Rockford, several Illinois cities round out bottom of US housing market top 300 list

The Forest City ranks 294th out of the nation's top 300 real estate markets, according to a study conducted by the personal finance website WalletH...

September 16, 2022
6:58 AM

The Forest City ranks 294th out of the nation's top 300 real estate markets, according to a study conducted by the personal finance website WalletHub.While putting together the list, WalletHub examined 17 key indicators, including median home price appreciation, median days on the market, housing affordability, and the market's home foreclosure rate.Rockford's foreclosure rate was among the 20 highest in the nation, the study found.Seven other Illinois cities were ranked among the nation's top 300 real estate markets including Naperville (190), Aurora (262), Waukegan (263), Elgin (277), Joliet (279), Chicago (282) and Peoria (300).

Ken DeCoster