Western Springs, IL Real Estate News

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
Old Town, Western Springs, Illinois About Old Town Old Town is a community of single family homes and townhomes located in Western Springs, Illinois. Average taxes in Old Town $8,299 Average association fees in Old Town $0 Average home size in Old Town 0 ft2 Average lot size in Old Town 0.25 acres Average year built in Old Town 1955 Homes for sale in Old Town Address Beds Baths Built Price 1437 Sunset Ter. 3 2.0 1955 $439,900 4129 Rose Ave. 3 2.0 1942 $239,900 3845 Central Ave. 4 2.1 1967 $627,000 Sales Summary for Old Town  (Sep 4, 2012 - Sep 4, 2013) # of Sales Average Days on Market Average List Average Sale Ratio% 6 95 $715,817 $654,604 91.4% Recent home sales in Old Town Address Beds Baths Sold 4359 Woodland Ave. 6 3.1 $1,300,000 4096 Western Ave. 4 3.1 $821,000 919 Elm St. 4 2.1 ...
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Forest Hills, Western Springs, Illinois About Forest Hills Forest Hills is a single family home neighborhood in Western Springs, Illinois. Forest Hills is located in between Central Avenue. and Lawn Avenue south of 47th Street. Average taxes in Forest Hills $14,945 Average association fees in Forest Hills $0 Average home size in Forest Hills 3,358 ft2 Average lot size in Forest Hills 0.25 acres Average year built in Forest Hills 1986 Homes for sale in Forest Hills Address Beds Baths Built Price 5305 Central Ave. 4 2.0 1963 $449,000 5324 Central Dr. 3 2.0 1962 $459,000 5400 Lawn Ave. 6 5.1 2014 $1,699,000 5304 Grand Ave. 4 2.1 1961 $569,000 5304 Lawn Ave. 3 2.0 1960 $439,900 4809 Grand Ave. 6 6.1 0 $1,950,000 5440 Woodland Ave. 4 2.1 1966 $389,900 4705 Commonwealth Ave. 4 2.1 2000 $749,...
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Field Park, Western Springs, Illinois About Field Park Field Park is a single family home neighborhood in Western Springs, Illinois. Field Park is located off of Ogden Avenue and Gilbert Avenue. Average taxes in Field Park $16,984 Average association fees in Field Park $0 Average home size in Field Park 3,634 ft2 Average lot size in Field Park 0.00 acres Average year built in Field Park 1997 Homes for sale in Field Park Address Beds Baths Built Price 4141 Linden Ave. 5 5.1 2005 $1,275,000 3820 Johnson Ave. 4 3.0 1976 $799,000 4218 Ellington Ave. 4 5.1 2009 $1,630,000 Sales Summary for Field Park  (Sep 4, 2012 - Sep 4, 2013) # of Sales Average Days on Market Average List Average Sale Ratio% 6 76 $742,950 $719,500 96.8% Recent home sales in Field Park Address Beds Baths Sold 4221 Frankli...
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Fairview Estates, Western Springs, Illinois About Fairview Estates Fairview Estates is a single family home neighborhood located in Western Springs, Illinois. Fairview Estates is on Franklin Ave. and Johnson Ave., and off of 47th St. East of Wolf Road. Average taxes in Fairview Estates $12,273 Average association fees in Fairview Estates $0 Average home size in Fairview Estates 4,787 ft2 Average lot size in Fairview Estates 0.25 acres Average year built in Fairview Estates 1971 Homes for sale in Fairview Estates Address Beds Baths Built Price 4836 Johnson Ave. 4 2.3 1971 $989,900 Sales Summary for Fairview Estates  (Sep 4, 2012 - Sep 4, 2013) # of Sales Average Days on Market Average List Average Sale Ratio% 4 150 $821,950 $804,281 97.9% Recent home sales in Fairview Estates Address Be...
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Commonwealth, Western Springs, Illinois About Commonwealth Commonwealth is a townhome neighborhood built in the late 1990's. Commonwealth is on 49th Court and Commonwealth, and off of 47th West of Wolf Road in Western Springs, Illinois. Average taxes in Commonwealth $6,697 Average association fees in Commonwealth $381 ($335 - $409) Average home size in Commonwealth 2,338 ft2 Average lot size in Commonwealth 0.00 acres Average year built in Commonwealth 1998 Homes for sale in Commonwealth Address Beds Baths Built Price 5203 Creek Dr. 3 2.1 2003 $575,000 1417 49th Ct. 2 2.0 1994 $399,000 1404 49th Ct. 3 2.1 1996 $439,900 5104 Commonwealth Dr. 3 2.1 0 $448,900 Sales Summary for Commonwealth  (Sep 4, 2012 - Sep 4, 2013) # of Sales Average Days on Market Average List Average Sale Ratio% 6 1...
