Home Values

De Kalb County Home Prices & Values

Zillow Home Value Index

The Zillow Home Value Index is the median Zestimate valuation for a given geographic area on a given day. Learn more

$142,900

  • 3.4% 1-year change
  • 1.1% 1-year forecast

The median home value in De Kalb County is $142,900. De Kalb County home values have gone up 3.4% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 1.1% within the next year. The median list price per square foot in De Kalb County is $93, which is lower than the Chicago Metro average of $127. The median price of homes currently listed in De Kalb County is $149,000 while the median price of homes that sold is $153,725. The median rent price in De Kalb County is $1,100, which is lower than the Chicago Metro median of $1,500.

Mortgage delinquency is the first step in the foreclosure process. This is when a homeowner fails to make a mortgage payment. The percent of delinquent mortgages in De Kalb County is 5.9%, which is lower than the national value of 6.4%. With U.S. home values having fallen by more than 20% nationally from their peak in 2007 until their trough in late 2011, many homeowners are now underwater on their mortgages, meaning they owe more than their home is worth. The percent of De Kalb County homeowners underwater on their mortgage is 30.9%, which is higher than Chicago Metro at 25.3%.

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De Kalb County Market Overview

Data through Jan 31, 2015
  • $142,900 ZHVI
  • 1.1% 1-yr forecast
    The Zillow Home Value Forecast is Zillow's prediction of what the Zillow Home Value Index will be one year from now. Learn more
    (Jan 31, 2016)
  • $149,000 Median listing price
  • $153,725 Median sale price
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De Kalb County Market Health

Data through Jan 31, 2015
  • 0.4/10 Less healthy
    The Market Health Index illustrates the current health of a region's housing market relative to other markets across the country. The Market Health Index is based on up to 10 metrics including those capturing the past and projected evolution of home values, the prevalence of foreclosures, foreclosure re-sales, negative equity and delinquency, as well as whether homes are currently selling faster or slower than in the past.
    (Dec 31, 2014)
  • No data Average days on Zillow
  • 30.9% Homes with negative equity (16.9% US Avg) (Sep 30, 2014)
  • 5.9% Delinquent on mortgage (6.4% US Avg) (Sep 30, 2014)
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Cities in De Kalb County

Name Median ZHVI
Kingston $173,500
Hinckley $171,100
Sycamore $157,900
Name Median ZHVI
Genoa $142,700
Waterman $139,700
Cortland $138,500
Name Median ZHVI
Dekalb $133,100
Kirkland $128,500
Malta $126,800

Listings & Sales

Data through Jan 31, 2015
  • $93 Median list price / sq ft
  • No recent data Median sale price / sq ft
  • No data Listings with price cut
55.2%
Sold below listing
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De Kalb County Rentals

Data through Jan 31, 2015
  • Zillow Rent Index

  • $1,424 De Kalb County
    $1,609 Chicago Metro
    $1,350 United States

    The Zillow Rent Index is the median Rent Zestimate valuation for a given geographic area on a given day. Learn more

  • 2.1 Breakeven horizon
    The breakeven horizon is the number of years after which buying is more financially advantageous than renting. Learn more
    (Jun 30, 2014)
  • $1,100 Rent list price
  • $0.81 Rent list price / sq ft
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