brick ranch home is located in the 220 school district

This brick ranch home is located in the 220 school district and offers plenty of space for its new owners to call home.

Barrington property is located about 32 miles northwest of Chicago and is an area of wetlands, forest preserves, parks, horse trails in a country-suburban setting. The zip code 60010 is the 7th wealthiest zip codes in the nation with cities of 20000 or more.

The motto is a “a great place to live, work and play.”Population is estimated at 42,934, with 15,713 households. Over 6000 homes feature children, and there has been a 3% population grown since 2000. The median age is 33.45 years of age. The population is 50/50 male/female and 71% of the population is married, 19% are single. Divorced, widowed and separated make up the remaining population.

The median home sale price was $465,000, with an annual turnover rate of 14.59% and 45.87% of the residents stay in their home 5 years or more.Home ownership is high in Barrington, with 85% of the population owning, 9% renting and 6% vacant.Retail is the largest employer, followed by services, construction, manufacturing, finance, and transportation and communication. Seventy-nine percent of the population is employed in white collar jobs.

The average household income is $179,308, with average per capita income of $66024. However, the greatest number of households (almost 2500) make between $150,000 and $200000, with about 1750 households in the $250-500,000 range and about 1200 homes ranking in the $500,000+ range.The overwhelming majority (83%) drive to work, while a small percentage (8%) use public transportation.

Most Barrington residents are college educated with 9,732 earning bachelor degrees, 6,145 with graduate degrees, 4,429 reporting “some college” and 1724 with associate degrees. Barrington features a large variety of public and private schools at all levels. The public schools get a 10 rating from the Great Schools rating system. It is the 220 school district.

Priced at $394900, this property offers 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, a 2 car garage and is all recently updated. New windows, full basement, wood floors just refinished. Kitchen recently updated with eat in and dining room. Appliances included. Enjoy a full acres of space with multiple decks, hot tub and a pool in this quiet neighborhood.

For more information or a tour contact John Herman at john@propertyup.com or call 847-847-4711.

John Herman Announces New Listing for a Townhouse in Lake Barrington, Illinois 60010

John Herman is pleased to release the details about his newest listing for a 2 story townhouse for sale at 868 Longmeadow Ct., Lake Barrington, Illinois 60010, in the Lake Barrington Shores subdivision. This lovely wooded-setting property has scenic golf course views and is an end unit.
Although this property has a Lake Barrington mailing address, it is located in the 60010 zip code, which is Barrington. Barrington is located about 32 miles northwest of Chicago and is an area of wetlands, forest preserves, parks, horse trails in a country-suburban setting. The zip code 60010 is the 7th wealthiest zip codes in the nation with cities of 20000 or more

The motto is a “a great place to live, work and play.”

Population is estimated at 42,934, with 15,713 households. Over 6000 homes feature children, and there has been a 3% population grown since 2000. The median age is 33.45 years of age. The population is 50/50 male/female and 71% of the population is married, 19% are single. Divorced, widowed and separated make up the remaining population.

The median home sale price was $465,000, with an annual turnover rate of 14.59% and 45.87% of the residents stay in their home 5 years or more.

Home ownership is high in Barrington, with 85% of the population owning, 9% renting and 6% vacant.

Retail is the largest employer, followed by services, construction, manufacturing, finance, and transportation and communication. Seventy-nine percent of the population is employed in white-collar jobs.

The overwhelming majority (83%) drive to work, while a small percentage (8%) use public transportation.

Most Barrington residents are college educated with 9,732 earning bachelor degrees, 6,145 with graduate degrees, 4,429 reporting “some college” and 1724 with associate degrees. Barrington features a large variety of public and private schools at all levels. The public schools get a 10 rating from the Great Schools rating system. It is the 220 school district. Students living at this property would attend North Barrington Elementary, Barrington-Prairie Jr. High and Barrington High School.

The townhouse at 868 Longmeadow Ct., is an Augusta end-unit. It features golf course views. There are plantation shutters on the main level with cathedral ceilings, a two-story loft and a new powder room. The first floor master suite has a large walk in closet. The updated kitchen features granite and ceramic tile. There are two bedroom suites upstairs with private baths and walk in closets. There is new carpeting in a full English lower level with family room, fireplace, exercise room, and a fourth bedroom. There is also a full bath, and wet bar with wine cooler in the lower level. This townhouse offers carefree living with water, cable, exterior maintenance, lawn care, scavenger and snow removal provided. Amenities include exercise room, golf course, on-site management, park, playground, party room, sundeck, indoor and outdoor pools, restaurant, tennis courts, and gated entry. Call John Herman at 847-847-4711 today for a personal tour.

The John Herman Team announces a home for sale with Barrington, at 28615 W Ravine Dr.

