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Des Plaines Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Illinois
1994 Spruce Avenue, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60018 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
5 Bed, 3 Bath
2,043 Sq.Ft
Details of Short Sale
Walk To Picturesque Lake Opeka! Well
1653 River Street, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
2 Bed, 2 Bath
0 Sq.Ft
Details of Cul de Sac
The Balcony View Of This 2br/2ba Urban
1855 Ash Street, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60018 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
5 Bed, 3 Bath
1,505 Sq.Ft
Details of New Listing
Beautifully Maintanie Split Level Close
413 WOLF Road, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
3 Bed, 1.50 Bath
1,532 Sq.Ft
Details of Price Reduced
Welcome! Inviting Brick Cape Cod! Hdwd
101 Dover Drive, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60018 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
1 Bed, 1 Bath
885 Sq.Ft
Details of Townhome
This Is A Beautiful, 1-Bedroom,
9475 Harrison Avenue, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
3 Bed, 3.50 Bath
2,000 Sq.Ft
Details of Golf Course
Holy Cow! Exceptional End Unit 3 Bed Th
349 Eaker Place, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
3 Bed, 2 Bath
2,100 Sq.Ft
Details of Ranch
Must See This Updated, Modern, And
9382 LANDINGS Lane, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
2 Bed, 1 Bath
0 Sq.Ft
Details of Pool
Property In Move In Condition, Very Well
10164 Meadow Lane, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,800 Sq.Ft
Details of Custom
Huge Custom Built Home On Large Lot.
9072 Oaks Avenue, Des Plaines in Cook County, IL 60016 Home for Sale
Des Plaines, IL
3 Bed, 2 Bath
1,444 Sq.Ft
Details of Investment
Well Kept & Well Maintained Spacious
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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"Steve Goodman, Your Local Real Estate Expert
Specializing in Des Plaines, Illinois"
Steve Goodman, Local Real Estate Expert in Des Plaines Illinois
Steve Goodman


Steven has been in the Real Estate business for 8 years and finds great joy in working with first-time homebuyers and assisting those who are in need of short sale or foreclosure assistance. He is a trained Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) and Foreclosure, Short Sale & REO Specialist (FSSR). He has sold on both the listing and buying sides, which include over 200 short sale and foreclosed properties within the past 5 years.

As your Realtor, Steven's goal is to serve you and your needs. He does this with enthusiasm while holding professionalism and integrity in the highest regard. He is an excellent negotiator and has access to an extensive database of professionals who can assist his clients in every aspect of homeownership. Steven also works for many banks valuating properties and setting the market prices of many REOs.

Over the years, Steven has amassed a number of awards and accolades for his services, including RE/MAX Top Agent in Northern Illinois (2012), RE/MAX 100% Club (2010-2013), and Five Star Professional Award Winner (2010-2013).

When you're ready to make the move to the Chicago Metro Area, take the first step and get in touch with Steven Goodman right away!

Steve Goodman

Local Des Plaines Real Estate Company

RE/MAX Experts

“Each office independently owned and operated”

1125 Weiland Road
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089

IL# 475.129013

Direct : 847-722-0514
Office : 847-634-6200
Fax : 847-634-6200
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
-- Jul 28th, 2014 --
 30 yr. fixed rate: 4.32%
 15 yr. fixed rate: 3.29%
 30 yr. jumbo rate: 4.61%
 15 yr. jumbo rate: 3.76%
Average Prices of 3 Bed Homes
-- Jul 28th, 2014 --
 2 Years Ago  $333,000
 1 Year Ago  $240,000
 6 Months Ago   $251,000
 1 Month Ago  $282,000
 Today  $282,000

Des Plaines Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of July 21st, 2014: homes priced around $282,028 compared to $282,028 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price.  For Sunday, July 27th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.30%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.30%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.60%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.75%. 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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