Chicago North Shore & Northwest Suburbs Real Estate Blog

  • Glenview Real Estate Market Report As of October 13th, 2013   The chart below is showing available homes for sale in Glenview, IL by the price range. There are 40 available homes above $1,000,000 price range. Average listing price is $657,695. Maximum listing price in Glenview is $2,795,000.   In the past 2 months there...
  • Glenview, IL  Foreclosures Vs. Short Sales Vs. Regular Sales as of October 12th, 2013   As we see on the chart below, real estate inventory shrunk in Glenvew compared to 2011. REO or foreclosure numbers went from 25 in 2011 to 17 in 2013 for available homes on the market. These numbers on the first image are only for available...
  • Buying or selling a multi family unit in Chicago or the suburbs takes a little more coordination compared to other real estate transactions. We all have experienced some obstacles showing a condo or a single family home. Missing keys, showing only at certain times, no weekends, no after this and that hour and so on... Not always, but we run...
  • Glenview, IL Real Estate Trends On the image below we can see real estate trends from 2008 - 2012 in Glenview, IL.  Average sold price, average days on the market and number of the units sold.       If you are looking to buy or sell a home, or purchase new construction in Glenview, IL or Chicago North...
  • With Bank of America cooperative short sale program you could receive relocation assistance of $5,000 - $30,000. With this program you can leave your property with fewer negative consequences than may result from a foreclosure and as a result, your credit will improve sooner.  The Short sale process takes a little extra time, knowledge...
  • Buying a home in Skokie, IL? Here are some numbers. There are 65 homes on the market in $200,000 - $300,000 price range in Skokie, IL today.  On the image below we can see that the inventory is much smaller compared to 2010 in all price points. Today on 1/27/13 there are 174 traditional homes, 45 REO (foreclosed) and 133 short...
  • Chicago North Shore Highest Sold Homes in 2012   After reading all the lists about top places to retire, best cars of the year and so on. Here are the details of the highest price sold luxury homes in North Shore. The highest one from the list is Glencoe.   Evanston: $3,800,000 Wilmette: $3,000,000 Kenilworth: $3,700,...
  • What will the seller accept in Mount Prospect for their home? Yes we can send a low ball offer! this is an offer that would be way below listing price. I have sent some low balls knowing the outcome and showing the buyers that even they wouldn't get a 30% discount of the current list price.  A few months ago an average accepted...
  • In 2008 there were 361 homes sold in Skokie, IL In 2012,688 homes were sold in Skokie. The current average listing price in Skokie, IL is $253,634 . Much higher compared to the average sold price at the end of 2011. As I type, the average market time is 258 days and there are more than 100 homes available from $200,000 - $400,000 price...
  • If you are buying or selling a home in Chicago North And Northwest suburbs you will enjoy this video.   Feel free to contact me.

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