Obtain Information on Real Estate & Foreclosed Properties


You can see foreclosed properties, recent sales transactions, assessment records, and comparable properties in a neighborhood using these websites and databases.

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General Real Estate Sites

Web resourceCook County Tax Portal

Find information about Cook County properties compiled from the Assessor, Recorder of Deeds, and other County agencies. Search by PIN or address.

Available everywhere with your Skokie Public Library cardPublic Records Electronic Database

This database contains local public filings of new businesses, new homeowners, home foreclosures and sales, and bankruptcies in the Illinois counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will.
Skokie Public Library's guide to this database


Search the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) database or find information about financing or moving at this versatile website.

Web resourceTrulia

Trulia is an all-in-one real estate site that gives you the local scoop about homes for sale, apartments for rent, neighborhood insights, and real estate markets and trends to help you figure out exactly what, where, and when to buy, sell, or rent. You can also find a real estate agent, view prices of recently sold homes, and see home values in your community. Get advice and opinions from local real estate agents, brokers, and other local experts on Trulia Voices, Trulia's online real estate community.

Web is a powerful home valuation tool that offers free home valuations via an address search. Other information available included: value changes for each home, comparable area sales, satellite and aerial views, and individual home data.

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