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New Construction Homes For Sale in Western Springs, Illinois Currently for Sale   For Sale Avg. List Min. Max Avg. Days All 11 $952,709 $247,000 $1,975,000 120 0 bedrooms 2 $268,000 $247,000 $289,000 206 3 bedrooms 2 $409,900 $409,900 $409,900 115 4 bedrooms 3 $1,366,667 $875,000 $1,975,000 78 5 bedrooms 4 $1,256,000 $1,075,000 $1,699,000 110 View All New Construction For Sale in Western Springs New Construction Homes for Sale by Subdivision Subdivision Description For Sale Forest Hills Located in Western Springs, Forest Hills is in between Central Ave. and Lawn Ave. South of 47th St. 3 homes for sale Ridge Acres Located in Western Springs, Ridge Acres is off of Clausen Ave. South of Burlington Ave. 1 home for sale Timber Trails Timber Trails is a townhome community built in 2007 and 20...
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Townhomes & Condos For Sale in Western Springs, Illinois Currently for Sale   For Sale Avg. List Min. Max Avg. Days All 10 $378,050 $130,000 $485,000 178 2 bedrooms 2 $264,500 $130,000 $399,000 489 3 bedrooms 8 $406,438 $249,900 $485,000 101 View All Townhomes & Condos For Sale in Western Springs Sale Averages - By Month   Sales Avg. List Avg. Sale Ratio% Avg. Days Jun 2013 3 $524,667 $508,333 96.5% 125 May 2013 3 $371,333 $342,500 92.8% 150 Apr 2013 5 $322,380 $306,000 92.6% 163 Mar 2013 2 $324,950 $191,000 59.4% 512 Feb 2013 1 $149,900 $142,000 94.7% 182 Dec 2012 1 $339,900 $305,000 89.7% 108 Nov 2012 1 $153,900 $143,000 92.9% 89 Oct 2012 3 $352,967 $313,667 86.8% 162 Sep 2012 2 $339,450 $294,500 86.8% 190 Aug 2012 1 $159,900 $148,000 92.6% 208 View Recent Sales of Townhomes & Condos ...
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Single Family Homes For Sale in Western Springs, Illinois Currently for Sale   For Sale Avg. List Min. Max Avg. Days All 90 $750,143 $159,900 $2,699,000 71 2 bedrooms 6 $262,117 $159,900 $359,900 66 3 bedrooms 29 $444,666 $208,900 $1,147,000 61 4 bedrooms 28 $861,157 $389,900 $1,975,000 53 5 bedrooms 27 $1,071,573 $424,900 $2,699,000 100 View All Single Family Homes For Sale in Western Springs Sale Averages - By Month   Sales Avg. List Avg. Sale Ratio% Avg. Days Jul 2013 23 $682,470 $637,043 96.2% 105 Jun 2013 35 $628,208 $605,903 96.5% 82 May 2013 17 $608,624 $594,871 97.4% 92 Apr 2013 18 $565,639 $530,041 94.7% 103 Mar 2013 9 $651,889 $594,944 91.9% 131 Feb 2013 8 $560,575 $533,250 94.3% 109 Jan 2013 8 $576,338 $528,000 92.5% 199 Dec 2012 13 $625,353 $571,640 91.1% 111 Nov 2012 14 $48...
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Commonwealth, Western Springs, Illinois About Commonwealth Commonwealth is a townhome neighborhood built in the late 1990's. Commonwealth is on 49th Court and Commonwealth, and off of 47th West of Wolf Road in Western Springs, Illinois. Average taxes in Commonwealth $6,625 Average association fees in Commonwealth $381 ($335 - $409) Average home size in Commonwealth 2,448 ft2 Average lot size in Commonwealth 0.00 acres Average year built in Commonwealth 1995 Homes for sale in Commonwealth Address Beds Baths Built Price 1417 49th Ct. 2 2.0 1994 $399,000 4915 Creek Dr. 3 2.1 1994 $419,000 1404 49th Ct. 3 2.1 1996 $439,900 5104 Commonwealth Dr. 3 2.1 0 $448,900 Sales Summary for Commonwealth  (Aug 15, 2012 - Aug 15, 2013) # of Sales Average Days on Market Average List Average Sale Ratio% 6...
