Crystal Lake home prices rose in the third quarter of 2021

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The median sale price of a home sold in the third quarter of 2021 in Crystal Lake rose by $40,750 while total sales increased by 43.4%, according to

From July through September of 2021, there were 304 homes sold, with a median sale price of $273,000 - a 17.5% increase over the $232,250 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 212 homes sold in Crystal Lake in the third quarter of 2020.

The median sales tax in Crystal Lake for the most recent year with available data, 2019, was $6,189, approximately 2.3% of the median home sale price for the third quarter of 2021.

The following table compares Crystal Lake to other McHenry County cities with similar median sale prices in the third quarter of 2021:

CityJuly - Sept. 2021 Home SalesJuly - Sept. 2020 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)July - Sept. 2021 Median Sales PriceJuly - Sept. 2020 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Port Barrington11757.1%$365,000$280,00030.4%
Prairie Grove151315.4%$335,000$367,500-8.8%
Lake in the Hills20016223.5%$275,000$259,5006%
Crystal Lake30421243.4%$273,000$232,25017.5%
Haegers Bend21100%$272,000$155,00075.5%
Fox River Grove412657.7%$265,000$255,0003.9%
Oakwood Hills1219-36.8%$251,750$245,0002.8%

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