Q2 real estate sales report: Des Plaines
From April to June, 336 homes sold in Des Plaines for a median price of $226,000. That's 5.5 percent higher than median home sale prices for the second quarter of 2017.
In the second quarter, 13 homes in Des Plaines were in foreclosure.
Median property tax for homeowners in Des Plaines was $5,141.32 in 2017 according to tax data from that year. That means homeowners pay 2.4 percent of their home's value in taxes.
Statewide, Illinois homeowners pay an effective property tax rate of 2.2 percent, according to a 2017 property tax analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions, ranking it second among U.S. states and the District of Columbia.