Illinois First-Time Homebuyer Report for October

Cook County, DuPage County, and Lake County can all be found within Illinois. Leading the list of top schools in the state are Tremont Elementary School, Opdyke Attendance Center, and Regional Safe School Prog.

Culture

If you're looking to explore the landscape of Illinois, then check out Lake Decatur and Fairview Park, Foursquare's most popular places for outdoor activities. You might also try AMC Showplace Springfield 8 and Kirkland Fine Arts Center - Millikin University, a few popular destinations for entertainment. And finally, recommended places to eat are Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, and Panera Bread.

Price Range

The housing prices of Illinois are close to the country average with a median home value of $163,100 and a current average list price of $249,363. DuPage County, Lake County, and Kendall County have the highest worth in the state.

Wonder which homes are generating the most buzz? Here are the most viewed listings in Illinois:

$650K   $1.4M   $474K  

Typical Dwelling

The typical dwelling in Illinois is a three-bedroom detached home worth about $219,261. To purchase a similar home, a buyer with good credit and a $43,852 cash down payment could obtain a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate and a $1,127 monthly payment. The property tax rate is $17.47 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

Get started right now by checking out Illinois homes for sale or reviewing Illinois real estate trends.


Data reported through 10/13/2016

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