Tag: DuPage County

Build your dream home in Oak Brook

Oak Brook is one of the relatively near-in suburbs of Chicago, and that means that vacant residential parcels of any size are relatively scarce. A 111 x 485 lot – nearly an acre and a quarter – just came on the market, priced at $1,100,000. The lot, at 3100 Meyers Rd, is in the Downers... Read more »

Hinsdale high schools suspend challenging property tax appeals

If you bought a home in Hinsdale and challenged a property tax assessment that you thought was too high you might have found attorneys for Hinsdale District 86 high schools opposing your appeal, according to a recent report in Trib Local. The assessment appeal challenges have been suspended for a bit, but the financial squeeze... Read more »

DuPage County property values down, taxes up

You might be thinking that you’ll be able to lower the property tax bill on a home you’re planning to buy in, say, Naperville based on the fact that you’re buying the home for 30% less than it sold for 4 years ago. Think again. According to this Daily Herald article, the average tax rate... Read more »

West suburban real estate news roundup

Not all of the stories linked below qualify as actual “real estate news,” but they may affect your decision on where to move. If you’re homeward bound to the western suburbs, the local media can help you learn the flavor of the different communities. Five La Grange homes for less than $300K La Grange Park... Read more »