Wauconda home prices fall in the first half of 2020

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The median sale price of a home sold in the first half of 2020 in Wauconda fell by $2,500 while total sales decreased by 18.6%, according to BlockShopper.com.

From January through June of 2020, there were 70 homes sold, with a median sale price of $220,000 - a 1.1% decrease over the $222,500 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 86 homes sold in Wauconda in the first half of 2019.

The median sales tax in Wauconda for the most recent year with available data, 2018, was $6,216, approximately 2.8% of the median home sale price for the first half of 2020.

The following table compares Wauconda to other Lake County cities with similar median sales prices in the first half of 2020:

CityJan. - June 2020 Home SalesJan. - June 2019 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)Jan. - June 2020 Median Sales PriceJan. - June 2019 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Third Lake11837.5%$229,000$226,475.501.1%
Round Lake97123-21.1%$224,000$200,50011.7%
Island Lake1620-20%$223,500$184,25021.3%
Gages Lake7193-23.7%$207,500$198,0004.8%
Park City23-33.3%$190,000$185,0002.7%
Fox Lake Hills28280%$184,950$174,5006%

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