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Illinois Past Market Trends

Here you can find the previous residential market trends for the Greater Chicagoland Area. Understanding the months of inventory, list-to-sold price percentage, median days on the market, and median sold price is essential to becoming an educated buyer or seller. You can compare the data to the value of your own home and use it to price it accordingly. It is also a helpful reference point when searching for potential new homes to compare with other homes in the same area. 

Data Found On Realtors Property Resource®, LLC

Cook County

May Market Trends

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First, let's look at the Month's Supply of Inventory, which currently stands at 2.24. This metric indicates how many months it would take to sell all the current inventory of homes on the market at the current sales pace. A low monthly supply of inventory typically indicates a seller's market, where demand exceeds supply.​ The Median Days Homes are On the Market is 21, indicating that homes are selling quickly. This is likely due to high demand and low inventory levels, leading to a fast-paced market where buyers need to act swiftly. The List-to-Sold Price Percentage is 100.7%, meaning that on average, homes are selling for slightly above their listing price. This can be attributed to the high demand and competitive nature of the market. Lastly, the Median Sold Price is $360,000, reflecting the current market value of homes in the area. This metric is important for both buyers and sellers to understand the pricing trends in the market.

DuPage County

May Market Trends

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The real estate market is currently experiencing a high demand for homes, as indicated by the low monthly supply of Inventory of 1.51. This means that there are fewer homes available for sale compared to the number of buyers in the market.  The Median Days Homes are On the Market is only 9 days, indicating that homes are selling quickly once they are listed. This fast turnaround time is likely due to the high demand and low inventory levels in the market. Furthermore, the List to Sold Price Percentage of 101.3% suggests that homes are selling for slightly above their listing price on average. This can be attributed to the competitive market conditions and multiple offers being made on desirable properties. The Median Sold Price of $450,000 reflects the current market value of homes in this area. With the combination of low inventory, fast sales, and homes selling for above asking price, sellers are in a strong position to capitalize on the market conditions.

Will County

May Market Trends

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The real estate market is currently experiencing a low inventory situation, with the Month's Supply of Inventory at 1.45. This means that there is a high demand for homes compared to the available supply, leading to a competitive market for buyers. Homes are selling quickly, with a median of 13 days on the market. This is a reflection of the high demand and low inventory, as buyers are eager to secure a property before it is snapped up by someone else. Sellers are also benefiting from these market conditions, with homes selling for an average of 100.4% of the listing price. This indicates that there is often competition among buyers, leading to offers above the asking price. The median sold price in this market is $351,250, showing that despite the competitive nature of the market, there are still opportunities for buyers to find homes at a variety of price points.

Cook County

April Market Trends

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The real estate market is currently experiencing a low inventory situation with only 1.93 months supply of homes available for sale. This indicates a high demand for homes in the market, leading to a competitive environment for buyers. Homes are selling quickly, with a median of only 22 days on the market. This rapid turnover of homes indicates a strong seller's market, where buyers need to act fast to secure a property. Sellers are also seeing strong returns on their investments, with homes selling at 99.4% of their list price. This high list-to-sold price percentage demonstrates that sellers are able to command close to their asking price in the current market conditions. The median sold price for homes is $335,000, indicating a healthy and stable market where homes are selling at a reasonable price point. Buyers and sellers can both benefit from these market conditions, with sellers enjoying strong returns and buyers finding opportunities to purchase homes in a competitive market.

DuPage County

April Market Trends

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The real estate market is currently experiencing a high demand with a low supply of inventory, as indicated by a low monthly supply of Inventory of 1.04. This means that there are fewer homes available for purchase, leading to increased competition among buyers. The Median Days Homes are On the Market at 13 days reflects the quick turnaround time for homes to sell, indicating a strong seller's market. Buyers need to act fast and make competitive offers in order to secure a property in this fast-paced environment. The List to Sold Price Percentage exceeding 100% at 100.5% shows that homes are selling for slightly above their listing price on average. This suggests that sellers have the upper hand in negotiations and are able to command top dollar for their properties. Lastly, the Median Sold Price of $423,500 indicates a healthy and stable market with prices holding steady. Buyers can expect to pay a fair market value for homes in this area, while sellers can feel confident in achieving a reasonable return on their investment.

