Townhomes, Row Homes, Duplexes, Two-Flats & Condos in The Glen

If you don’t know about The Glen, you’re in for a very pleasant surprise.  It is a retail and residential development in Glenview, and it’s like no other.  It is popular for many reasons including Glen Town Center (shopping, dining, entertainment), two golf courses (The Glen Club, Glenview National 9), the Park Center, Kohl Children’s […] Read more »

The 4th of July in The Glen

The marching bands.  The floats.  Candy thrown to children.  It was the 4th of July in my town, Glenview Illinois. What a wonderful 4th of July in Glenview again this year, and the parade drew a huge crowd as always.  People from throughout our village – many from The Glen – came out to celebrate […] Read more »

Big award for The Glen

Margaret Ludemen specialzes in the Glen

To the many attributes of The Glen add this: The project that created The Glen has just been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its first-ever National Federal Facility Excellence in Site Reuse Award. Sure, it’s a long and confusing name, but the award is meaningful and important. Read on. The Glen […] Read more »

The Glen is still growing according to 2016 census

The 2016 census for The Glen has just been released, and it is interesting reading. For instance it tells us that there are 5,504 residents residing in 2,453 homes in the 14 development areas (read: neighborhoods), as of August, 2016. Of these 5,000+ residents, 1,422 are children. The total population is up by 305 residents (+5.8%) […] Read more »

47 homes sold in The Glen so far in 2016

Forty-seven homes have sold (or have gone under contract to sell) so far in 2016 in The Glen. The Glen is a development in Glenview Illinois on land that was formerly the Naval Air Station Glenview. It consists of numerous residential neighborhoods with luxury single family homes, townhomes, row homes, condos, two-flats and duplexes. It also offers […] Read more »

Homeowner associations’ role in a home sale

Chapel Crossing at The Glen- Glenview IL

Home sale transactions in The Glen generally involve homeowner associations after an agreement has been reached between buyers and sellers. When the Village of Glenview Illinois took ownership of the former Naval Air Station Glenview in the late 1990’s it developed a master plan for its use. The result is what we now know as […] Read more »

Regency at The Glen sales are picking up steam

Judging from 2015 real estate sales in the Glen’s Regency development, it’s obvious that this new’ish neighborhood is already turning over to second owners. While the development only sold out last year, several homes of early buyers have re-sold and others rented in the first half of this year. This is good news for buyers […] Read more »

The real estate market is strong this year…nationally and in the Glen

As a realtor I’m asked about the real estate market every day.  And since I live in The Glen, a luxury home development in Glenview Illinois, everyone wants to know how homes are selling here.  Well, the market is strong, thank you very much. Home sales are up nationally and in in the Glen. New […] Read more »

Beaver Cleaver would love this Glen home, and so will you.

The Cleaver family would love this home. So would Ozzie and Harriet. I generally don’t blog about my individual sales listings. And today’s blog isn’t really about this specific house; it’s more about a style of home found in the Cambridge subdivision in the Glen in Glenview Illinois. It’s a throwback to the 1950’s, and […] Read more »

Home prices in The Glen…by Neighborhood

Home prices in the Glen vary by neighborhood, and they range from the $300,000’s to over $2 million. There are ten subdivisions within the Glen development. Each was conceived, designed, and built by its own developer between about 2000 and…well, two neighborhoods are still being built. I’m frequently asked about home prices in these various […] Read more »