Physicist settles in Hoffman Estates 4BD

Medium d77381b5a702746a48249efad5129f3b Douglas M. Essex and Lisa R. Russell bought a four-bedroom, 2.5-bath home at 3999 Whispering Trails Court in Hoffman Estates from Diane and John Gasior for $365,000 on May 15.

The 2,331-square-foot house, which was built in 1980, is in North Hoffman Estates.

Mr. Essex is a physicist at Northrop Grumman Corp., an American aerospace and defense technology company. He has also served as senior optical engineer with the company.

There were 397 home sales in Hoffman Estates in 2008, with a median price of $250,000.

Address: 3999 Whispering Trails Court
Buyer(s): Lisa R Russell and Douglas M Essex
Seller(s): Diane Gasior and John P Gasior
Sale date: May. 15, 2009