April 2021: Hometown experienced a 54.9% increase in median home prices

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The median sale price of a home sold in April 2021 in Hometown rose by $58,500 while total sales increased by 350%, according to BlockShopper.com.

In April 2021, there were 18 homes sold, with a median sale price of $165,000 - a 54.9% increase over the $106,500 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were four homes sold in Hometown in April 2020.

The median sales tax in Hometown for the most recent year with available data, 2019, was $3,130, approximately 1.9% of the median home sale price for April 2021.

The following table compares Hometown to other Cook County cities with similar median sale prices in April 2021:

CityApr. 2021 Home SalesApr. 2020 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)Apr. 2021 Median Sales PriceApr. 2020 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Blue Island14875%$185,000$148,25024.8%
South Holland3514150%$180,000$162,50010.8%
Merrionette Park41300%$174,000$41,000324.4%
Hazel Crest256316.7%$157,000$92,25070.2%
Forest Park27383312.5%$152,000$227,500-33.2%

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