This Victorian style property offers features beautiful views and is in the Barrington 220 school district.

Barrington porperty is located about 32 miles northwest of Chicago and is an area of wetlands, forest preserves, parks, horse trails in a country-suburban setting. The zip code 60010 is the 7th wealthiest zip codes in the nation with cities of 20000 or more.

The motto is a “a great place to live, work and play.”Population is estimated at 42,934, with 15,713 households. Over 6000 homes feature children, and there has been a 3% population grown since 2000. The median age is 33.45 years of age. The population is 50/50 male/female and 71% of the population is married, 19% are single. Divorced, widowed and separated make up the remaining population.

The median home sale price was $465,000, with an annual turnover rate of 14.59% and 45.87% of the residents stay in their home 5 years or more.Home ownership is high in Barrington, with 85% of the population owning, 9% renting and 6% vacant.
Retail is the largest employer, followed by services, construction, manufacturing, finance, and transportation and communication. Seventy-nine percent of the population is employed in white collar jobs.

The average household income is $179,308, with average per capita income of $66024. However, the greatest number of households (almost 2500) make between $150,000 and $200000, with about 1750 households in the $250-500,000 range and about 1200 homes ranking in the $500,000+ range.

The overwhelming majority (83%) drive to work, while a small percentage (8%) uses public transportation.Most Barrington residents are college educated with 9,732 earning bachelor degrees, 6,145 with graduate degrees, 4,429 reporting “some college” and 1724 with associate degrees.

Barrington features a large variety of public and private schools at all levels. The public schools get a 10 rating from the Great Schools rating system. It is the 220 school district.

This property is located up a gated driveway and features 3 bedrooms and 1 ½ baths and 1790 sq. feet. A heated enclosed porch, loft and additional office room make this home something special. Enjoy the views from the hot tub. There are newer windows, roof and furnace. The schools are Roslyn Road Elementary, Barrington-station Jr. High and Barrington High school.

For more information or a tour contact John Herman at john@hermanrealestate.com or call 630 251-8006 or 847-847-4711

The John Herman Team announces a home for sale with water rights in Barrington, at 28639 W Ravine Dr.

This property offers water rights, and is in the Barrington 220 school district, a marina and plenty of open spots for a boat or wave runner are some of the outstanding features of this property.

This is an opportunity to live on the water in a great community for a fraction of what one might expect to pay for a home for sale in Barrington.

Barrington is located about 32 miles northwest of Chicago and is an area of wetlands, forest preserves, parks, horse trails in a country-suburban setting. The zip code 60010 is the 7th wealthiest zip codes in the nation with cities of 20000 or more.

The motto is a “a great place to live, work and play.”

Population is estimated at 42,934, with 15,713 households. Over 6000 homes feature children, and there has been a 3% population grown since 2000. The median age is 33.45 years of age. The population is 50/50 male/female and 71% of the population is married, 19% are single. Divorced, widowed and separated make up the remaining population.

The median home sale price was $465,000, with an annual turnover rate of 14.59% and 45.87% of the residents stay in their home 5 years or more.

Home ownership is high in Barrington, with 85% of the population owning, 9% renting and 6% vacant.

Retail is the largest employer, followed by services, construction, manufacturing, finance, and transportation and communication. Seventy-nine percent of the population is employed in white collar jobs.

The average household income is $179,308, with average per capita income of $66024. However, the greatest number of households (almost 2500) make between $150,000 and $200000, with about 1750 households in the $250-500,000 range and about 1200 homes ranking in the $500,000+ range.

The overwhelming majority (83%) drive to work, while a small percentage (8%) uses public transportation.

Most Barrington residents are college educated with 9,732 earning bachelor degrees, 6,145 with graduate degrees, 4,429 reporting “some college” and 1724 with associate degrees.

Barrington features a large variety of public and private schools at all levels. The public schools get a 10 rating from the Great Schools rating system. It is the 220 school district.

This property is a “cottage” located on a side street near the Fox River with water access. It features a community dock and river access. The subdivision has its own marina and spots for wave runners and boats. The Fox River is a prime spot for recreation, fishing and water sports.

There are 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a garage, and raised floor plan. Being sold “as is” it needs renovation and may require cash or a 203K loan. At just $85000 it is an opportunity to gain instant equity by making improvements to this gem in the rough.

For more information or a tour contact John Herman at john@hermanrealestate.com or call 630 251-8006 or 847-847-4711.

The John Herman Team is pleased to offer this 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo in Barrington, Illinois.

The John Herman Team is pleased to offer this 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo in Barrington, Illinois.

