Cook County IL Homes for Sale
Search Cook County Illinois homes for sale below. These real estate listings are updated daily from the MLS. Cook County includes the city of Chicago, along with many other towns (such as Schaumburg and Evanston) and regions, including Chicago's North Shore. Maybe you're looking for a luxury home for sale in Cook County, such as a Chicago waterfront home for sale, a golf course home for sale, or a new construction home near Chicago (a house that's just been built), or are just looking for Cook County land for sale. Whatever the case may be, our expert Cook County real estate agents are here to help!
- Population: 5,150,233
- Median household income: $64,660
Below (click here), you'll find listings of various homes and properties for sale throughout Cook County.
Narrow down your search by using the "Refine Results" button below. Click on a listing to check out the property description, get instant access to photos, and see if they offer a virtual tour. Each listing also includes square footage, how long it's been on our site, what county it's in, what (if any) monthly HOA payments are required, and lots of school information.
For more information on any of these Cook County houses for sale, click the "Request More Information" button when viewing the details of any property. Our Cook County real estate agents are happy to provide you with disclosures, past sales history, dates, and prices of properties recently sold nearby in Cook County. And, register for a free account to automatically receive email alerts whenever a new listing hits the Cook County market that matches your specific search criteria and save your favorite properties for quick access.
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Cook County Real Estate: Houses for Sale
Cook County Illinois is home to the Chicago metropolitan area, which includes Chicago itself, the 3rd-largest city in the United States. Cook County is one of the largest counties in the United States, and so you may be surprised at just how many different properties are available to you. If you are looking to buy a house in Cook County, Illinois, you'll find there are lots of choices. If you're looking to build a home in Cook County or buy an existing one, there are numerous listings of homes for sale in Chicagoland to consider. There are developments, condos, townhomes, single-story houses, multi-story homes, multi-family homes for sale in Chicago, and much more to choose from.
The real estate market in Cook County, Illinois is very active. There are many houses for sale in the county, and many homeowners are selling their homes. Whether you're looking for cheap homes or luxury residential real estate, our realtors can help you find exactly what meets your goals and budget.
Where Should You Buy a Cook County Home?
Cook County is incredibly large, not just in population, but the area itself. Because of that, location is critical. Consider factors such as where your work is located, what schools you want to send your kids to, where your church or place of worship is located, as well as if it's important to be near parks, the beach, or in a more wooded area. Knowing whether you want a city lifestyle or more of a suburban one will also help you narrow down your options. In addition to Chicago itself, there are Schaumburg, Evanston, Arlington Heights, Cicero, Palatine, Skokie, Des Plaines, Oak Park, Oak Lawn, Orland Park, and parts of Elgin. These options can be overwhelming. A professional Cook County realtor will be able to help you figure out where you should be looking and help you with the process of buying a Cook County, IL home.
Living in Cook County, IL (Census Data)
- Housing units: 2,204,019 (July 1, 2019, V2019)
- Owner-occupied housing unit rate: 56.9% (2015-2019)
- Median value of owner-occupied housing units: $246,600 (2015-2019)
- Median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage: $1,930 (2015-2019)
- Median selected monthly owner costs - without a mortgage: $753 (2015-2019)
- Median household income, 2015-2019: $64,660 (in 2019 dollars)
- Per capita income in past 12 months: $37,552 (in 2019 dollars, 2015-2019)