Frankfort

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2015 Real Estate Sales Statistics

The table below will show real estate sales statistics for [detached] single family homes comparing 2014 and 2015. I have tried to list each suburb/area on my mailing list of prior clients. If you'd like to see the stats on another suburb please let me know in the comment section.  The towns with a link will take you to individual stat pages over the years for that particular suburb.

  
 

# Of Homes Sold

Average Sales Price

 Area

2015

2014

% Change

2015

2014

% Change

 

Alsip

179

159

12.6%

$138,429

$138,644

-0.2%

 

Beverly

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creamery ice cream store in homer glen


There have been rumors of selling off the Creamery ice cream stores for a few years.  We were even thinking they might close down.  It is now official that the chain will be put up for auction starting at $2,500,000 for every store as a package.  However, individual store sales will be considered.

Rainbow Cones

When we moved to the Homer Glen/Orland Park area we were excited to hear that we only had to drive a few minutes to get Rainbow cones.  We didn't have to drive all the way to Western Ave. in Chicago to get them.

A rainbow cone has a combination of (from the bottom up) chocolate, strawberry, Palmer House (named after The Palmer House in Chicago & is New York cherry with walnuts), pistachio and topped off with orange sherbet.  They don't

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Our main villages are listed below. Click on the links to access each village's main page that offers a list of that town's single family homes for sale along with current village real estate data such as amount of properties currently for sale and average, high and low prices.  You'll also get information about the towns with helpful links to local information.

Frankfort
Homer Glen
Lemont
Lockport
Mokena
New Lenox
Orland Hills
Orland Park
Palos Park

These are basically border towns and we're based in Homer Glen and Orland Park.  As a family team, we are able to go outside of these areas and cover almost any Chicago suburb, so please contact us if you're interested in a city not on this list.  Jimmy Herter will also show Chicago real estate.  Also check our

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orland park homes for sale

Now that I have a 3 person family team we are able to go out of our normal service area which spans around Oak Lawn/Evergreen Park to the northeast, La Grange area to the near west, Lockport, Lemont and New Lenox to the southwest and Oak Forest to the southeast and everything in between. Those are just general parameters and we do go out of them regularly, but for this article we will stick to our smaller area. Here are the top 5 southwest suburbs that we work in with the most amount of single family home sales for 2012:

  1. Oak Lawn - 448
  2. Orland Park - 325
  3. Lockport - 294
  4. Frankfort - 275
  5. New Lenox - 265

Our Northern IL MLS used to be the largest in the nation and it is still up there. Some states are consolidating into statewide

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orland park homes for sale

Now that I have a 3 person family team we are able to go out of our normal service area which spans around Oak Lawn/Evergreen Park to the northeast, La Grange area to the near west, Lockport, Lemont and New Lenox to the southwest and Oak Forest to the southeast and everything in between. Those are just general parameters and we do go out of them regularly, but for this article we will stick to our smaller area. Here are the top 5 southwest suburbs that we work in with the most amount of single family home sales for 2012:

  1. Oak Lawn - 448
  2. Orland Park - 325
  3. Lockport - 294
  4. Frankfort - 275
  5. New Lenox - 265

Our Northern IL MLS used to be the largest in the nation and it is still up there. Some states are consolidating into statewide

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frankfort home for sale nicknamed the squalor house

UPDATE:  The following is a news story from 2006.  It was an unfortunate situation but does not represent the town of Frankfort, IL.  If you're interested in buying or selling a Frankfort home, be sure to check out the Frankfort homes page which will give you many links and a lot of information on this popular village.

This is a true case of not being able to judge a book by its cover.  The home at 22127 Clary Sage Drive in Frankfort, Illinois, looks like a very nice brick home from the photos shown in the Daily Southtown newspaper.  In fact, the owners won a Christmas decorating contest a couple of years back.

Now the Frankfort home has been nicknamed the "squalor" house.  Although it had some high-end decor and furniture, the house was

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