Barrington is a suburban village located 32 miles northwest of Chicago, with a population of about 43000. The area features many historic sites, wetlands, forest preserves, parks and horse trails in a suburban-country setting.The village has a motto, “a great place to live, work, and play!” Barrington features a variety of community events, such as the 4th of July Parade and fireworks display, the Memorial Day Parade, the Concours d’Elegance (an auto show) and a Homecoming Parade associated with Barrington High School. There are food related events such as the Barrington Brew Fest, celebrating the areas microbreweries, and the Great Taste Fest of Barrington, a food festival featuring local restaurants. There is also an annual juried art fair, called Art in a Barn. This attracts over 6500 visitors and features live entertainment as well as the art exhibits.

There is rich history and architecture in Barrington, which features the largest residential historical district in Illinois. In 2015 Barrington will celebrate its 150th Anniversary, and many festivities are planned.There is a strong local economy in Barrington with 7 banks located in the village. Large companies such as PepsiCo, GE Healthcare, Jewel, and the school district are major employers in Barrington.

The Barrington Community Unit School District 220 features 8 elementary schools, one high school and two middle schools. There is also two early development pre-schools administered by the district. The schools have the Blue Ribbon designation and have received Academic Excellence awards.
There are numerous parks and the Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Barrington as a “Tree City USA” every year since 1986.

There is excellent medical care available in Barrington with a centrally located and respected hospital Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital. This acclaimed facility has a Level II trauma center. The hospital’s specialties are cardiology, cancer/oncology, emergency, fitness and wellness, imaging, obstetrics, pediatric emergency medicine, and women’s health.The village has its own police and fire department.
The population is 50/50 male/female. Seventy-one percent of the population is married, 19% are single and the remaining are divorced, widowed or separated.

The median home sales price is $465,000, andf 85% of the population own their homes. Just 9% are rented.Seventy-nine percent have white collar jobs and 21% have blue collar jobs. The average household income is $179,308. Barrington is a mobile community with 83% of its residents driving to work for an average of 30.3 minutes.

It is an educated community, with 9732 people sporting a bachelor’s degree. 6145 have graduate degrees.

The new listing from the John Herman team at 520 E Main St, #2A, Barrington, Illinois offers an opportunity to live in historic Barrington with the carefree living a condo brings for just $99900. Enjoy carefree living in a 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1100 square foot condo.

For more information or a private showing contact the John Herman Team at 847-847-4711

The 12 months Rolling Real Estate Performance Reviews for Barrington,Illinois by The John Herman Team

The John Herman Team has reviewed the real estate statistics for the past 12 months for Barrington, Illinois properties and reports that every category supports a strong real estate market, improved over the past year. There are more homes sold, higher prices and less time on the market.

The overall number of homes sold over the past 12 months increased by 19.6% for detached homes. In 2012, 224 homes were sold in Barrington, and in 2013 there were 268 homes sold. Movement in attached homes was also improved with 30 sold in 2012 and 39 in 2013, a 30% increase. This compares with 13 attached sold in 2011 and 171 detached sold in 2011. This is a steady 3 year improvement.

Looking back over the past 3 years the number of homes on the market is declining as well. For attached homes there were an average of 36 homes in 2011, 28 in 2012 and 18 in 2013. This is a 37.2% decrease. For detached properties in Barrington , there were 190 homes in 2011, 148 in 2012 and 114 to choose from at any given time in 2013. This is a 23.4% decrease. Less homes means more inventory is moving.

The length of time on the market was almost a steady decline, but attached homes ticked up slightly in 2012. In 2011 the average time on the market for an attached home was 180 days, in 2012 it was 223, and in 2013 it dropped to 178, a 20.4% decrease. For detached properties, the time on the market in 2011 was 187 days, in 2012 it was 169 and in 2013 it dropped to 112, a 33.8% decrease. Another good sign of market strength, is faster selling homes.

Increase prices also supports a strengthening market. For attached single-family homes in Barrington the average price in 2011 was $155000, in 2012 it was $146,250 and in 2013 it was $147,000, a .5% increase. For detached homes the average price in 2011 was $448,500, in 2012 it was $376850, and in 2013 it popped up to $439,500, a 16.6% increase.

The overall inventory, measured in months of supply also steadily declined over the past 3 years. In 2011 for attached homes, there were 22.7 months supplies, in 2012 14.7 months and in 2013 just 5 months, a 66% decrease. For detached homes, there was a 12.7 month supply in 2011, an 8.8 month supply in 2012 and in 2013 just 5.4 months, a 38.8% decrease.

The only part of the report that remained steady was the number of listings taken, but in this case, that also is indicative of a strong market for sellers, because fewer inventories means higher prices. For attached homes, 2011 91 new listings were taken, in 2012 53 were taken and in 2013 57 were taken. This represents a 7.5% increase. For detached homes, in 2011 392 listings were taken, in 2012 there were 406 new homes put on the market and in 2013, 425 new listings were submitted. This is a 4.7% increase.
If trends continue, 2014 will be a great year for real estate in Barrington, Illinois. Call The John Herman team for all of your real estate needs.

