Local Communities

Whatever type of community you are drawn to, the [region name] has something for you. Whether it's land, a waterfront home, a condo, a historic building, or something unique you are seeking, I will work to find the right home for you. Explore this page to learn more about our local communities around [region name].
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Whether you are new to the community or have lived here all your life, we know you will agree that Lake Forest is an exceptional place. Its natural beauty, special characteristics and generous residents create a wonderful environment in which to live. It is a city that values its rich heritage, offers high quality educational opportunities, and preserves its historic structures and natural open spaces.

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Twenty-five miles north of the Chicago Loop, the City of Highland Park is nestled along beautiful Lake Michigan for nearly five miles, in the heart of the North Shore. Home to the Ravinia Festival, it is one of the most vibrant towns north of Chicago.  Residents enjoy friendly neighborhood shops, nine distinctive business districts, diverse restaurants and entertainment, parks and an award-winning beach.

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Glencoe is bordered by Lake Michigan, the Cook County Forest Preserve and the Glencoe Golf Course. The Village boasts abundant parks, convenient beach facilities and one of the most attractive business districts along the North Shore. It is home to the Chicago Botanic Garden, the regionally acclaimed Writers Theatre, and thirteen Frank Lloyd Wright-designed structures.



Home to the world-renowned Northwestern University, Evanston’s wide sandy beaches, historic mansions, and beautiful parks make the city a popular lakefront suburb. Evanston boasts one of the largest and most diverse arts and theatre communities in the entire state, and its world-class dining options make Evanston a vibrant place to call home.

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Libertyville is a suburb of Chicago  in south central Lake County, approximately 37 miles from Chicago and seven miles west of Lake Michigan. Living in Libertyville offers residents a dense suburban feel, but also boasts over 8 miles of bike paths connecting into the larger Lake County System and over 500 acres of parks. The Village also has a vibrant downtown area with many restaurants, shops and parks.

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The Village of Skokie, Illinois, located 16 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, and boasts easy access to Chicago as well as numerous forms of public transportation. Due to its proximity to the city of Chicago, Skokie has an urban suburb mixed feeling. The park district covers an enormous 240 acres of land and houses the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Centre. Skokie is also home to Westfield Old Orchard, a popular outdoor mall.

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Wilmette is a vibrant village located 14 miles north of Chicago along Lake Michigan. It is known for its many brick streets and green lanterns, as provides easy access for commuters via Metra and CTA. The town's system of public parks and recreational facilities ranges from Gillson Park on the lakefront to Wilmette Golf Club and a wide range of recreational opportunities in between. The Village supports numerous cultural, civic and religious organizations.

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Nestled along Lake Michigan’s North Shore, Winnetka is a community of tree-lined streets, sandy beaches, renowned schools, outstanding parks, quality recreation facilities, and plentiful non-profit and religious organizations. Founded in 1869, the name given to the community was a Native American word meaning "beautiful land." Natural beauty brought early settlers, but through careful planning, Winnetka has maintained a historic, small town charm, while developing into a thriving village for people to live, work, and visit.

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Nestled in the prairie near the southern end of Lake Michigan, Deerfield is a north shore suburb mostly within Lake County, with a small part extending into Cook County. Surrounded by forests and farmlands,  Deerfield provides close access to several well-managed parks, hotels, restaurants and shops. It is also headquarters to many national and international corporations and provides easy access to commuters through Metra.

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