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New Home Communities in Dekalb County

If you are searching for a new home, then look no further than DeKalb County, Illinois. Just an easy hour’s drive brings you to the nearby third most populated city in the United States, the metropolitan city of Chicago. As such, DeKalb County is able to offer to all residents the convenience of a modern city with the comforts of a relaxed mid-western American town.

DeKalb County has a total population of 105,160 as of 2010, incorporated 4 cities and several smaller villages. The county seat is Sycamore, and it has a population of 17,519 as of 2010. The history of DeKalb County dates back to 1834, when European settlements were established in the region mainly due to the abundance of food and water brought about by the many lakes and wooded areas within the region. Today, DeKalb County is recognised for its agricultural importance, and is credited for being the birthplace of the Farm Bureau Movement.

Education clearly has an important standing in the area. Public schooling began in DeKalb County as early as 1839. In 1895, the Northern Illinois University (originally Northern Illinois State Normal School) which is a public research University, was founded in DeKalb City, and is known today for its accomplished business, education and music programs, as well as the nursing and engineering courses.

Recreation is provided by the DeKalb Park District that has over 40 parks and multiple recreational facilities under its care. Residents can look forward to activities such as golfing, fishing and picnics, ensuring that there is something to do for both the young and old.

If you are looking for a great home in this wonderful county you should consider some of the latest developments by top builders like Ashton Woods Homes, Rockhaven Homes and Peachtree Communities. Top communities include RiverVista Estates, Turnbury Gates and Stoney Creek.



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    DeKalb County Communities

    North Grove Crossing by K. Hovnanian® Homes

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    K. Hovnanian® Homes in Sycamore, IL

    From $229,995 - $304,535

    853 Alden Drive
    Sycamore, IL 60178

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    8 homes match your search

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    Blackberry Creek by Ryan Homes

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    Ryan Homes in Elburn, IL

    From $214,900 - $263,760

    1182 A Sears Circle
    Elburn, IL 60119

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    3 homes match your search

    16.4 Miles Away

    Prairie Ridge by Ryan Homes

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    Ryan Homes in Hampshire, IL

    From $234,990 - $267,990

    541 Wild Prairie Pointe
    Hampshire, IL 60140

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    4 homes match your search

    18.8 Miles Away

    Hampshire Highlands by William Ryan Homes

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    William Ryan Homes in Hampshire, IL

    From $261,490 - $359,490

    442 Zachary Drive
    Hampshire, IL 60140

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    18.9 Miles Away

    Ponds of Stony Creek by Lennar

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    Lennar in Elgin, IL

    From $339,990 - $403,990

    1794 Coralito Lane
    Elgin, IL 60124

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    10 homes match your search

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    20.1 Miles Away

    Aspire at Churchill Farms by K. Hovnanian® Homes

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    K. Hovnanian® Homes in Plano, IL

    From $194,995 - $259,532

    312 Palomino Drive
    Plano, IL 60545

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    8 homes match your search

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    20.2 Miles Away

    Autumn Creek Townes by Pulte Homes

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    Pulte Homes in Yorkville, IL

    From $164,990 - $179,043

    1498 Orchid Street
    Yorkville, IL 60560

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    5 homes match your search

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    20.5 Miles Away

    Settlers Ridge by Pulte Homes

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    Pulte Homes in Sugar Grove, IL

    From $285,990 - $385,033

    1323 Cornell Circle
    Sugar Grove, IL 60554

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    10 homes match your search

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    20.5 Miles Away

    Grande Reserve by Pulte Homes

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    Pulte Homes in Yorkville, IL

    From $333,303 - $379,990

    2691 McLellan Boulevard (Selling from Settlers Ridge in Sugar Grove)
    Yorkville, IL 60560

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    2 homes match your search

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    20.5 Miles Away

    Lakewood Springs by M/I Homes

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    M/I Homes in Plano, IL

    From $196,990 - $256,990

    3908 Carey Street
    Plano, IL 60545

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    9 homes match your search

    21.3 Miles Away

    Top New Home Cities in DeKalb County

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    City Communities Average New Home Price
    Yorkville 8 $269,520
    Montgomery 3 $292,427
    Hampshire 2 $290,960
    Plano 2 $214,742
    Aurora 2 $257,026
    Saint Charles 1 $392,240
    Sycamore 1 $258,328
    Sugar Grove 1 $329,365
    Gilberts 1 $333,990
    Geneva 1 $377,490
    Batavia 1 $527,495
    Elburn 1 $218,945
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