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Real Estate

Recent home sales, listings and foreclosures.
Wow House! Is This 'Downton Abbey' in Suburban Chicago?

Wow House! Is This 'Downton Abbey' in Suburban Chicago?

Maybe not. But this $5 million River Forest dwelling sure has dramatic flair. And a train. And lots of stuffed animals to keep you company.
Homes for Sale in Oak Park and River Forest

Homes for Sale in Oak Park and River Forest

Search the latest real estate listings with Zillow
Americans Think This Purchase Is the Best Investment – Why They're Wrong

Americans Think This Purchase Is the Best Investment – Why They're Wrong

Are you doing the right thing with your real estate investments?
Frank Lloyd Wright's George Furbeck House Finally Sold

Frank Lloyd Wright's George Furbeck House Finally Sold

Guess how much the buyer got off the original list price?
John Hughes’ Lake Forest Mansion on Market Again

John Hughes’ Lake Forest Mansion on Market Again

The price has been dropped $1.6 million on the famous director’s 11,000-square-foot home.
Wow! Check Out These Big Digs

Wow! Check Out These Big Digs

Swimming pool, tennis court, stables, koi pond, exercise room ... and lots of bathrooms for the toilet lover in you. Wow!Houses.
River Forest's December Home Sales Jump 50 Percent Year-Over-Year

River Forest's December Home Sales Jump 50 Percent Year-Over-Year

According to the Mainstreet Organization of REALTORs, Oak Park and River Forest home sales increased year-over-year in December 2013, while the median home price in River Forest dropped 46.1
$540K for Updated Cottage With New Kitchen, Energy-Efficient Features

$540K for Updated Cottage With New Kitchen, Energy-Efficient Features

Each week Patch features luxury real estate in the Oak Park and River Forest area, courtesy of our partners at Zillow.
5 Easy Home Improvements For Renters

5 Easy Home Improvements For Renters

Simple ways to improve the look of your rental unit.
$565K for Updated Colonial With Brand-New Kitchen, Detailed Woodwork

$565K for Updated Colonial With Brand-New Kitchen, Detailed Woodwork

Each week Patch features luxury real estate in the Oak Park and River Forest area, courtesy of our partners at Zillow.
5 Predictions for the 2014 Real Estate Market

5 Predictions for the 2014 Real Estate Market

What real estate experts expect to see in 2014.
Frank Lloyd Wright's 'Bootleg' Robert Emmond House for Sale in La Grange

Frank Lloyd Wright's 'Bootleg' Robert Emmond House for Sale in La Grange

After several price cuts, Frank Lloyd Wright's Robert Emmond House in La Grange—a "bootleg" design—is on the market for $919,000.
Living Large in Smaller Homes

Living Large in Smaller Homes

The answer to affordable housing lies in less space and more peace of mind.
$1.4M for Double Lot, Updated Brick Home in River Forest

$1.4M for Double Lot, Updated Brick Home in River Forest

Each week Patch features luxury real estate in the Oak Park and River Forest area, courtesy of our partners at Zillow.
5 Reasons Why Owning a Home Can Be a Real Drag

5 Reasons Why Owning a Home Can Be a Real Drag

A look at the drawbacks to owning a home.
$550K Cape Cod Among New Homes for Sale in Oak Park

$550K Cape Cod Among New Homes for Sale in Oak Park

Find homes for sale in the region on this page every week, from our partners at Zillow.
How to Prevent and Deal With Frozen Pipes

How to Prevent and Deal With Frozen Pipes

A 1/8-inch crack in a pipe can leak up to 250 gallons of water a day, causing flooding, serious structural damage, and the immediate potential for mold.
$600K for Natural Light, New Porch

$600K for Natural Light, New Porch

Each week Patch features luxury real estate in the area, courtesy of our partners at Zillow.
5 Must-Have Real Estate Apps for Home Buyers

5 Must-Have Real Estate Apps for Home Buyers

If you are headed out to open houses this weekend, you may want to download a few apps first.