Posts Tagged: property taxes


2013 DuPage County Property Tax Rates

Last year we published an article on the property taxes in DuPage County, Illinois. In the table below which is listed in order from towns with the highest tax assessment rate to the lowest, see how your property tax rate compares to other communities in DuPage County. We’ve included tax years 2012 and 2013 and… Read more


University Commons Plagued With Foreclosures And Short Sales

Chicago’s University Commons development in University Village has a lot to offer – great spaces, and fantastic amenities. However, the development has been plagued with a host of distressed sales – short sales and foreclosures – in the last year. I was actually shocked to discover that, of the 21 2 bedroom/ 2 bath units… Read more


The Property Tax Barrier

With all the foreclosures and short sales out there you would think that people who could not previously afford homes would be scooping them up. That is happening to some extent but there is still a key obstacle to making these homes affordable and it’s the property taxes. While prices have come down considerably in… Read more