290. Cozy Up Your Home for Fall with “Barrington Design” & 5 Simple Tips from Kate Marker Interiors

 We’re thrilled today to welcome Kate Marker, our latest local contributor to join 365Barrington.com. She’s the owner of Barrington’s Kate Marker Interiors and well known for her impeccable interior design services with a growing list of loyal clients in Barrington and beyond. Kate will be sharing her latest design advice in a brand new series called “Barrington Design”, inspiring new … Read more…

265. Real Estate POP QUIZ: Comparing the Barringtons – Average Home Sale Price

 Welcome to our first 365Barrington Real Estate POP Quiz, a fun new way to learn about the local real estate market.  So sharpen your number 2 pencils and get ready to test your knowledge.  But first, we have some BIG NEWS to share! @properties has just opened a new real estate office in Barrington! Established in 2000, @properties is the … Read more…

217. Home Sweet Barrington: This Sunday’s Open Houses

 Happy Sunday, friends! We’ve been working on plans to expand our real estate coverage here at 365Barrington.com to bring you more stories related to homes and gardens throughout the Barringtons and zip code 60010. In our new series called Home Sweet Barrington, we’ll be sharing videos, highlighting the latest info about the local real estate market plus we’ll be introducing … Read more…

170. Five Things to Love About 5135 Tamarack Court

 If you live in Barrington and have friends or family you’d like to see move a little closer to your home, we have a new real estate listing for sale at 5135 Tamarack Court in Hoffman Estates.  This three bedroom, two-and-a-half bath property just came on the market with a list price of $439,000.  All are welcome to tour the … Read more…

141. Real Estate: Months Supply of Barrington Homes For Sale at Five Year Low

 The months supply of homes for sale, otherwise known as “absorption rate” in Barrington is at a five year low. Today it would take 8.6 months to clear all of the current inventory of active homes for sale in Barrington. Compare that to October 2009, when the months supply of homes for sale stood at 23.9 months! Inventory is scarce … Read more…

131. This Weekend’s Barrington Open Houses

 Despite Friday’s late-May snowshower (what’s up with that???), the weather forecast looks sunny for Sunday with a high of 68. And that sounds to me like the perfect forecast for a day of open house hopping in Barrington. Whether you’re actively looking for a new home or would simply like to get a feel for property values in Barrington, below … Read more…

52. House Talk: “The Homeowner & the Water Supply”

 Citizens for Conservation is hosting a series of Saturday morning winter programs to offer suggestions for simple ways we can maintain our yards and homes in a more earth-friendly manner. This month’s presentation called “The Homeowner and the Water Cycle” is coming up at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 22nd. There may be snow falling today, but on Saturday, you … Read more…

302. This Weekend’s Barrington Open Houses

 Since we’re on the subject of open houses in Barrington, we thought we’d share the list of Barrington properties for sale where open houses are being hosted this weekend on Sunday, November 17th. There are open houses scheduled at nine Barrington homes this Sunday according to our local multiple listing service. Here are the hours of each scheduled open house, … Read more…

268. NoonDaily: 5 Things to Love About 6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills

 For today’s NoonDaily update, we’re sharing a closer look inside a beautiful 4-bedroom home currently for sale on a lovely cul-de-sac at 6 Ashbury Lane in Barrington Hills. Tucked away on a storybook 1.3 acre setting by the Barrington Hills riding trails, this classic colonial has four fireplaces, two staircases, a screened-in volume porch and finished lower level. My business … Read more…

261. NoonDaily Update: 5 Things to Love About 118 Raymond Ave.

 For today’s NoonDaily update, we’re going back to 1862 for a look inside a historic Queen Anne home built that year and currently for sale in the Village of Barrington. Back at that time, there were only 300 people living in what used to be called “Barrington Station”, an 80 acre area that is now known as the Village of … Read more…