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Des Plaines Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Illinois
217 East Walnut Avenue, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
3 Bed, 1 Bath
960 Sq.Ft
$210,000
Details of Short Sale
1 Story - Des Plaines, Il
740 Cavan Lane, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
3 Bed, 2 Bath
1,173 Sq.Ft
$224,900
Details of Cul de Sac
1 Story - Des Plaines, Il
760 Devonshire Drive, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60018 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
Devonshire
4 Bed, 2 Bath
1,290 Sq.Ft
$314,900
Details of New Listing
Raised Ranch - Des Plaines, Il
9698 Reding Circle, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
4 Bed, 3.50 Bath
4,202 Sq.Ft
$449,888
Details of Price Reduced
1 Story, Ranch - Des Plaines, Il
9599 Golf Road, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
LAKE MARY ANNE ESTATES
0 Bed, 0 Bath
0 Sq.Ft
$194,000
Details of Golf Course
Land - Des Plaines, Il
1310 Shagbark Drive, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60018 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
5 Bed, 3.50 Bath
4,200 Sq.Ft
$525,000
Details of Ranch
2 Stories - Des Plaines, Il
314 HARDING Avenue, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
CUMBERLAND TERRACE
3 Bed, 1.50 Bath
0 Sq.Ft
$289,900
Details of Pool
2 Stories - Des Plaines, Il
1246 EVERGREEN Avenue, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
Lexington Park
2 Bed, 2.50 Bath
1,971 Sq.Ft
$299,900
Details of Custom
Townhouse-2 Story - Des Plaines, Il
901 beau Drive, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
4 Bed, 2 Bath
1,800 Sq.Ft
$210,000
Details of Investment
1/2 Duplex - Des Plaines, Il
9302 North Knight Avenue, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines
4 Bed, 2.50 Bath
1,600 Sq.Ft
$249,900
Details of TLC
Cape Cod, 2 Stories - Des Plaines, Il
Demographics & Schools Mortgage Map

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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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
-- Aug 25th, 2016 --
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 30 yr. fixed rate: 3.39%
 15 yr. fixed rate: 2.67%
 30 yr. jumbo rate: 3.80%
 15 yr. jumbo rate: 3.39%
Average Prices of 3 Bed Homes
-- Aug 25th, 2016 --
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 2 Years Ago  $271,000
 1 Year Ago  $284,000
 6 Months Ago   $249,000
 1 Month Ago  $284,000

Des Plaines Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of August 15th, 2016: homes priced around $277,685 compared to $268,573 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +3%.  For Thursday, August 25th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.40%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.67%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 3.80%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.40%. 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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