A small village located less than 50 miles from the bustling Windy City of Chicago in McHenry County, Cary, Illinois is home to over 17,000 residents. The community encompasses just 5.3 square miles and is bordered by the Fox River on the south. This quiet residential city is a lovely addition to McHenry County, Illinois. Route 14 runs straight through Cary from southeast to northwest and allows residents and homeowners easy and convenient access to surrounding communities. For those who rely on air transportation, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport are both within less than an hour's commute.
The job market in Cary, IL is diverse and offers a broad spectrum of employment opportunities. Public school students in grades K-12 are served by Cary Community School District 26 and Community High School District 155. Local attractions in and around Cary are plentiful and include such activities as golfing, fishing, hiking and cycling. Nearby state parks include the Moraine Hills State Park and the Volo Bog State Natural Area. The community is also home to a number of highly regarded golf courses, including those at the Foxford Hills and Chalet Hills golf clubs.
Cary IL Real Estate and Prices of Homes for Sale in Cary IL
Homes in Cary, Illinois are made up primarily of single-family homes, though a number of townhouses, townhomes and condominiums for sale in the area can be found. Most Cary condos and townhouses for sale are priced from the high $100,000s to the high $200,000s. Affordable single-family homes for sale in Cary are priced from the high $100,000s, and luxury properties are listed around $550,000 and more.
Some houses in Cary IL offer large treed lots or acreage, scenic water views and/or water frontage, spas, hot tubs, swimming pools and finished basements. Prices for large luxury homes and estate properties can exceed $750,000. Land and lots are abundantly available for custom construction.
Your top realtors in Cary, Illinois will show you the latest listings of houses and other properties to suit your buying needs. With the help of a professional real estate agent in Cary, IL, first time home buyers can find starter-homes, families can find suburban houses and homes in safe communities, or singles can find condominiums for sale at affordable prices. Home styles and amenities vary including remodeled kitchens, bathrooms, garages, backyards, wood floors, open beam ceiling, landscaping, guest houses, pools, spas and more. Find foreclosures, bank repos and short sales in Cary, Illinois today.
Cary Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of March 3rd, 2014: homes priced around $185,960 compared to $188,554 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -1%. For Saturday, March 8th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.39%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.42%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.76%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Cary IL. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Cary to help you find the best home!