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New Construction Homes For Sale in Western Springs, Illinois Currently for Sale   For Sale Avg. List Min. Max Avg. Days All 10 $878,080 $247,000 $1,975,000 117 0 bedrooms 2 $268,000 $247,000 $289,000 192 3 bedrooms 2 $409,900 $409,900 $409,900 101 4 bedrooms 3 $1,366,667 $875,000 $1,975,000 64 5 bedrooms 3 $1,108,333 $1,075,000 $1,175,000 130 View All New Construction For Sale in Western Springs New Construction Homes for Sale by Subdivision Subdivision Description For Sale Forest Hills Located in Western Springs, Forest Hills is in between Central Ave. and Lawn Ave. South of 47th St. 2 homes for sale Ridge Acres Located in Western Springs, Ridge Acres is off of Clausen Ave. South of Burlington Ave. 1 home for sale Timber Trails Timber Trails is a townhome community built in 2007 and 20...
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Townhomes & Condos For Sale in Western Springs, Illinois Currently for Sale   For Sale Avg. List Min. Max Avg. Days All 12 $373,292 $130,000 $485,000 153 2 bedrooms 4 $301,750 $130,000 $449,000 287 3 bedrooms 8 $409,063 $249,900 $485,000 87 View All Townhomes & Condos For Sale in Western Springs Sale Averages - By Month   Sales Avg. List Avg. Sale Ratio% Avg. Days Jun 2013 3 $524,667 $508,333 96.5% 125 May 2013 3 $371,333 $342,500 92.8% 150 Apr 2013 5 $322,380 $306,000 92.6% 163 Mar 2013 2 $324,950 $191,000 59.4% 512 Feb 2013 1 $149,900 $142,000 94.7% 182 Dec 2012 1 $339,900 $305,000 89.7% 108 Nov 2012 1 $153,900 $143,000 92.9% 89 Oct 2012 3 $352,967 $313,667 86.8% 162 Sep 2012 2 $339,450 $294,500 86.8% 190 Aug 2012 1 $159,900 $148,000 92.6% 208 View Recent Sales of Townhomes & Condos i...
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Single Family Homes For Sale in Western Springs, Illinois Currently for Sale   For Sale Avg. List Min. Max Avg. Days All 89 $744,356 $165,900 $2,699,000 74 1 bedroom 1 $399,000 $399,000 $399,000 28 2 bedrooms 5 $254,760 $165,900 $379,900 99 3 bedrooms 29 $449,365 $208,900 $1,147,000 71 4 bedrooms 28 $861,193 $389,900 $1,975,000 56 5 bedrooms 26 $1,054,996 $424,900 $2,699,000 93 View All Single Family Homes For Sale in Western Springs Sale Averages - By Month   Sales Avg. List Avg. Sale Ratio% Avg. Days Jul 2013 22 $679,445 $632,500 96.1% 105 Jun 2013 35 $628,208 $605,903 96.5% 82 May 2013 18 $599,806 $586,817 97.5% 91 Apr 2013 18 $565,639 $530,041 94.7% 103 Mar 2013 10 $628,290 $570,500 91.1% 128 Feb 2013 8 $560,575 $533,250 94.3% 109 Jan 2013 8 $576,338 $528,000 92.5% 199 Dec 2012 13 $...
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By Margaret Gehr
(Chicagoland Home Staging LLC )
If you saw our recent blog, Home Staging in Naperville, Transforming Dining Spaces, then you saw that sometimes changing furniture can make a big difference in the way a space is presented and the perceived value shift for today's home buyers. In toda's dining room blog, we'll showcase that you don't necessarily have to remove your furniture. When it is appropriate for the space we prefer letting you keep what you already have. It is better for your budget and less work for us.   Doing the work to properly prepare your dining room before selling That said, we should never shy away from the work that needs to be done to best present your home for the market. The goal is to have buyers fall in love with your home online, then say YES! when they come to see it.   This dining room has great...
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By Jeffrey Kaminski, Brookfield, La Grange Area Homes For Sale
(Choice Realty Partners)
  Western Springs Market Update April 2013 The real estate market in Western Springs starting to heat up.  After several years of falling or stagnant home values, the average selling price is finally starting to increase consistently.  The average time a home spends on the market in Western Springs is only 47 days.  This is significantly lower than the national average.  This is a very positive sign that the local market will continue trending upwards for the immediate future.  Sellers should expect a well-priced home to receive an offer in relatively short time frame.  Buyers should be aware that the Western Springs real estate market is somewhat competitive and they should be prepared to make competitive offers.           Western Springs Real Estate Report Summary The median list pric...
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