Will County

April Market Trends

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The real estate market is currently experiencing a high demand with a low supply of inventory, as indicated by the low monthly supply of Inventory at 1.23. This means that if no new homes were listed, it would take just over a month for all current homes on the market to be sold. The Median Days Homes are On the Market is a mere 18 days, highlighting the quick turnover of properties in this market. This means that sellers are able to sell their homes relatively quickly, while buyers must act fast to secure a property. The List to Sold Price Percentage is above 100% at 100.1%, indicating that homes are generally selling for slightly above their list price. This suggests that there is strong competition among buyers, leading to bidding wars and driving prices up. The Median Sold Price in this market is $340,000, reflecting the overall pricing trends in the area. With a combination of low inventory, quick turnover, and high demand, sellers are likely to see strong returns on their investment, while buyers may need to act swiftly and strategically to secure a property in this competitive market.

Cook County

March Market Trends

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The real estate market is currently experiencing a low inventory situation with only 1.93 months' supply of inventory available. This indicates a high demand for homes in the market, making it a favorable time for sellers to list their properties. The median days homes are on the market is 30, which is relatively low compared to historical averages. This indicates that homes are selling quickly, further highlighting the strong demand in the market. In terms of pricing, the list-to-sold price percentage is 98.8%, indicating that sellers are able to sell their homes for close to their asking price. Additionally, the median sold price is $309,000, showing a healthy appreciation in property values.

DuPage County

March Market Trends

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First, let's look at the monthly supply of Inventory, which is currently at 1.06. A low monthly supply of Inventory suggests a high demand for homes in the market. The Median Days Homes are on the Market is 15, which is relatively low and further supports the idea of a fast-moving market with homes selling quickly. This metric is especially important for sellers looking to sell their homes in a timely manner. The List to Sold Price Percentage is 100.1%, meaning that, on average, homes are selling for slightly above their listing price. This could indicate strong buyer demand and potentially competitive bidding situations. Lastly, the Median Sold Price is $402,000, which gives insight into the average price at which homes are selling in the current market. This information is valuable for both buyers and sellers to understand the pricing trends in the market.
 

Will County

March Market Trends

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The month's Supply of Inventory is a key indicator of market conditions, representing the number of months it would take to sell all current listings at the current sales pace. With a low monthly supply of Inventory at 1.2, this suggests a seller's market where demand outweighs supply, potentially leading to higher prices and quicker sales. The Median Days Homes are On the Market at 21 days reflects the speed at which homes are being sold. With properties selling quickly, buyers may need to act fast in making offers to secure a home in this competitive market. The List to Sold Price Percentage at 99.7% indicates that homes are typically selling very close to their list price. Lastly, the Median Sold Price at $342,000 gives insight into the average price at which homes are selling. This information can help both buyers and sellers understand the current market value of properties in the area.
 

Cook County

February Market Trends

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The real estate market is currently experiencing a high demand with a low supply of inventory, as indicated by the monthly supply of Inventory being at 1.62. With homes flying off the market at a rapid pace, the Median Days Homes are On the Market is only 30 days. This means that homes are selling quickly, often with multiple offers and bidding wars driving up the final sale price. Despite the competitive market, buyers can take comfort in knowing that they are still able to negotiate slightly on price, as the List to Sold Price Percentage is at a reasonable 98.9%. This indicates that sellers are willing to accept offers close to their asking price. The Median Sold Price of $298,500 reflects the current market conditions, showing a healthy appreciation in property values. Buyers can expect to pay a fair price for a home, while sellers can capitalize on the strong demand and potentially sell their property for a good return on investment.

