Northbrook appreciation rates and housing market information
Northbrook housing market information
With 33,311 people, 12,642 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $460,350, Northbrook house prices are not only among the most expensive in Illinois, Northbrook real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Northbrook, accounting for 70.15% of the village's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Northbrook include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments (15.79%), row houses and other attached homes (12.23%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings (1.84%).
Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Northbrook. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 91.03% of Northbrook's homes, and 62.86% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.
There is a lot of housing in Northbrook built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Northbrook built between 1940-1969 (41.32%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later (9.61%). There's also some housing in Northbrook built before 1939 (3.43%).
Northbrook home appreciation rates
Northbrook's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Northbrook during the period has been just -2.00%, which is lower than 80% of US communities.
NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Northbrook's appreciation rate, at -0.07%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Northbrook's appreciation rate has been 0.46%, which annualizes to a rate of 1.86%.
Relative to Illinois, our data show that Northbrook's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in Illinois.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the village. Individual neighborhoods within Northbrook differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Northbrook - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 1990, to assist you in making the best Northbrook real estate investment or home purchase decisions.