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    493 number of Sales
    11 one year price change
    124 price change since 94

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    Des Plaines Real Estate

    Des Plaines residents benefit from a convenient location, next to O'Hare Airport and close to the city of Chicago, not to mention excellent schools and parks. But perhaps the most attractive aspect of settling down in Des Plaines, Illinois is real estate market, which offers homeowners great homes and affordable prices.

    Des Plaines has a strong allure among suburban homebuyers due to its spacious and quiet nature, and because residences in this small Illinois town run the gamut of price and size. Des Plaines is one of the most economically diverse communities in the state with home prices ranging from about $30,000 to more than $1 million.

    Most homeowners in Des Plaines enjoy large lots with private yards, driveways and often garages as well. As an older village, most of the properties in Des Plaines feature large, mature trees, which enhance the desirability of many of the properties. Indeed, there's plenty of room in which to spread out and roam around in Des Plaines, which makes it a perfect place for families to settle down. And you can bet those four-legged members of the family will especially appreciate the extra outdoor space!

    On average, detached two-bedroom real estate in Des Plaines sells for around $280,000; three-bedroom homes go for about $330,000; and four or more bedrooms will put the average sale price at approximately $440,000. There are also a handful of detached, single-family homes valued at over a million dollars in Des Plaines, Illinois. Some of these properties are sprawling two-stories with four to six bedrooms, huge lots, private in-ground swimming pools, multiple-car attached garages, and lakefront yards. On the other end of the price spectrum are lovely one-story frame houses and raised ranches that start in the low $200,000s for a two-bedroom. A number of these residences do not have renovated interiors, updated appliances, or granite countertops, however, but they typically have decent-sized lots with ample outdoor space.

    The residential real estate in Des Plaines, Illinois offers homebuyers attached living options, in addition to an inventory of detached, single-family houses. Condominium units here start in the low $80,000s for a one-bedroom, although the selection is limited. For the most part, you'll find one-bedrooms are listed on the market for $90,000 and up. On the higher end of the attached housing market in Des Plaines, you'll get spacious, new construction townhouses and condominiums with two or three bedrooms and attached garages for anywhere from $300,000 to $450,000. The average sale price for a one-bedroom unit in Des Plaines is around $140,000, for a two-bedroom it's $190,000, and three-bedrooms go for around $255,000, on average.

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