The city of Palos Hills, Illinois is located in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed environment will enjoy Palos Hills. There are a few public green spaces close by for residents to visit, including Krasowski Park and Aspen Park, which results in them being very easy to reach from most locations within this city. Most areas in this city are reasonably quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic.
In Palos Hills, roughly 40% of the dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area also has quite a good choice of housing sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 80% of the population of this city own their home while renters make up the remainder. A majority of the houses available in the housing market in this city were built in the 1960s and 1970s, when most of the housing growth took place.
It is a rather short walk to access primary schools from most houses for sale in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area. However, there are only a few high schools and therefore they can be a long walk away. Property owners have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. As far as eating is concerned, reaching the nearest grocery store on foot is possible for some, but not all, home buyers in Palos Hills. There are also a few choices for those who care about restaurants and cafes within walking distance.
The preferred transportation option in Palos Hills is usually a car. It is very convenient to come across a place to park. On the other hand, the public transit service in Palos Hills is not very frequent. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines crossing the city, and bus stops are not very far away from most residences. Most houses for sale in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area are located in places that are not very suitable for walking because few daily needs can be carried out on foot.