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Barrington IL Real Estate & Home Buying Resource

Start your Barrington IL Real Estate search here. As a home matchmaker, our number one goal is to help you find the home of your dreams. As your Barrington Realtor® we focus on the luxury homes market in Barrington, move up buyers needing more space, and buyers that are ready to own some land with their new home.

New home in Sunset Estates Barrington ILAre you ready to invest the fruits of your hard work into a luxury home? Is your family expanding and you need more space inside and out? Do you want to move into a great school district? We help all families achieve their next home buying dream.

Home buyers want to see all the homes for sale in Barrington Illinois and we've made it as simple as starting a home search, or for more specific searching you can search by community, neighborhood, school name, price or map. We are the most comprehensive website for buying or selling a home in the Barrington IL area.

Where To Find Homes For Sale in Barrington To Suit Your Lifestyle

Each of the villages of Barrington offer different kinds of real estate.

For luxury homes, those priced at $1 Million and above, your best choices will be in: Barrington Hills, South Barrington, and Inverness.
For homes on acreage look in unincorporated Barrington, Barrington Hills, Lake Barrington, North Barrington, South Barrington, Deer Park, Inverness and Tower Lakes.
For larger lots, 5 or more acres you'll need to look in Barrington Hills.
Move up buyers should consider Barrington, Lake Barrington, North Barrington, and Deer Park.

Barrington Buyers Agents

When you are ready to take next steps in the buying process, we hope you'll call on us. We are your Barrington home buyer advocates.
Try our enhanced searching features. Use the Advanced Search to search for homes by price, city, zip code, type, bedrooms, acreage, features, schools and much more. You won't find a more comprehensive Barrington home search anywhere.

Corinne’s Real Estate Blog

Barrington Hills Luxury Home Sold by Corinne Guest

Consumers often think of the listing agents selling homes but that is usually only half the story. Most commonly there are two Barrington Realtors involved in a home sale. As a Barrington buyers Realtor, I bought the buyers that purchased this beautiful home at $1.9 million. Located in Barrington Hills on several acres, the property is substantial in size and has several acres. This web site … [Read More...]

North Barrington Market Report Summer 2014

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North Barrington is a small real estate market like Barrington Hills, so we provide quarterly reports instead of monthly. It makes the data more sensible. Take a look at our report for the North Barrington real estate market. The North Barrington Real Estate statistics are for single family homes, I am not including land sales and we have so few town houses it wouldn't affect the … [Read More...]

Barrington Hills Market Report Summer 2014

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Moving swiftly on with my market reports it is now the turn of Barrington Hills. What's been happening with Barrington Hills real estate during the last months of summer? How does it stack up against summer of 2013? Take a look at our report for the Barrington Hills real estate market. The Barrington Hills Real Estate statistics are for single family homes, I am not including land … [Read More...]

Barrington Illinois Market Report – July through September 2014

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I'm a little late with my third quarter market reports, so I'll dive in and get them all done. Both home buyers and home sellers will be interested in the sales information for Barrington in 2014 compared to 2013. What's been happening with Barrington Illinois real estate during the last months of summer? How does it stack up against summer of 2013? Take a look at our report for the … [Read More...]

Barrington Luxury Homes

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Barrington Luxury Real Estate Luxury living in Barrington Illinois is a lifestyle, a way to escape the daily grind and enjoy a slower pace of life. Whether you're looking for a waterfront property, a home in a gated community, or a country home with space for your horses and acreage to roam, you'll find it and more here in the Barrington area. Barrington is situated about 40 miles northwest of … [Read More...]

Lake Barrington, Hiking and Fall Fresh Air!

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Those who know me well, know I do not really like the summer weather much. When Fall arrives I am the first to want to get outside to get some fresh air, just like this morning after a frost covered the area. My husband and I started Saturday out with a 3.8 mile walk along the Grassy Lake Forest Trails which start at the Lake Barrington Village Hall. It was a cloudy day and was raining lightly on … [Read More...]

7 Home Buying Costs You Need To Know

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Our last ultimate guide to buying homes post, talked about what you should tell your real estate agent, now it's our turn to talk to you about home buying costs you need to know about. You can also read more articles here: Read More Articles in Our Ultimate Guide to Buying Homes Mortgage Closing Costs Lenders and banks have different home buying costs relating to a mortgage, so be … [Read More...]

The No. 1 Challenge For Luxury Home Buyers in Barrington

Contrary to what you might think the No.1 challenge for luxury home buyers in Barrington Illinois is not finance. Jumbo and super jumbo loans are readily available with very attractive interest rates. Granted you'll need a sizeable down payment but usually buyers at this level either have that safely tucked away at the bank or it's available as equity in an existing home that will be sold. The … [Read More...]

What To Tell Your Barrington Real Estate Agent

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Continuing our buyer series with some guidelines about what to tell your Barrington real estate agent. If you didn't read our first articles you can find them at: Buying Homes Without an Agent Are You My Mother? Read More Articles in Our Ultimate Guide to Buying Homes Now you have decided to work with a buyers agent and have chosen one you think you'll work well with, there are … [Read More...]

Are You My Mother?

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In my last post I wrote about: Buying homes without an agent Read More Articles in Our Ultimate Guide to Buying Homes This post assumes you have decided that it's very beneficial to have an agent working for you. The question is when does a Realtor become an agent? The Law of Agency Governs Agency Relationships Are You My Mother is a book about a baby bird who hatches and leaves the … [Read More...]