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River Forest, IL Housing Market Overview

Browse 34 homes for sale in River Forest, IL. View properties, photos, nearby real estate with school and housing market information. Between November 2022 and December 2022, River Forest, IL real estate market has seen decrease in the number of listings by 2.2%. In December 2022, listings were on the market for 44 days. During the same period, the median list price in this real estate market was $500,000. River Forest, IL housing market in December 2022 saw over 3 listings sold above listed price, more than 1 sold at listed price and over 8 sold below.

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What is it like to live in River Forest, Illinois?

River Forest is located in Cook County, Illinois. There are roughly 11,246 residents, living in 3,978 households. The average temperature for River Forest this time of the year is low of 15F and high of 31F. On average, River Forest gets about 1.84 inches of precipitation in January. Most residents are home owners (88%), have a post secondary degree (66%) and are single, no kids (36%).

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What type of housing is available in River Forest, Illinois?

In River Forest, around 70% of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings. This neighborhood experienced its largest building boom before the 1960s, so most of the available housing stock is from this time period. This area is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Around 90% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by homeowners whereas the rest are rented.

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What are the advantages of living in River Forest, Illinois?

People who prefer a relaxed atmosphere will enjoy River Forest. This neighborhood is quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case close to one of the railway lines. Lastly, green spaces, like Centennial Park, are very well-spread out and there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to check out, resulting in them being easy to access from numerous locations within River Forest.

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Are things conveniently located in River Forest, Illinois?

The nearest supermarket in this part of the village is generally only a rather short walk away. Likewise, River Forest is a fairly good place in which to eat out, and property owners are served by a few cafes as well. A decent variety of clothing stores is also situated within a rather short walking distance. Regarding education, locals will value that no matter where their property is located in River Forest, primary as well as high schools are close by. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.

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What does the transportation in River Forest, Illinois look like?

River Forest will draw homeowners that use various modes of transportation. Walking is quite feasible for home buyers in River Forest; meeting daily needs is convenient on foot, and a variety of businesses are quite close by. River Forest has a reasonably good public transit infrastructure. For example, house owners are served by the River Forest Station with access to the Union Pacific West Line. There are a few bus lines, and it is very easy to find a nearby bus stop from most residences. River Forest is also very car friendly. It is very easy to park, and most real estate listings are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway.

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Schools Near River Forest, IL

Elementary Schools

  • Lincoln Elementary School

    511 Park Ave

    Public District PK-4

  • Willard Elementary School

    1250 Ashland Ave

    Public District PK-4

  • Grant-White Elementary School

    147 Circle Ave

    Public District 3-5

Middle Schools

  • Roosevelt School

    7560 Oak Ave

    Public District 5-8

High Schools

  • Proviso East High School

    807 S 1st Ave

    Public District 9-12

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