An In-depth View of Luxury-North Shore Chicago Real Estate

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Both properties, newly listed by Gloria Matlin are exquisite, elegant North Shore-Chicago real estate options to consider this summer season.  Contact Gloria for a private showing, or reply to this blog with questions/comments:

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466 Sheridan Road in Glencoe, Illinois. Click the image to enlarge and/or for additional listing details.

Beautiful .63 Acre Property. Completely Renovated With Gracious Rooms Unfolding Offering A Perfect Chicago North Shore Lifestyle With Dramatic Ceiling Heights, Walls Of Windows and Architectural Details Throughout Living Areas Including A Stunning Cooks Kitchen. An Extraordinary Contemporary Residence for the Most Discriminating Buyer.


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990 Wildwood Lane in Highland Park, Illinois. Click the image to enlarge and/or for additional listing details.

Bright Open Floor Plan, With First Floor Bed & Bath. Huge Master Suite With Amazing Closet and Bonus Room. 3 Levels Over Look a Private North Shore Ravine. Simply an exquisite Newer Chicago North Shore Residence.

With over 25 years of sustained high quality North Shore real estate service, Gloria Matlin is the ideal top ranking, optimally producing Realtor resource on the North Shore of Chicago. With high performing accolades that center around client satisfaction and making North Shore real estate dreams a reality; feel free to contact her today for elite North Shore real estate guidance and assistance.


Real Estate Outcomes May2014: Chicago’s North Shore

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Summer makes a grand entrance with The Median Chicago North Shore Sales Price in May up 24.8% from sales figures calculated in May of 2013 and up 18.6% from last month. The Average Sales Price in May was $698,787, up 24.6% from $560,610 in May of 2013 and up 15.8% from $603,202 last month. May 2014 ASP was at highest level compared to May of 2013 and 2012.

Selling Price vs Listing Price

The Selling Price vs Listing Price reveals the average amount that North Shore-Chicago Sellers are agreeing to come down from their list price. The lower the ratio is below 100% the more of a North Shore Buyer’s market exists, a ratio at or above 100% indicates more of a Seller’s market. The May 2014 Selling Price vs List Price of 96.3% was up from 96.1% last month and up from 95.8% in May of last year.

Property Sales

May North Shore-Chicago Property sales were down -20.1% from sales volumes reported in May of 2013 and 17.0% higher than North Shore property sales last month. May 2014 sales were at their lowest level compared to May of 2013 and 2012. May YTD sales are running -12.9% behind last year’s year-to-date sales totals.

Inventory & MSI

The Total Chicago North Shore Inventory of Properties available for sale as of May was up 8.7% from final inventory totals last month and down -2.9% from figures calculated in May of last year. May 2014 Inventory was at the lowest level compared to May of 2013 and 2012. A comparatively lower MSI is more beneficial for North Shore sellers while a higher MSI is better for North Shore buyers. The May 2014 MSI of 4.2 months was at a mid-range compared with May of 2013 and 2012.

Market Time

The average Chicago Northern Shore Days on Market (DOM) shows how many days the average North Shore Property is on the Market before it sells. An upward trend in DOM tends to indicate a move towards more of a North Shore Buyer’s market, a downward trend a move towards more of a North Shore Seller’s market. The DOM for May was 54, down -12.9% from 62 days last month and down -31.6% from 79 days in May of last year. The May 2014 DOM was at its lowest level compared with May of 2013 and 2012.

Inventory / New Listings / Sales

The summary view of the market above combines monthly inventory of North Shore Properties for sale along with Chicago-North Shore New Listings and Sales. The graph shows the basic annual seasonality of the market as well as the relationship between these items. The number of New North Shore Listings in May 2014 was 750, up 9.2% from 687 last month and up 10.3% from 680 in May of last year.

This summer is forecasted to be a top performing, optimally ranking, high producing season for Gloria Matlin. Thanks to ongoing referrals, glowing feedback, and a sincere desire to help make Chicago North Shore real estate dreams come true, Gloria Matlin continues the tradition of consummate quality real estate service. Her clients repeatedly highlight that her tenacious, pleasant, personable, thorough, and seasoned approach, along with invaluable community insight keep her among the elite group of Realtors on Chicago’s North Shore. She has called Coldwell Banker’s residential real estate office of North Shore- Chicago in the village of Glencoe, Illinois home for over 25 years – 640 Vernon Avenue, 60022.

Your Home’s Honey-Do List for June

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This summer, let a top producing, high ranking, optimally performing real estate professional, guide you through the sought after North Shore area of Chicago. Gloria Matlin has been assisting with North Shore real estate dreams for over 25 years. She prides herself on being a consummate professional with a stellar reputation for thorough, sincere, friendly, and tenacious service. She is located in the award winning Coldwell Banker residential real estate office of Glencoe Illinois – 640 Vernon Avenue, 60022.

Tri-Valley Real Estate Buzz

With summer around the corner, the days are getting longer…and so is the honey-do list. To help you out, we’ll be featuring a “Honey-Do List” at the beginning of each month to make sure you stay ahead of those around-the-house projects.

Here is your to-do list for the month of June:

1.  Prep your guest room for summer visitors.  

Summertime means vacation time, which sometimes means you run a bed & breakfast from your spare bedroom. When creating a serene retreat for out-of-town guests, it’s all about the little touches. Stock a bookshelf with great reads, leave a water pitcher and glasses on the nightstand, and add fresh flowers to brighten up the space. An extra blanket and a set of hotel-size toiletries make any visitor feel at home. Want to make sure your house guests don’t extend their stay? Start enlisting their help on the chores on your…

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