DeKalb home prices fall in January 2020

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The median sale price of a home sold in January 2020 in DeKalb fell by $31,000 while total sales decreased by 17.4%, according to BlockShopper.com.

In January 2020, there were 19 homes sold, with a median sale price of $94,000 - a 24.8% decrease over the $125,000 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 23 homes sold in DeKalb in January 2019.

The median sales tax in DeKalb for the most recent year with available data, 2018, was $4,726, approximately 5% of the median home sale price for January 2020.

The following table compares DeKalb to other DeKalb County cities in January 2020:

City
Jan. 2020 Home Sales
Jan. 2019 Home Sales
% change (Total Home Sales)
Jan. 2020 Median Sales Price
Jan. 2019 Median Sales Price
% change (Median Sales Price)
Hinckley
2
2
0%
$301,250
$310,500
-3%
Kingston
3
1
200%
$270,000
$249,900
8%
Waterman
2
0
-
$149,100
$0
-
Genoa
5
3
66.7%
$133,500
$187,500
-28.8%
Kirkland
3
4
-25%
$129,500
$189,424.50
-31.6%
Sycamore
9
22
-59.1%
$124,900
$167,000
-25.2%
Sandwich
7
11
-36.4%
$118,000
$100,000
18%
DeKalb
19
23
-17.4%
$94,000
$125,000
-24.8%
Malta
2
1
100%
$37,350
$178,000
-79%
Shabbona
0
1
-100%
$0
$84,901
-100%
Cortland
0
3
-100%
$0
$125,560
-100%
Maple Park
0
1
-100%
$0
$290,000
-100%
Somonauk
0
1
-100%
$0
$102,200
-100%

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