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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$1,039,000

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...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 4.0
  • MLS 08789639

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$60,000

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...

  • Beds 1
  • Baths 1.0
  • MLS 08789662

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$179,000

1535 Park Avenue Unit 403, River Forest

GRACIOUS CONDO LIVES LIKE A HOME! Accessible downsizers dream w/nice layout & leaded glass in DR. Master suite w/make-up vanity & walk-in closet. Eat-in kitchen & centr...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 08787340

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$224,900

1521 Bonnie Brae Place Unit 2, River Forest

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

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 08785404

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$199,900

River Forest

Great end unit loaded with light. Exposure on all four sides. Courtyard building, 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths. Oak floors. Newly painted and stained floors. One car garage. V...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 1.1
  • MLS 08772225

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$959,000

River Forest

This beautiful new orleans influenced victorian is on one of rf's most picturesque blocks. Offers an expansive & elegant lr & dr, formal library, beautiful 2nd floor walk...

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 5.1
  • MLS 08770221

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$129,900

1424 Harlem Avenue Unit E, River Forest

2 bedroom 1.1 bath with basement / send your pre-approved / cash offers with pre-approval or proof of funds / 100% tax proration / no survey nor disclosures / fax all off...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 1.1
  • MLS 08770612

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$189,500

415 Franklin Avenue Unit 5C, River Forest

Abundant potential in this fifth floor tree top unit. Every room is well sized. Large master suite with 3 large closets. Open living room/dining room combo. Eat-in kitche...

  • Beds 2
  • Baths 2.0
  • MLS 08769239

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$588,000

107 Gale Avenue, River Forest

Designer has decided to move. The decision makes your move into this lovely 3 bedroom home a dream!Screened-in porch overlooks the back yard. Stunning fireplace captivate...

  • Beds 3
  • Baths 1.1
  • MLS 08767829

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$105,000

7221 Division Street Unit 1, River Forest

Spacious everything freshly painted 1 bedroom condo. Great convenient location. Private entrance. Ready to move-in., Garage parking, pets ok. Convenient to transportation...

  • Beds 1
  • Baths 1.0
  • MLS 08766278

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