Rent to Own Homes near Hickory Hills, IL

  • Just 15 miles from Chicago lies the city of Hickory Hills. Once called North Palos, this area was rich in natural resources and provided a home for native Americans. Named for its indigenous hickory trees, the area is home to over 15,000 residents who enjoy their proximity to Chicago as well as living in a community that prides itself on maintaining green spaces and parks for community enjoyment.

Check out over 300 Hickory Hills, IL rent to own homes for sale, which may include auction properties, for sale by owner, and more.

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Top 5 Reasons to Live in Hickory Hills, Illinois

  • Proximity to Chicago! Just half an hour from Hickory Hills, Chicago offers world-class amenities and cuisine that are second to none. Take in the views from the Skydeck of the 103 story Willis Tower, and be sure to stop at Lou Malnati's eatery for the town's favorite deep-dish pizza.
  • Enjoy a day in the park! With a total of seven parks to choose from, Hickory Hills has outdoor recreation covered. Kasey Park has year-round activities for young and old, with a splash pad for hot months and a sledding hill for snowy days. If that's not your cup of tea, the Kruger Park Recreation Center offers a fitness center and classes for resident health and well-being.
  • Take the train! One of the benefits of living in the greater Chicago area is the excellent public transportation. It's possible to live here even without an automobile. If you're taking the train into the city, the Metra Rail will pick you up at the Palos Heights Station, just near the Water's Edge Golf Club.
  • Rising home values! Home values in Hickory Hills have appreciated over seven percent in the last 12 months. When you're ready to invest in a rental property, take a look around the City Center, where you'll find the Pit Rib House and Alex's Marathon. The median home price here is over $250,000, which is about average for a town so close to the Windy City.
  • High rates of owner occupancy! A higher than average rate of home ownership here means that the Hickory Hills community is in demand, and that the resident population is stable. Vacancies here are low, but your best chances of finding your next rent to own home is by looking in the West 87th Street/South Kean Avenue neighborhood, where you'll also find Kruger Park and a convenient Walgreens.