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
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Wilmette home also has open floor plan and sun room.
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 beautiful 5-bedroom Wilmette at 1045 Romona Road home features an open floor plan, 4 fireplaces and a 2 story foyer with a circular staircase. Other highlights include a spacious kitchen with new appliances, a library and a sun room. Plus the backyard is sure to be the highlight for anyone who loves to entertain - there's a pool and a huge patio! This home is listed for $2.5 million with Julie Miller at The Hudson Company. For more on this home, or others in the area, visit their website here.
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, May 23, 2012
This four-bedroom lake front estate includes three fireplaces, lake frontage, beach area, and unobstructed views of the lake from every room.
From elegant and stately mansions to modern, environmentally-friendly abodes, The North Shore is chock-full of one-of-a-kind homes. Each week, Patch will feature one ‘Wow House’ that caught our attention. This week, we feature a four-bedroom Wilmette estate built in 1968 on 6,200 square-foot of land at 3 Canterbury Court, Wilmette. Listed at $3.9 million, this home boasts of unobstructed lake views from every room, a 58-foot lap pool, three fire places, four bedrooms and five bathrooms. Check out photos of the home above.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Every room in the beachfront home at 510 Sheridan Road in Wilmette has a view of the water.
If the warm weather has you gearing up for beach season, imagine sunning and swimming in your own backyard. Each week Patch features one Wow House that caught our attention. This week we take a look at a 4,340 square-foot home in Wilmette listed for $5.4 million. Earlier: Deerfield WOW House Has Nine Fireplaces The home is one of just six waterfront homes south of the harbor. You can walk from your grass yard to the private beach, which has particularly calm waters. The interior was redone within the last decade and features all high-end, stainless steel appliances. Every room has a lake view and the four bedrooms each have their own bathrooms. There's also a sun room with access to the patio and a first floor office overlooking the Baha'i…