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 »

The Glen’s Art Fair…fun again in 2016

The Glen is home to an annual art fair called, as you can imagine, The Glen Art Fair. Fortunately, the artists who display their work here are a good bit more creative that whoever named the event. Anyway, it was held this past weekend, August 6 and 7, and as always it was a very big success. […] Read more »

Why a home sale falls through

Home sales are complicated. There’s a lot more to it than putting a buyer and seller together. Things can go wrong. Deals do not always close. And here are the top reasons why some home purchases fall through: Inspection surprises. Each transaction involves an inspection by a licensed home inspector. Some are very good. Some, […] Read more »

Home buyers…by the numbers

I’m a data freak. I love to sift through all kinds of numbers about the real estate market. And I think it makes me a better Realtor. The Illinois Association of Realtors recently crunched it’s wealth of data to determine who buys homes in our state, and I thought you might be interested in the […] Read more »

New census of The Glen tell us a lot about the homes, neighborhoods and residents

The new census for The Glen has just been completed, and it is interesting reading. For instance it tells us that there are 4,960 residents residing in 2,221 homes in the 13 development areas (read: neighborhoods), as of August, 2014. Of these nearly 5,000 residents, 1,367 are children. Each year the Village of Glenview (in […] Read more »