DuPage County

February Market Trends

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The real estate market is currently experiencing a high demand with a low supply of inventory, as indicated by the low monthly supply of Inventory at 0.9. This means that there are fewer homes available for sale compared to the number of buyers in the market. The Median Days Homes are On the Market is 26, which is relatively low and suggests that homes are selling quickly once they are listed. This quick turnover time is likely due to the high demand and low inventory levels, leading to a competitive market for buyers. The List to Sold Price Percentage is high at 98.5%, indicating that homes are selling very close to their list price. This shows that sellers are able to command strong offers and buyers are willing to pay close to asking price in order to secure a property in this competitive market. The Median Sold Price of $420,000 reflects the current market value of homes in this area. With the combination of low inventory, quick turnover times, and high list-to-sold price percentage, sellers have the advantage in this market while buyers may need to act fast and be prepared to make competitive offers.

Will County

February Market Trends

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Firstly, the month's Supply of Inventory being at 1.17 indicates a low inventory of homes available for sale. This scarcity of options can lead to increased competition among buyers, driving prices higher. The Median Days Homes are On the Market being only 24 days reflects the fast-paced nature of the market. Homes are selling quickly, illustrating the need for buyers to act swiftly when they find a property that meets their criteria. The List to Sold Price Percentage being at 99.2% shows that sellers are getting close to their asking price when their home sells. This high percentage indicates that buyers are willing to pay close to the list price for desirable properties. Lastly, the Median Sold Price of $349,900 gives buyers and sellers a benchmark for property values in the area. This price point can help sellers determine a competitive listing price, while buyers can use it to gauge whether a property is priced fairly. 

Cook County

January Market Trends

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Firstly, let's talk about the Month's Supply of Inventory, which currently stands at 1.81.  A lower number indicates a seller's market, where demand exceeds supply, leading to potentially higher prices and quicker sales. Moving on, we have the Median Days Homes are On the Market, which stands at 32. A lower number suggests a faster-paced market, with homes selling relatively quickly. This could be attributed to high demand or attractive pricing. Next up, we have the List to Sold Price Percentage, which currently sits at an impressive 99.2%. A higher percentage suggests that sellers are receiving offers close to or even above their asking price, indicating a strong market and potentially driving prices higher. Lastly, let's discuss the Median Sold Price, which currently stands at $295,000. It provides a snapshot of the overall pricing trend. A higher median sold price suggests a market with rising property values and potentially increased buyer demand.

DuPage County

January Market Trends

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Let's begin with the Month's Supply of Inventory, which is currently at a low value of 1.06. A lower value suggests a seller's market, where demand outweighs supply. In this scenario, buyers might face more competition and potentially have to act quickly to secure their desired property. Moving on, we have the Median Days Homes Are On the Market, which stands at 26. A lower value typically suggests a faster-paced market, where properties are being snatched up more quickly. For sellers, this means their homes are likely to attract attention and sell relatively fast. For buyers, it implies the need for prompt action and potentially more competition. Next, let's focus on the List To Sold Price Percentage, which currently sits at an impressive 99.1%.  A higher percentage indicates that homes are selling very close to their asking prices. Lastly, we have the Median Sold Price, which is currently at $440,000. It provides insight into the overall price range and market trends. A higher median sold price indicates a stronger market with potentially increasing property values. For sellers, this is good news as it suggests that they may be able to command higher prices for their homes. For buyers, it might mean being prepared to pay a premium for properties in high-demand areas.

Will County

January Market Trends

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One of the key metrics that we will be exploring is the Month's Supply of Inventory, which currently stands at 1.33. A low supply of inventory indicates a seller's market, where there are more buyers than available properties. Conversely, a high supply of inventory suggests a buyer's market, where there are more homes for sale than potential buyers. Next, we have the Median Days Homes are On the Market, which currently stands at 23. A lower number suggests a faster-moving market, where homes are selling quickly. In our case, a median of 23 days indicates a dynamic and active market, indicating strong demand and potential opportunities for sellers to secure quick sales. Now, let's turn our attention to the List To Sold Price Percentage, which stands at 98.9%. A higher percentage indicates that homes are selling close to their listed price, suggesting a market where sellers have strong negotiating power. Lastly, we have the Median Sold Price, which currently sits at $335,000. It is a good indicator of overall market trends and can help buyers and sellers understand the general price range for properties. In our case, it indicates that this is the middle range of sold prices, with some properties selling for more and others for less.

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