicago Business reported. Distressed-home sales, such as foreclosures or short sales, accounted for 46.7 percent of all 2012 home sales in northern Illinois but in the three North Shore communities distressed-home sales accounted for fewer than 12 percent of all home sales—only 8 percent of home sales were distressed sales in Winnetka, that figure was 10.1 percent in Wilmette and 11.9 percent in Glencoe, Crain’s Chicago Business reported. Related Coverage
Monday, January 28, 2013
Glencoe home also features four floors of views of Lake Michigan.
Looking for a home for sale on the North Shore? Or do you just like to ogle pictures of gorgeous real estate? Each week, Patch features North Shore Wow Houses that fit the bill. This stunning $4,900,000 Glencoe home — located at 60 Harbor St. — was custum-built with four floors of stunning views of Lake Michigan, 109 feet of private beach and a stunning deck with tiered balconies. The home also has five bedrooms, nine baths (five full and 4 half), a chef's kitchen, an elevator and an indoor poll with a jacuzzi and spa. Check out the two bars and plenty of space for entertaining. The home is listed by Oleg Trifonov with Coldwell Banker. For more information on this or other homes in the area, contact him at (847)529-7780 or via email at …
Saturday, November 3, 2012
The home sits on 1.04-acres and features four bedrooms and seven bathrooms.
Love feeling outdoors while staying warm during cold winter days? This Glencoe property at 65 Lakewood Drive features an expansive view of the ravine with a wall of glass that runs along three rooms. Listed at $2 million, the 3,680-square-foot home features four bedrooms, seven bathrooms, two customized separate walk-in closets and a two-way fireplace, according to the listing on AOL Real Estate. Architect Henry L. Newhouse II built the low and obscure structure in 1955, saving the drama for the window side, which faces the steep ravine at the edge of the lot, according to ChicagoMag.com. Watch a tour of the home in the video section. Want to follow similar articles on wow houses around the area? Sign up for Winnetka-Glencoe Patch's …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Leo Melamed has put his mansion at Sunrise Circle on the market.
Financial market innovator Leo Melamed has put his Glencoe mansion on the market for $3.5 million. The former Chicago Mercantile Exchange chairman told the Chicago Tribune that “We’re at the time in our lives when all our friends have moved back downtown to the city, and we’re doing that as well. There’s nothing unusual about it.” Designed by Edward Dart, the mansion at 350 Sunrise Circle features seven bedrooms, four full and two half bath, an outdoor pool, pool house, two fire places, large dressing room and a three-car garage. The home, listed at $3,495,000 on the Hudson Company’s website, is just shy of joining two other Glencoe homes that recently sold for more than $4 million. Love peeking inside luxurious mansions on the North …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The home was sold by the estate of the late Florence Boone who was president of the Village of Glencoe from 1976 to 1985.
A home on Longwood Road in Glencoe recently sold for $4.5 million, joining its neighbor at 521 Longwood Road in the $4 million-plus club, according to ChicagoMag.com. The estate of Florence Boone sold the homes; both sit on the bluff above Lake Michigan and have access to private beach. The 1.10-acre home at 521 Longwood Rd. sold for $4.7 million in August, while the other sold for $4.5 million in early October, according to ChicagoMag.com Boone, president of the Village of Glencoe from 1976 to 1985, passed away at 93 years old in April, according to Donnellan Family Funeral Services. There are currently five properties listed above $4 million in Glencoe, according to RealEstateAOL.com Love peeking inside luxurious mansions on the …
Friday, July 20, 2012
Much of the North Shore has experienced declines in property values, as did 87 percent of Chicago suburbs, but at the end of the day, the North Shore fared better than most.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The 9,500-square-foot contemporary home has panoramic lakefront views, five bedrooms and a full exercise room in the basement. It also costs $3.3 million.
- PATCH'S HOUSE & HOME
- Emily Stone
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
In the market for a stunning new house? Well, if you also happen to have an extra $3.3 million on hand, you should check out this 9,500-square-foot Glencoe lakefront home. Each week, Patch picks an impressive North Shore home to feature as our Wow House. This week's contemporary, two-story home at 10 Maple Hill Rd. has gorgeous views of the lake through walls of windows, five bedrooms, five and a half baths and a mirrored exercise room in the basement. For the full listing, click here. Do you have a Wow House you'd like to share on the site. Email email@example.com to share your photos and info.
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Bargain prices on properties in Winnetka, Glencoe and Northfield.
If you’re looking to scoop up some real estate in Winnetka or the surrounding suburbs at a discount, check out a sampling of the more than 60 foreclosures currently on the market, according to Trulia.com. Click on the address for all of the details. Click on the town of your choice for a full listing of foreclosures in Winnetka, Glencoe and Northfield. Winnetka $627,750 W. Frontage Road, Winnetka $578,168 Scott Avenue, Winnetka $239,146 Willow Road, Winnetka Glencoe $848,042 Old Elm Lane, Glencoe $682,909 S. Avenue, Glencoe $235,562 Green Bay Road, Glencoe Northfield $783,069 Happ Road, Northfield $599,000 Valley Way, Northfield $190,138 Northfield Sq. #D, Northfield Don’t miss any Winnetka news: Subscribe to our free Patch newsletter and…