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For much of Starved Rock Country, 2021 has been a good year for home sales.

According to numbers from the Illinois REALTORS, more than 1,000 homes have been closed on through October of this year in La Salle County. It's nearly a 2 percent increase from last year. The median sales price of a home in La Salle County is $140,000, about 4 percent higher than a year ago.

In Bureau County, nearly 300 homes have been closed on so far this year. The number is up by more than 7 percent. The median sales price of a closed sale home this year in Bureau County is up 7 percent at $110,000.

For Putnam County, 70 homes have been sold this year, about an 8 percent decrease from last year. The median sales price of Putnam County homes is $140,000, down about 8 percent from 2020.

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