What's Your Home Worth?
The good news is that, in most cases, your home is more valuable than it was a year ago. Overall, west suburban home values continued their steady — albeit somewhat gradual — rise this past year, with median sale prices up 5 percent in DuPage, 8 percent in Kane, and 9 percent in Will counties. Better yet, over the past five years, median sales prices have increased 27 percent in both DuPage and Will and 49 percent in Kane.
To get a sense of how much your home might be worth, and how the residential real estate market in your community compares to those of your neighbors, check out the charts on the following pages.