Buyers are looking for homes in Highland Park IL. – new listings are in high demand. As an active Broker in Highland Park IL and surrounding North Shore Suburbs there is a limited amount of inventory available. If you have been contemplating putting your North Shore home on the market you should take the plunge – there are lots of buyers out there ready to pull the trigger that want to buy a home – maybe yours! Keep in mind that your house will need to be priced right, de-cluttered and marketed by a professional Real Estate Broker who can guide you through the process and get your home SOLD!
2012 has come to an end – what will 2013 bring? As an active REALTOR I think that 2012 was very active throughout Chicago’s North Shore – values of homes continue to inch up and the mortgage rates are still very low which is a great indicator that 2013 will be a very good year for Real Estate.
Below is a snap shot of Real Estate transactions for Detached Single Family Homes during 2012 in Various North Shore Suburbs
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If you are planning on selling your home in 2013 call me for a comparative market evaluation of your residence. Some important tips to keep in mind: 1. List to sell – your house will need to shine within its price bracket. 2. List with a real estate agent who provides you with a marketing plan- know what kind of marketing and exposure your home will receive. 3. De-clutter – get rid of things that you do not plan on taking with you – donate, have a garage sale or sell on eBay.
Are you considering the North Shore Suburbs of Kenilworth or Winnetka to be a place you can call home? Curious what your options may be? The options are endless – from price, style of home, proximity to the lake – there is truly something for everyone. Vintage homes, new construction, lake front properties, traditional colonials to luxurious mansions are available in Kenilworth and Winnetka.
I have had the pleasure of assisting many buyers who are relocating to Chicago find a home that meets their specific needs. To many, Kenilworth and Winnetka have been on the top of the list as these communites are about a thirty minute commute on the train to downtown Chicago and the schools are top ranking.
Are these two communities the right fit for you?
Below is a snap shot of what real estate is available, median price, and sold inventory.
1.There are 51 active listings ranging from $499,000.00 – $6,500,000.00 with a median list price of $1,995,000.00. Click here to look at homes for sale in Kenilworth.
2. There are 6 single family homes under contract
3. There have been a total of 8 closings during the first quarter (January 1, 2011 – March 31, 2011) – ranging from $880,000.00 to $3,635,000.00
1.There are 154 active listings ranging from $314,000.00 – $23,000,000.00 with a median list price of $1,599,000.00. Click here to look at homes for sale in Winnetka.
2. There are 52 single family homes under contract
3. There have been a total of 27 closings during the first quarter (January 1, 2011 – March 31, 2011) – ranging from $254,000.00 to $4,000,000.00.
If you are relocating to the Chicago and are interested in exploring Kenilworth, Winnetka or other North Shore Suburbs give me a call @ 312.203.2416 and we can discuss your real estate needs.
The above article, Are You Considering the North Shore Suburbs of Kenilworth or Winnetka to be a Place You Can Call Home?, was written by Noah Levy – A REALTOR assisting buyers and sellers with their real estate needs.
The Highland Park IL Real Estate market continues to be active. The median sales price for a single family home during February 2011 was $410,000.00 up 33% from $307,500.00 (which was the median sales price in February of 2010). There are currently 257 single family homes for sale in Highland Park – ranging from $181,900.00 – $9,900,000.00. There were 10 closings in Highland Park during the month of February – of the 10 homes 2 were short sales and the remaining 8 were conventional sales. The current median list price in Highland Park is $729,000.00. If you are a buyer there is good inventory available for sale ~ If you are a seller be sure that you have your home positioned well.
Below is a detailed report of Highland Park’s Real Estate trends:
If you are thinking about selling or buying give me a call @ 312.203.2416 and we can discuss your specific real estae needs.