River Forest Real Estate

River Forest is directly west of its sister village - Oak Park. They share a high school and several business districts transverse the villages. The village of River Forest has about 1/2 of the area (2.5 square miles) and 1/4 of the number of residents (<12,000). It is a great option for those looking for a neighborhood with great access to Chicago.

River Forest features larger lot sizes and fewer homes per block on average than Oak Park.  The housing stock here was primarily built in the 1920s - 1940s but many new homes were recently built during the recent housing boom when smaller ranch homes and the like made way for larger estates. River Forest has many beautiful homes and on any given block you will see many different vintage styles.  You can search River Forest Homes through the box at the top of this page.

People buy homes in River Forest due to it's convenient access to the city of Chicago, stylish homes and excellent public schools.  District 90 recently received the SchoolSearch Bright A+ award for academic excellence.  They have won the award in each of the last 13 years and is given to Illinois schools that fall in the top 5 percent of the state academically.

River Forest Public School District 90 serves grades K-8 through three schools: Lincoln (K-4)Willard (K-4) and Roosevelt (5-8). Current total enrollment is around 1,350.

Newest River Forest Real Estate Listings

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1040 Monroe Avenue, River Forest

CLASSIC BRICK TUDOR IN SAME FAMILY FOR 52 YRS has matching 3 car gar w/slate roof. Fabulous costmetic restoration project. Sunken LR w/beam ceil & wd burning FP. Abundant...

  • Beds4
  • Baths2.2
  • MLS08804187

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7206 Oak Avenue Unit 2SW, River Forest

THIS IS A FANNIE MAE HOMEPATH PROPERTY. Spacious 1 bedroom condo great space for first time home buyer, empty nester or student. CTA & Pace bus at the corner, 2 blocks to...

  • Beds1
  • Baths1.0
  • MLS08803761

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7206 Oak Avenue Unit 1SE, River Forest

Great Location! Easy access ground floor unit in River Forest. Easy access to all public transportation. Walk to Metra, EL, and downtown shops & restaurants...1 bedroom/1...

  • Beds1
  • Baths1.0
  • MLS08803421

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732 Ashland Avenue, River Forest

Attention -- great opportunity for rehabber!! Choice location on one of the most beautiful tree-lined streets in the village!! Center of river forest historical district ...

  • Beds4
  • Baths1.1
  • MLS08799523

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1535 Park Avenue Unit 505, River Forest

Well maintained condo located in desirable elevator building in River Forest. Warm & inviting open living space included parquet floors throughout. Master bedroom & doubl...

  • Beds2
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS08798682

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1419 Park Avenue, River Forest

Treasured Tudor on Tree-Lined Street with Great Light & Space! Stylish Circular Floor Plan is Perfect for Entertaining & Enjoy Mornings in Breakfast Room. Loads of Improv...

  • Beds3
  • Baths2.1
  • MLS08795786

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7206 Oak Avenue Unit 2SE, River Forest

Not a short sale or foreclosure, fast close. Great location, near transportation, shopping & entertainment. This unit is a corner unit situated on the second floor with ...

  • Beds1
  • Baths1.0
  • MLS08794474

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115 Keystone Avenue, River Forest

Well Equipped and Spacious Home in the Woodsy And Quiet Setting of River Forest. Convenient to Transportation & Recreation. Open Layout, 5 Bedrooms + Office, 4 Full Baths...

  • Beds5
  • Baths4.0
  • MLS08789639

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1521 Bonnie Brae Place Unit 2, River Forest

Spacious, stylish & contemporary condo in move in condition. Top floor unit with washer/dryer, central air, and 2 exterior parking spaces. Eat in kitchen with newer appli...

  • Beds2
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS08785404

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