Evanston, Illinois — Northwestern University
Just 20 miles north of downtown Chicago, Evanston had 74 foreclosure
properties that sold in the first half of 2011 for an average sales
price of $190,930 — a discount of 47 percent off the average sales price of properties not in foreclosure that sold during the same time period.
Foreclosures accounted for 24 percent of all home sales during the first half of 2011 in Wildcat territory.