October 2021: Home prices in Highland Park increased

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The median sale price of a home sold in October 2021 in Highland Park rose by $160,000 while total sales decreased by 80.6%, according to BlockShopper.com.

In October 2021, there were 13 homes sold, with a median sale price of $700,000 - a 29.6% increase over the $540,000 median sale price for the same period of the previous year. There were 67 homes sold in Highland Park in October 2020.

The median sales tax in Highland Park for the most recent year with available data, 2019, was $13,091, approximately 1.9% of the median home sale price for October 2021.

The following table compares Highland Park to other Lake County cities with similar median sale prices in October 2021:

CityOct. 2021 Home SalesOct. 2020 Home Sales% change (Total Home Sales)Oct. 2021 Median Sales PriceOct. 2020 Median Sales Price% change (Median Sales Price)
Lake Forest1357-77.2%$1,210,000$810,00049.4%
Lake Bluff216-87.5%$805,000$555,00045%
Barrington Hills21100%$784,500$405,00093.7%
Highland Park1367-80.6%$700,000$540,00029.6%
Long Grove314-78.6%$625,000$661,250-5.5%
Hawthorn Woods310-70%$549,900$480,00014.6%

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