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Chicago Northwest Realtor can help with the relocation process

As  a Realtor in the Chicago Northwest Suburbs,  I can lead you in the right direction when it comes to  finding your dream home.  

Q.  What do the Chicago Northwest Suburbs offer their residents?

A. The Chicago Northwest Suburbs offer a myriad of things to do, places to go, and a great variety of housing. Residents of the Chicago Northwest Suburbs are fortunate to combine the convenience of suburban comforts, stellar schools, and the benefits of convenient access to the City of Chicago.  Last year Niles, one of the Chicago Northwest Suburbs was voted by Business week as the best suburb to raise their kids.  Families have access to ball fields, hiking trails, skating rinks, indoor swimming pools, and recreational centers,...

Chicago Northwest Suburbs- Should I buy a home now

Chicago Northwest Suburbs- Homes for Sale,  
I'm often asked if this is a good time to buy in the Chicago Northwest Suburbs.  It seems to me that prices have hit bottom,  and are actualy stabilizing and increasing a bit.    If you were looking for rock bottom,  you may have missed your opportunity in the Chicago Northwest Suburbs.Chicago Northwest Suburbs homes for sale  Don't miss the boat!
Home prices in the Chicago Northwest Suburbs is one factor in determining your cost of ownership,  but so are interest rates and financing availability.    The reason, the Chicago Northwest Suburbs housing...

District 103 Homes for Sale

Lincolnshire District 103 Schools- Schools are Highly ranked!


Lincolnshire and Deerfield High Schools rank very High

Lincolnshire and Deerfield High Schools rank in the top 20 Midwest Schools.  

For the second time this month, a national magazine has named Stevenson High School and Deerfield High School as two of the best high schools in America. Newsweek announced its rankings this week . In addition, the magazine places Stevenson as the 17th-best high school in the Midwest. and Deerfield as the 19th best high School in the Midwest 

Newsweek examined data from more than 2,300 schools to produce its list of the top 1,000 schools. The magazine gave three areas 75% of the weight in its calculations: four-year,...

Herons Landing Homes for Sale- Long Grove

Herons Landing Homes for Sale- Long Grove

Herons Landing is the only Long Grove subdivision with City Water and public sewers.... 

The Herons Landing Subdivision  is located in  Long Grove and has 110 custom homes on very well- maintained acre-plus properties.  The homes are surrounded by deep woods, conservancies, and ponds.  Herons Landing is located less than 2 miles from Stevenson High School, shopping, and the metra commuter line.  The neighborhood has 2 entrances, one off of Port Clinton and the other West of Route 83 on Gilmer. Only residents of  Herons Landing can pass through the back gate since you need a key card.  Herons Landing is the very conveniently located to Stevenson High School as well as the Elementary and Junior High Schools.

 The residents of Herons Landing attend the District 96 schools....

Highland Pines Subdivision Long Grove

Highland Pines Homes for Sale Long Grove


he Highland Pines  Subdivision in Long Grove Illinois  is a gorgeous and highly desirable subdivision  with beautiful homes,  and a great neighborhood feeling.  The Homes in Highland Pines of Long Grove are situated on spectacular lots surrounded by conservancies and ponds. The Highland Pines Subdivision is located of of Gilmer and Diamond Lake Road and conveniently located to shopping and schools.  Highland Pines homes for sale

 The residents of Highland Pines of Long Grove attend the District 96 schools. (Country Meadows Elementary, and  Blue...

Real Estate in the Chicago Northwest Suburbs- First choose which one

Chicago Northwest Suburbs Real Estate= First choose the area that meets your needs

The Chicago Northwest Suburbs includes suburbs as far north as Gurnee, as far west as Wauconda, as far South as Des Plaines, and asfar East as Wheeling…Whether you are moving from Skokie, Illinois , one of Chicago’s North Suburbs,  Las Vegas Nevada, or even as far as Dubaii,  it is complicated as to  which Chicago suburb would be the best fit for you. 

Actually, choosing the Chicago Northwest Suburb  to look for your perfect home  depends on a few key  factors… 

1.Commute from your job- how far are you willing to travel in both rush hour and non rush hour.  How often do the trains run?

2.How important are  schools are to you?   You can check the ...

Foreclosures in the Chicago Northwest Suburbs

Foreclosures in the Chicago Northwest Suburbs


Are you looking for a foreclosure in the Chicago Northwest Suburbs.  Whether you are looking for a foreclosure in Buffalo Grove, Vernon Hills, Lincolnshire, or Arlington Heights,  you have come to the right webiste.   After viewing my of the foreclosures in the Chicago Northwest Suburbs,  this condo in the Delacourte building  in Buffalo Grove iis one of my favorites.  Don't hesitate these foreclosures in the Chicago Northwest Suburbs go really quickly.



Mount Prospect Homes for Sale

Mount Prospect Home for Sale  313 N. Westgate Mount Prospect313  N. Whitegate

Are you looking for a gorgeous Mount Prospect Home with an unbelievable inlaw suite.   This lovely  5 bedroom 4 bath sprawling home is situated on a spectucular lot.  This home boasts a beautiful kitchen as well as updated baths.    313 N. Westgate Mount Prospect  also features a 3 car garage

This home feeds into Indian Trails Elementary School  as well as Hersey High School


If you would like to see 313 N. Westgate, please do not hesitate to call Judy Greenberg at 847-602-5435. 



Moving from Chicago to Suburbia?

Are you considering from Chicago to Suburbia?

First you must consider your own needs and values.  Would you like your children to be exposed daily to the city's wonderful culture experiences, or would you like them to grow up with a big yard to play baseball and Capture the Flag. Do you want  to walk to work, have a short drive, relax on the train  or spend an hour each way driving to and from work?  Does your budget afford you private school costs in the city, or do you want to move to a suburb that has the best schools in the state?  Are your children grown and the school system isn't your first priority?  All of these questions, are important in your decision as to whether you choose Suburbia or  Chicago City Living.

Twenty years ago, my husband and I waffled over the decision to move from Chicago  to the suburbs. However when it became very difficult for me to drag the laundry from the building's laundry room to our...