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2017 home sales: Bolingbrook price history

Real Estate

By Local Labs News Service | Mar 30, 2018

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Historical home sales data show whether price appreciation has outpaced inflation and tax rates. BlockShopper.com has calculated cities' median sales prices for the past 10 years, adjusting for inflation.

To truly increase, real estate values must grow faster than inflation plus an owner's effective property tax rate - an average appreciation of about 5 percent in Illinois.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Consumer Price Index, the U.S. dollar has experienced an average inflation rate of 2.47 percent annually since 2000.

The average effective property tax rate in Illinois was 2.3 percent in 2017, according to the Illinois Policy Institute.

Here's how Bolingbrook home prices have performed since 2007.

Bolingbrook historical median home sales
Year
Properties sold (#)
Median sale price (nominal)
Median sale price (real)
Year-over-year change
2007
998
$229,250
$270,515
-
2008
912
$202,000
$226,240
-16.4%
2009
1,074
$160,000
$182,400
-19.4%
2010
1,049
$154,000
$172,480
-5.4%
2011
948
$149,021
$162,432.89
-5.8%
2012
1,277
$145,000
$155,150
-4.5%
2013
1,442
$161,000
$169,050
9%
2014
1,409
$160,000
$164,800
-2.5%
2015
862
$169,575
$174,662.25
6%
2016
989
$189,900
$193,698
10.9%
2017
784
$205,000
$205,000
5.8%
Total change in price
-24.2%

Where sale prices were unavailable, the home's assessed value was substituted.

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