John Herman is pleased to release the details about his newest listing for sale in Palatine, Illinois at 437 N. Smith St.
The village of Palatine is just 30 from the Chicago loop, and 14 miles from O’Hare airport, putting all of the city conveniences at the fingertips of residents, but with a feeling of being “away from it all” due to the small town feel. Palatine is a pleasant mix of residential, commercial, light industrial and office space, surrounded by parks and open spaces to create a tranquil atmosphere.
Recreation and leisure activities are prevalent in Palatine, and there are many community groups and neighborhood associations keeping a sense of old fashioned neighborliness. Coupled with award winning schools, Palatine is a very desirable place to live.
Palatine has a population of 38,059, with 15,566 households. There is an almost even mix of male/female population and 59% of the residents are married. Almost 5000 of the homes have children and the median age is 33.72.
The median home sale price in Palatine is 259,259, and residents are stable, showing that over 35% of residents have been in their homes 5 or more years. The majority of residents own homes, at 73%, while 21% rent. There is a low vacancy rate of 6%
The workforce is made up of 78% white collar and 22% blue collar with leading industries being services, retail, manufacturing, and finance/real estate/insurance. Other job base includes agriculture, construction, transportation and communication, finance, insurance and real estate, and public administration.
The average household income is $118,942. Most people drive to work (89%), while some take advantage of the public transportation available, which includes all of the major transit systems: Pace, CTA, RTA and Metra.
Palatine has award-winning schools in districts 15 and 211. Children in this home would attend Greg M. Sanborn Elementary (15), Walter R Sundling Jr. High and Palatine High School (15).There is a large parks department featuring over 30 parks offering everything from softball, volleyball, trails, biking, disc golf, a dog park, tennis, skating and more.Palatine is a perfect place to have all of the benefits of the city, yet live in a small town with many local festivals and events to keep the community spirit alive.
This vintage bungalow is completely transformed with refinished hardwood floors on the main level, neutral colors with white trim, new lighting, a charming enclosed front porch, a kitchen with separate eating area and breakfast bar and desk. There is a spacious living and dining room, custom built-ins in the bedrooms, and a private deck and fenced backyard with a large 1.5 car garage. There was a new boiler put in in 2013, a near tear-off roof in 2011. All appliances included, zoned air conditioning, hot water heat. Finished basement. Priced at $279900. Listed by Michael Kurowski and co-listed by John Herman . Call John Herman at 847-847-4711 today for a personal tour.