As a Vernon Hills Realtor, I have helped many families relocating to Vernon Hills not only with finding a new home, but also by providing valuable information that will help them settle in and learn more about this wonderful community. As a life-long resident of the Chicago Northwest Suburbs, I’m excited to be able to create this resource and hope that it will help you get a feel for Vernon Hills and all that it has to offer. I also invite you to visit my website, www.vernonhills-homes-for-sale.com, for up-to-date restaurant reviews, community event information and my latest thoughts and musings on Vernon Hills.
Vernon Hills, a thriving and growing community in Chicago’s Northwest Suburbs, offers a wide variety of family-friendly activities, award-winning schools and housing. Just like real estate in other locations, it definitely is a buyer’s market in Vernon Hills. There are real estate opportunities in all facets of the community. If you are considering buying a single-family detached home, condominium, townhouse or land for a custom house, this is the time to take advantage of the real estate market. For current market conditions please call me at 847-602-5435.
Excellent shopping and recreational opportunities create a welcoming atmosphere for families and the location just minutes away from major highways and commuter trains provides an easy commute to Chicago and throughout the suburbs.
The Village of Vernon Hills
Virtual Guide of Vernon Hills– Wonderful, video tour book of Vernon Hills, IL provided by the Village of Vernon Hills.
Vernon Hills Government
Village of Vernon Hills website – Business, government and municipal information for the Village of Vernon Hills.
Vernon Hills Real Estate
Search for Homes – Current listings in the Vernon Hills, IL area
Compare Housing Prices Nationwide – Compare Vernon Hills area home prices to other communities in the Chicago Northwest Suburbs and across the country.
Transfer Taxes and Inspections – Details which communities in the Chicago Northwest Suburbs charge transfer taxes, how much and whether or not municipal inspections are required.
Vernon Hills Schools
Vernon Hills School Information – Links and information about the schools serving Vernon Hills
Commuting to Chicago
Metra – Commuter train service for Chicago’s Northwest Suburbs and surrounding communities. Information includes routes, schedules, fares and trip planners.
IDOT – The Illinois Department of Transportation provides traffic and road construction information.
Pace Bus – Suburban Chicago bus service. Information includes routes, schedules, fares and trip planners.
O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport – Latest information for O’Hare and Midway.
Shopping and Recreational Facilities
Golf Courses – A comprehensive listing of golf courses in the Vernon Hills area
Westfield Hawthorn Shopping Mall – 160 store shopping mall in Vernon Hills. Anchor stores include Macy’s, Carson Pirie Scott, JC Penney and Sears.
Vernon Hills Park District – Offers programs for all residents of Vernon Hills including summer camp, youth sports and senior activities.
Vernon Hills Family Aquatic Center – A water park in your own back yard! Includes a lazy river, enclosed body slide, sand play area and much more!
Vernon Hills Fitness Center and Gymnasium
Outdoor Ice Skating and Sled Hill
Indoor Ice Skating at The Glacier Ice Arena
Lifetime Fitness Center
Aspen Drive Library