In May, there were 96 single-family home sales in the villages of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe, and Northfield. These homes are all in the New Trier High School District. A round-up of the highest and lowest home sales, plus the median are:
THE MOST AFFORDABLE
The best deal was a small home in Northfield that sold for $255,000. I do mean small, though - two bedrooms and one full bath. The lot size was less than a quarter acre, but it did have a family room and finished basement and an estimated square footage of 1,452.. And who would complain about taxes pegged at $1875?
THE MOST EXPENSIVE
At the other end of the housing spectrum, we have an 11,000 square foot new construction home in Glencoe on close to 3/4 of an acre that sold for $3,600,000. Nice and big with 6 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms and 3 half baths. The builder, Leo Birov of Heritage Luxury Homes has been delivering a very opulent and well-built home for years.
While not everyone is a fan, his homes have sold quickly, often before they are completed. Most recently, he has been adding a sub-basement basketball court. Yes, a basement under the basement. And I have not heard of any of them flooding.
THE MEDIAN HOME
The boring old middle - this was a Winnetka home that sold for $842,500. Built in 1940, it has 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths and 3 half baths on 1/3 acre.
On to June - which I think will be a big month for home closings.
Data is from the Multiple Listing Service and includes Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Glencoe and Northfield
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