The Western Suburbs of Chicago colloquially referred to as the “New England of the Midwest”, have a fantastic location to work, live, and play. Residents of the Western Suburbs often find themselves enamored with its flourishing parks and lakes, gorgeous tree-lined homes, clean boulevards, and lively downtown and business districts.
By settling in the Western Suburbs, you get the best of your hometown atmosphere while enjoying up-to-date convenience all at the same time. A few of the notable communities comprising Chicago’s Western Suburbs include; Bolingbrook, Brookfield, Glen Ellyn, Hinsdale, Lombard, Naperville, Oak Brook, and Oak Park.
Western Suburbs Real Estate Insights
Real estate in Chicago’s Western Suburbs can range anywhere from apartment complexes that cater to students of nearby colleges to the high-end, single-family homes scattered throughout affluent communities such as Hinsdale and Oak Brook.
Given the range of choices in the area, the median list price can often vary between suburbs. The median price of homes currently listed in Bolingbrook is $225,000 and can range up to the median price of homes currently listed in Hinsdale at $1,145,000. Please contact our office directly for more information on the specific suburb you are interested in.
People & Lifestyle
Chicago’s Western Suburbs are rich with preserved areas that give a glimpse of what life was like in the area before the current homes and modern recreation centers were built. From parks and preserves to natural areas with trails for walking, running, biking and horseback riding there are places to explore in every town.
The rural character of Glen Ellyn is appealing to many for its verdant parklands and rich preserved history. Walk the streets of downtown Naperville and you'll come across such high-profile foodie favorites as Catch 35, La Sorella di Francesca, Heaven on Seven, Hugo's Frog Bar, and the Chicago tradition, Rosebud.
Hinsdale, one of the more upscale neighborhoods in the Western Suburbs, plays host to many gracious homes within walking distance of its elegant and fast-progressing downtown. Attractions and amenities from Brookfield’s namesake zoo, Oak Brook’s renowned open-air shopping center, to the architectural beauty of Oak Park’s Frank Lloyd Wright homes, all make Chicago’s Western Suburbs a truly wonderful place to settle down.