Major Golf Tournament starts today in The Glen

My husband and I walked over to The Glen Club for dinner last night.  It’s an easy walk, about half the length of a football field, from our Tower Crossing townhome, one of nine neighborhoods in The Glen.  I noticed banners announcing a major golf tournament, so asked about it in the clubhouse.  I learned […] 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…by the numbers

The Annual Census for The Glen (in Glenview, Illinois) has just been released, and it has interesting information about the population of this community. I will delve into many of the details, particularly as it relates to children and schools, in future blogs; but in this one I will share with you some of the […] Read more »

Large variety of luxury home types and prices in The Glen

One of the great things about The Glen is the variety of home types, styles and prices available to buyers. The Glen is residential and retail development in Glenview Illinois on the grounds of the former Naval Air Station Glenview. It’s just eighteen miles north of downtown Chicago or, to put it another way, a short […] Read more »

Kids in The Glen

Kids. Lots of them. Right here in The Glen! In fact we have 1,336 children (ages birth through the 12th grade) in the 1,254 privately owned homes in this upscale residential and retail community in Glenview Illinois. As a long time Glen resident and as a Realtor who focuses heavily on The Glen, I know […] 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 »

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 »

If you love golf you’ll love living in The Glen

Name another community like the Glen that has two quality golf courses within walking distance of every home.  (I’m waiting.  Still waiting.  Yup, still here…and still waiting.) One of the great things about living in the Glen is the easy access to The Glen Club and Glenview Prairie Club…two courses of very high quality 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 »

Construction of Westgate at the Glen is in high gear…homes are still available

There are still single family homes, row homes and townhomes available at Westgate at The Glen in Glenview Illinois on Chicagoland’s north shore. Westgate is a new residential development at the corner of Shermer Road and West Lake Avenue, across the street from two outstanding golf courses.  It is also a short walk to Glen […] Read more »