Check out the great schools serving The Glen

Kids in The Glen (in Glenview, Illinois) are very fortunate for a lot of reasons. Chief among them are the outstanding schools serving our area. Parents who are considering moving to The Glen may want to check them out carefully as my husband and I did nearly 14 years ago. School quality was one of […] Read more »

New construction homes still available in The Glen

While The Glen has been around for about 15 years, there are still new construction homes available.  The newest development is called Westgate at The Glen.  Edward R. James Partners is the developer, and construction began two years ago.  As of this date, 90% of the homes have sold which means there is still an […] Read more »

The Glen, a great place for families with kids

Family Activities in The Glen

When my family moved to The Glen (in Glenview Illinois) in 2003, our son had just turned three years old. My husband and I were attracted to its stunning homes, beautiful neighborhoods, and the ‘urban living in the suburbs’ character that it is known for today. And one more thing, the Glenview’s award winning schools. […] Read more »

Listing your home for buyers with children

In areas which cater to families with school age children, it’s important to time the listing of your home appropriately. The basic rule is that you need to get it on the market in time for buyers to close, get moved, and settle in prior to the start of the school year. Often sellers list […] Read more »

Great schools serve children living in The Glen

A dozen years ago my family and I were moving back to the Chicago area after living in Boston for a few years. We began our home search in downtown Chicago where we had previously lived. But the more we thought about it the more our focus turned to school quality, and that led us […] Read more »

The Glen’s Glen Shore condos offer luxury and affordability

The Glen in Glenview Illinois on Chicago’s north shore consists of privately owned homes, rental apartments, retirement communities and Navy housing. Of the 1,252 privately owned homes, occupied by 3,725 residents, you’ll find single family homes, townhomes, row homes, duplexes, two-flats and condo apartments. The largest of the various neighborhoods, Southgate, has 299 homes and […] Read more »

Chapel Crossing at The Glen… a great place for families

Chapel Crossing is an upscale housing development in The Glen, in Glenview Illinois. It consists of 168 luxury homes, all single family detached. It was constructed 13 years ago when The Glen was just getting under way. The developer was Kimball Hill Homes which also developed nearby Tower Crossing. Homes in Chapel Crossing range in […] Read more »

Must move quickly to buy in The Glen

If you want to buy a great home in The Glen (Glenview, Illinois) you need to be prepared to move quickly and decisively.  That’s the theme developing in The Glen’s real estate market in the early months of 2014. The inventory of Glen homes for sale is extremely limited.  Sellers know that prices are appreciating, […] Read more »

“New Urbanism” in The Glen

  If you didn’t see Mary Ellen Podmolik’s story, “Paving the Way for a Vibrant Downtown”, in the Chicago Tribune on November 10th, please go online and find it.  Not only is Ms. Podmolik one of the finest journalists who write about real estate, but she selected a very timely and engaging topic…”new urbanism”.  In […] Read more »

The Chapel in The Glen

Back in the day…47 chapels were built on naval air stations throughout the United States.  These houses of worship were used for non-denominational services.  So over the course of the many years of their service, particularly during World War II, hundreds of thousands of naval airmen and base staff worshiped in these simple yet beautiful […] Read more »