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Springfield IL Real Estate

Springfield IL History 

Springfield, Illinois, the state capital and former home of Abraham Lincoln, enjoys a multifaceted and fascinating history. Since its founding in the early 1800s, Springfield has been a diverse area with many industries and attractions, as well as a melting pot of populations.Springfield Real Estate

By the start of the Civil War, the population was 10,000. It now stands at over 200,000 people in the metropolitan area alone. Springfield began as a coal mining town, but is now known for its manufacturing jobs as well as its agricultural and cattle industries. Springfield is an active and ever-growing city located in the heart of the state, only three hours from Chicago. 

Springfield IL Homes for Sale

Springfield real estate options from The Real Estate Group vary depending on area. Many of the available Springfield homes for sale are midsize to large dwellings between 2,000 and 7,000 square feet. These homes normally contain anywhere from two to six bedrooms and at least two full bathrooms, though smaller homes are always available. We at the Real Estate Group can help you find Springfield homes, as well as land and commercial buildings of various types and sizes.

Springfield boasts a lovely climate with an average yearly temperature of 63 degrees. In the warmer months, many Springfield residents enjoy hiking, golfing, gardening, and visiting local botanical gardens. The Adams Wildlife Sanctuary provides a unique opportunity for hikers to experience all Springfield’s natural wonder in forty unspoiled acres of wood and prairie. With an average snowfall of 22 inches per year, Springfield is also a great location for fun family winter activities.

Springfield IL Recreation 

Springfield home buyers who are sports fans can root for their favorite amateur teams, including the Springfield Sliders semi-pro baseball team or the Springfield Foxes in semi-pro football. Theatre enthusiasts enjoy productions at the Springfield Theatre Center and Theater in the Park at New Salem. Art connoisseurs can browse through several visual art galleries and purchase local art for their new homes prepared by 60 local artists from the Studio on 6th.

Civil War history buffs will find plenty to do and see in Springfield. The Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, and Lincoln Tomb are all located here. The Looking for Lincoln Heritage Coalition (LFLHC) helps us connect Springfield natives and visitors with the Lincoln family’s history through the cooperation of several small rural communities. Springfield also shows great pride in all its public servants and veterans, with the Fire Museum, Police Officers’ Memorial, Illinois State Military Museum, and several memorials dedicated to the veterans of specific wars.

Springfield IL Education

Springfield’s education system is one of the largest and most diverse in the state, boasting more than ten elementary schools, seven middle schools, three high schools, and several alternative options. Springfield, Illinois, also has an Early Learning Center serving pre-K students who are “at risk” or have been screened for special education eligibility.

Springfield IL Real Estate

Community Listings

Average List Price: $183,087
Average Days on Market: 143

Total Properties Found: 688

1622 Cornell Springfield, IL
2 beds , 1 baths  |  800 square feet  |  MLS #: 174607
1130 N 10TH ST Springfield, IL
2 beds , 1 baths  |  1,164 square feet  |  MLS #: 175340
317 N WESLEY ST Springfield, IL
3 beds , 2 baths  |  975 square feet  |  MLS #: 176956
528 BROAD PL Springfield, IL
2 beds , 1 baths  |  910 square feet  |  MLS #: 175473
1123 E Reservoir Street Springfield, IL
2 beds , 1 baths  |  1,100 square feet  |  MLS #: 175639
109 W VINE ST Springfield, IL
3 beds , 2 baths  |  1,210 square feet  |  MLS #: 175170
1012 N. 12th STREET Springfield, IL
2 beds , 1.5 baths  |  1,472 square feet  |  MLS #: 166603
1710 MOFFAT AVE. Springfield, IL
3 beds , 1 baths  |  1,144 square feet  |  MLS #: 172930
428 W Cook Street Springfield, IL
3 beds , 2.5 baths  |  1,680 square feet  |  MLS #: 170218
405 W Lake Shore Dr. Springfield, IL
3 beds , 2 baths  |  1,433 square feet  |  MLS #: 173165
926 W GOVERNOR ST Springfield, IL
4 beds , 2 baths  |  1,700 square feet  |  MLS #: 174334
1977 E CONVERSE ST Springfield, IL
2 beds , 1 baths  |  990 square feet  |  MLS #: 174628