The John Herman Team is pleased to release the latest results for the December 2013 real estate performance review in Barrington, Illinois.

The John Herman Team is pleased to release the latest results for the December 2013 real estate
performance review in Barrington, Illinois. The overall statistics show a continued trend of market
health in Barrington properties.

Good news for sellers is that homes are selling quicker in terms of overall days on the market over
December 2012. A year ago the average time on the market for attached homes was 108 days, and in
December 2013 properties sold in an average of 91 days. Improvement was even greater with detached
homes. In December 2012 homes were on the market an average of 145 days, and in December 2013,
just 94 days, a 35.3% decrease.

Hand-in-hand with this statistic, the supply of homes in terms of months of supply is also down in both
attached and detached homed. In December 2011 there was over 2 years of supply of attached homes.
A huge decrease of 81.5% showed enormous improvement in 2012, down to a 4.9 months of supply.
However, In December 2013 there was just a 3 month supply of attached homes, a 39.2% decrease.
The months supply of detached homes also shows improvement over 3 years: In December 2011 there
was a 9.6 month supply, in December 2012 a 43.9% improvement to 5.4 month supply and in December
2013 there was a 4 month supply, a 25% decrease.

There were also less homes available, in a trend which has dropped incrementally since 2011. In
attached homes in December 2011 there were 33 available. In December 2012 there were 16 available,
and in 2013 just 11 attached homes in Barrington, a 31.3% decrease.
For detached homes in December 2011 there were 146 available, December 2012 there were 103, and
in December 2013 there were a 92, a 10.7% decrease from the previous year.

Reacting to this brisk market, sellers listed more properties than a year ago as well. In attached homes
in 2012 1 was listed, while in 2013 2 were listed. In detached homes a more significant increase was
shown. In 2012 9 homes were listed, however, in December 2013 17 homes were listed, a 88.9%
increase.

Attached home sales were slightly down from a year ago, with 4 being sold in December 2012 and 2
being sold in December 2013. For detached homes, however, there was an 80% increase in sales. In
December 2012 10 homes were sold, while in December 2013 18 were sold.
Sales prices are also on the increase, although they have not caught up to the level of 2 years ago. In
December 2011, the median price of attached homes was $254,500. In December 2012 this slumped
42.2% to 147,000, while in December 2013 there was a spike again to $177,000, a 20.4% increase from
2012.

In detached homes in Barrington the market seems to be catching up more quickly. In December 2011 the median price was $386250. In 2012, there was a drop to 284,377, a 29% decrease. In December 2013 the
median price was $352,500, a 28.5% increase.This all translates into good news for sellers who are finding that their homes are selling more quickly than a year ago and for more money.

November 2013 Real Estate Performance Review for Barrington Announced By John Herman Team

The John Herman Team is pleased to release the latest results for the November 2013 real estate performance review for homes in Barrington. The verdict: It’s a great time to sell! Highlights of the November report shows an increase in sales of detached single family homes as well as an increase in median price of detached single family homes.

The median sales price of detached homes in Barrington rose to $447,500, a 29.7% increase over the price in November 2012 of $345000. Number of closed detached homes rose 84.6% with 24 homes closed in November 2013, versus 13 closed in 2012. There were no attached single-family homes reported sold in November 2013, versus 1 sold in November 2012.

Evidence of a brisk market is present as there was a decrease of homes available for sale in both attached and detached single-family properties. Attached single-family homes showed a 37.5% decrease, with 10 homes available, versus in November 2012 when 16 homes were available. Detached single-family homes showed a 15.7% decrease, with 102 homes available, as compared to November 2012 when 121 homes were available for sale.

New listings during the month held almost steady with the same period in 2012.There was 1 new attached single-family home in Barrington listed in both November 2012 and 2013. There were 17 detached single-family homes listed in November 2012,compared with 16 listed in November 2013. Statistics also show that homes are staying on the market for less time compared with the same period one year ago. While sample size of attached single-family homes was not large enough to report, detached single-family homes showed a 23.9% decrease in days on market. In November 2012 the average length of time on the market was 119 days, compared with November 2013, when length of time on the market was just 91 days.

Statistics also show that more homes are needed to keep up with current buyer demand. Inventory was down, showing that homes are moving quicker than one year ago. In attached single-family homes there was a 43.2% decrease in inventory with a 2.8 month supply, versus a 4.9 month supply in November 2012. Detached single-family home statistics show a 4.3 month supply, or a 33.3% decrease compared with 6.5 month supply in November 2012.

Overall these numbers show that homes are moving more quickly, for more money and that more inventory is needed, making this a great time to sell.