Ogle County First-Time Homebuyer Report for October

Ogle County is older than the rest of Illinois, with a median age of 40. It's very affluent as well, with a median income of $53,296 per household. The three cities with the largest populations are Rochelle, Byron, and Oregon. The Ogle County market almost exclusively consists of detached houses, accounting for 98% of the current homes in the area. Leading the list of best schools in the county are Mary Morgan Elementary School, Meridian Jr High School, and Stillman Valley High School.

Price Range

Homes in Ogle County are generally more expensive than others in the state with a median home value of $104,100 and an average list price of $128,918. The homes with the highest value are in Monroe Center and Byron. The Ogle County market showed healthy signs this week as sales climbed 18.8% to reach 38 homes sold over the last 30 days, breaking above the average sales volume for the prior 12 months.

Make sure you take a look at these eye-catching homes in Ogle County that generated the most views from potential buyers:

$167K   $134K   $164K  

Typical Dwelling

The typical dwelling in Ogle County is a three-bedroom detached home worth about $137,133. To purchase a similar home, a buyer with good credit and a $27,427 cash down payment could obtain a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate and a $579 monthly payment. The property tax rate is $17.13 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

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


Data reported through 10/13/2016

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