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Des Plaines Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Illinois
2068 BIRCH Street, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60018 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
3 Bed, 1.50 Bath
1,951 Sq.Ft
$220,000
Details of Short Sale
1 Story, Ranch - Des Plaines, Il
934 South Golf Cul de Sac Street, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
3 Bed, 2 Bath
1,019 Sq.Ft
$157,000
Details of Cul de Sac
1 Story, Ranch - Des Plaines, Il
1038 Everett Lane, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60018 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
3 Bed, 2.50 Bath
1,406 Sq.Ft
$325,000
Details of New Listing
Split Level - Des Plaines, Il
1131 WALTER Avenue, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
3 Bed, 3.50 Bath
2,450 Sq.Ft
$349,000
Details of Price Reduced
T3-Townhouse 3+ Stories - Des Plaines, Il
9516 Terrace Place, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
3 Bed, 1.50 Bath
0 Sq.Ft
$193,000
Details of Golf Course
Townhouse-Trilevel - Des Plaines, Il
71 INNER CIRCLE Drive, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
3 Bed, 3 Bath
1,408 Sq.Ft
$299,000
Details of Ranch
1 Story, Ranch - Des Plaines, Il
1694 Van Buren Avenue, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60018 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
4 Bed, 3 Bath
1,861 Sq.Ft
$234,999
Details of Pool
2 Stories - Des Plaines, Il
704 Therese Terrace, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
CRAIG MANOR
3 Bed, 1 Bath
1,300 Sq.Ft
$239,000
Details of Custom
1 Story, Ranch - Des Plaines, Il
9429 MEADOW Lane, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
3 Bed, 1.50 Bath
1,550 Sq.Ft
$167,900
Details of Investment
1/2 Duplex - Des Plaines, Il
727 East Thacker Street, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
2 Bed, 1 Bath
0 Sq.Ft
$170,000
Details of TLC
1 Story, Ranch - Des Plaines, Il
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Des Plaines Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Illinois

Once home to the Potawatomi, Ottawa, and Chippewa tribes, Des Plaines encompasses a vast 15 square miles of gently rolling valleys, rivers and woodlands. The community is located only 17 miles from downtown Chicago and 24 miles west of Lake Michigan.

Des Plaines has evolved from a small farming town into one of the leading communities in the northwest suburbs. With a diverse population base of 58,710 residents, several commercial, industrial, retail and service businesses, as well as Fortune 500 companies, Des Plaines' thriving economy and low property taxes offers residents an excellent quality of life unlike anywhere else. The city itself covers a total of 15.85 square miles.

Thanks to its proximity to Chicago—commonly referred to as the Windy City—Des Plaines has easy access to major tollways and the O'Hare International Airport. Trains as well as bus and subway services are available for convenient and comfortable public transportation. Downtown redevelopment and industrial growth provide a stable economy and bright prospects for the future. The Metropolitan Square development serves as such a resource. As the downtown's newest redevelopment project, Metropolitan Square will feature 40,000 square foot of space for the Show & Save Marketplace grocery store, 56,000 square feet of retail space, 22,000 square feet of office space, and 135 condo and loft units in this pedestrian and automobile friendly area.

Warm summers bring a variety of sports programs and annual events such as the Taste of Des Plaines to the populace. Golf courses, horseback riding trails, aquatic centers, bike paths and more provide plenty of opportunities for outdoor fun. The city's elementary and secondary schools are nationally acclaimed. An excellent junior college and a state-of-the art public library opened in 2000 make it possible for all residents of Des Plaines to acquire an exceptional education. Real estate offerings in Des Plaines include single-family homes as well as condominiums and townhouses. A thriving economy, distinguished schools, a rich history and a stunning natural setting provide both businesses and families with an ideal hometown.

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Price Range of Des Plaines Houses- Homes for Sale

The real estate market in Des Plaines ranges from contemporary high-rise condominiums and townhouses to upscale single-family detached homes in classic and traditional designs. Condominiums in Des Plaines are available from $70,000 - $340,000. Some Des Plaines properties feature lakeside locations, large fenced yards, patios and fireplaces. Homes in Des Plaines are priced from anywhere in the $100,000 - $1.2 million. Prices can exceed $1 million for Des Plaines luxury homes and estate properties on large lots for custom home development. Some homes in Des Plaines feature scenic city, lake, prairie, pond, stream, wooded or farmland views and amenities such as swimming pools and spas. A few properties are located in Des Plaines' country club communities, in Lake Mary Ann Estates, and Big Bend.

View Current Rates
-- Nov 27th, 2014 --
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 30 yr. fixed rate: 3.96%
 15 yr. fixed rate: 3.07%
 30 yr. jumbo rate: 4.17%
 15 yr. jumbo rate: 3.73%
Average Prices of 3 Bed Homes
-- Nov 27th, 2014 --
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 2 Years Ago  $338,000
 1 Year Ago  $249,000
 6 Months Ago   $278,000
 1 Month Ago  $263,000
 Today  $257,000

Des Plaines Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of November 24th, 2014: homes priced around $256,785 compared to $260,771 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -2%.  For Wednesday, November 26th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.96%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.07%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.17%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.73%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators.  Get local info and homes for sale in Des Plaines IL. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Des Plaines to help you find the best home!

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