Money magazine released its annual list of 100 best places to live Monday, and four Chicago suburbs made the cut. The small towns on the list stand out for things like great job opportunities, top-notch schools, safe streets, nice weather, and plenty to do. Coming in at number 49 on the list is Carol Stream.… Continue reading Illinois Best Places to Live 2011
The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage fell to 3.94 percent while a 15-year averaged a record-low 3.26 percent during the week of Oct. 6, according to Freddie Mac.
Average Home Sale Price over the last 12 months from October 2010 to September 2011: Cook County: Detached homes – $258,892 Attached homes – $235,260 DuPage County: Detached homes – $341,293 Attached homes – $142,887 Kane County: Detached homes – $200,898 Attached homes – $125,700 Statistics provided by MRED Multiple Listing Service