Now’s the best time to buy or sell a home in The Glen

OK, I know you’ve heard it before, but here it is again. If you want to sell your home, now is the best time of the year to get it listed on the MLS. It’s March folks. Spring is in the air. Home buyers come out of hibernation and start looking around.

There is logic in this timing. Buyers with kids want to make their purchase so that they can close on it before the start of the next school year. So if you are a buyer, get going. You’ll get into your new Glen digs in time for the kids to make friends around the neighborhood, and be ready to start school in August.

Last year in The Glen, greater Glenview, and neighboring North Shore communities it took about two months for a listed home to come under contract with a buyer. The time between “under contract” and closing is typically four to six weeks. While I wasn’t a math major in college, I’m pretty sure that gets us to late June or July.

So, if this is the year to move to a larger home or to downsize, now’s the best time to sell or purchase. I am an award winning Realtor affiliated with The Glen Realty Group, and I would be delighted to work with you. I can be reached at 847-401-1802 or

Margaret Ludemann, Realtor, Coldwell Banker