Q4 real estate sales report: South Shore
From October to December, 73 homes sold in South Shore for a median price of $115,000. That's 15 percent higher than median home sale prices for the fourth quarter of 2017.
In the fourth quarter, 7 homes in South Shore were in foreclosure.
Median property tax for homeowners in South Shore was $2,693.27 in 2017 according to tax data from that year. That means homeowners pay 2.7 percent of their home's value in taxes.
Statewide, Illinois homeowners pay an effective property tax rate of 2.2 percent, according to a 2017 property tax analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions, ranking it second among U.S. states and the District of Columbia.