Posts tagged "Brookfield"

A restored walk-to-train catalog home in Brookfield

Brookfield is one of the close-in western suburbs that doesn’t garner as much attention as Riverside, La Grange, Western Springs and its other, pricier neighbors. Except, that is, for its zoo. It’s been nearly a year since we looked in on what was then the highest-priced home in Brookfield, listed at $449,900. It sold shortly... Read more »

This week's new listing high, median and low prices

There is, as you would expect, a substantial gap between the highest and lowest priced new listings in Chicago’s near-west suburbs. At the high end of the price range is 335 East First St in Hinsdale, priced at $4,199,000. The listing description touts the 6-bedroom ,7 ½ bath,7,350 square foot home as “The finest of... Read more »

Comparing property taxes in select near west suburbs

Rising real estate taxes are becoming an increasingly important factor in home affordability, but they’re only one of many factors home buyers weigh in selecting their next community. Property taxes can vary considerably within a community based on the governmental districts and special assessment districts that have authority to levy taxes on a home. The... Read more »