Looking for a home? Chicagofestivalofhomes.com is a great resource to browse home listings and real estate information. You can also check out the Festival of Homes in the Chicago Tribune! Every Friday, look for the Festival of Homes feature in the paper from February 15 to March 31, 2013.
From peaceful, country-like settings to luxurious, lakefront locations, Chicago’s north and northwest suburbs offer homebuyers a slice of the good life. With historic Woodstock to the west, the luxurious communities of the North Shore to the east, vibrant Schaumburg toward the south, and pastoral towns near the Wisconsin border to the north, this area provides a unique mix of housing options.
With top-rated schools, plenty of parks, lots of shopping and thriving business corridors, Chicago’s western suburbs offer a terrific place for homebuyers. With the vibrant communities of the Tri-cities and Aurora along the Fox River, top-rated, family-friendly Naperville, with the corporate parks of Oak Brook and Downers Grove right in the heart of it all, the western suburbs have a lot to offer.
With many affordable new housing communities and easy access to the greater Chicagoland area, the suburbs of the south and southwest have much to offer homebuyers. First-time homeowners, move-up buyers and empty nesters will find plenty of beautiful developments to choose from. From well-established Plainfield in the southwest, up-and-coming Manhattan in the south and historic Tinley Park just east, this area truly offers something for everyone.
With convenient access to Lake Michigan, Millennium Park and Lincoln Park, world-class entertainment, shopping and dining, and a short commute to the office, the city of Chicago offers the best in urban living. Homebuyers can choose from stunning high-rise properties along the lake and Chicago River to spacious townhomes in vibrant neighborhoods and everything in between.