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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Real estate values on the rise in Park Forest

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The prices of houses have continued to rise steadily in Park Forest over the last several years. In 2022, the average selling price of the real estate transfer tax stamp was $129,960. 

Larrie Kerestes, the community development director, said this...

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Village of Park Forest - Top Story News
Posted on: December 7, 2022

Honoring Larrie Kerestes on 40 years of service

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The saying goes, "if you find a job that you love, you'll never work another day in your life." That rings true for Larrie Kerestes, who's worked for the Village of Park Forest for more than 40 years. Kerestes was honored at Monday night's Villa...

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Village of Park Forest - Top Story News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Building Department operations limited during stay-in-place order

As of April 1, 2020

Due to the Governor’s shelter in place order Park Forest’s Village Hall is closed to the public. Building Department services have been suspended or altered until the order is lifted. During this time the Building De...

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Village of Park Forest - Building Department / Community Development