Sold! The 5 Priciest Southland Homes

A look at what's selling for half-a-million dollars in the South Suburbs lately.

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Orland Park Tinley Park / Oak Forest

Oak Lawn / Palos / Evergreen Park

Frankfort / Mokena / New Lenox

Homewood / Flossmoor / Chicago Heights

Dave W. April 28, 2012 at 08:54 PM
Nature Creek started at $662000 in 2008! Also new construction.
Dave W. April 28, 2012 at 08:58 PM
Park was on market for 3 days! Started at $599000, sold for $535000. Previous owners bought it in 1991 for $165000.
Dave W. April 28, 2012 at 09:08 PM
Palos Park wanted $595000 last year, September. Previous owners had it since 2007. It was built in 1956, and the pictures of the interior are GORGEOUS. 3128sqft. Rarely am I REALLY impressed with a home just because it is big, or expensive...Rooms are huge, finishes are top notch. Nice place...for $535000.(Which I don't have at all...nor the taxes for almost $10000.)
dp April 28, 2012 at 11:55 PM
Thanks Dave. Can't really tell by these houses if the market is starting to pick up.
Dave W. April 29, 2012 at 04:38 PM
Considering that three of them were either a foreclosure (Oak Lawn home), or new constuction that sat empty for extended periods of time with large price drops...not really. Areas are starting to maybe stabilize, but that is the ebst I would say about it. More foreclosures on the way from some higher end areas too. Ugh.


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