If living in the Chicago metropolitan area sounds appealing but the hustle and bustle of the city doesn't, then consider making a move to one of Chicago's suburban communities, like the Village of Bartlett. Bartlett is about a 50 minute drive from the Chicago Loop and presents current residents and future homeowners with a bevy of amenities and affordable real estate.
Located in DuPage and Cook counties, Bartlett is currently home to over 41,000 happy residents. Several neighborhoods and residential subdivisions make up the village of Bartlett, including Tallgrass, Fairfax, WestRidge and Woodland Hills. These neighborhoods along with the rest of the village offer a fine selection of homes with an average sales price of $250,000. Single-family homes and some ranch-style houses dominate Bartlett's housing market; however, future homeowners will find that Bartlett also offers an excellent selection of condos and townhomes as well.
Bartlett Area School District 46 (U-46) provides college preparatory curricula to students living in Bartlett, Elgin, South Elgin, Streamwood, Hanover Park and Wayne. For alternatives to public education, residents have the option of sending their children to any of Bartlett's private/parochial schools. Higher education is provided by several campuses, including College of DuPage, Elgin Community College, Universal Technical Institute of Illinois, Harper College, and Elmhurst College, among others.
Residents looking to join a sports league or engage in some recreational activities will find that Bartlett has four dozen parks, lakes and open spaces that will cater to their every whim. Let's not forget that Bartlett also has three golf courses that will surely challenge the most skilled golfers in the village—Apple Orchard Golf Course, Bartlett Hills Golf and Country Club, and Villa Olivia Golf and Country Club. Many more golf courses, parks and nature preserves can be found throughout DuPage County as well.
Bartlett Real Estate Market Info - Prices of Property for Sale in Bartlett
Whether you're searching for a single-family home with unobstructed views of the local golf course's green fairways, are on the hunt for a home that is within walking distance from the nearest school, or are looking to invest in a contemporary townhome or condominium, the Village of Bartlett will have what you're looking for. Some popular neighborhoods and subdivisions in Bartlett include Fairfax, Tallgrass, Woodland Hills, and WestRidge. Average sales prices for properties in Bartlett run in the mid $250,000 range, which can buy you a single-story ranch home just two blocks from downtown Bartlett, or a 3 bedroom/2 bathroom short sale property in the Fairfax subdivision. You can even purchase a chic 3 bedroom townhome with a 2-car garage in Bartlett for $200,000. Interested buyers can expect real estate prices for properties in Bartlett to run between $150,000 and $2 million. Land property is also available for purchase with prices starting from $90,000.
Bartlett Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of August 15th, 2016: homes priced around $265,061 compared to $271,349 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -2%. For Saturday, October 1st, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.34%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.63%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.33%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.84%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Bartlett IL. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Bartlett to help you find the best home!