Life in Homer Glen
The Village of Homer Glen is the fourth largest precinct in Will County, and is over twenty square miles. The scenery mostly consists of pleasant wilderness – fields, meadows, and patches of native trees dot the bucolic landscape. The more rural Homer Glen homes for sale can sometimes have more than an acre of land a piece.
Homer Glen is the Safest Area in All of Illinois
The online Real Estate publication, Movoto, recently voted Homer Glen as the safest place to live in the entire state of Illinois, as reported by NBC. Once they crunched the numbers using statistical FBI crime reports, Movoto found that Homer Glen had lowest crime rate out of anywhere else in the state. If you are tired of the crime problems that plague some areas of Chicago, this may be your best alternative.
An Environmentally Progressive Area
Aside from being safe, the Village is also remarkably eco-friendly. The residents of Homer Glen care deeply about the environment, and are actively involved in a number of different environmental recycling projects and events, including educational seminars to promote environmental awareness to future generations. The Environmental Committee of Homer Glen has passed a number of different water resource management programs, tree preservation ordinances, and environmentally-conservative upgrades to the Village’s infrastructure (like replacing the street lights with newly-designed bulbs, for example), all efforts aimed at providing the highest living standards while protecting the environment.
These measurements will ensure the Homer Glen homes for sale will only increase in value over time.
Homer Glen also closely works together with its citizens on a number of different voluntary prairie and wetlands restoration projects.
That’s because some of the nature reserves in all of Will County reside in the Village of Homer Glen. One of them is Messenger Woods Nature Preserve:
• 406-acres permanently protected from environmental exploitation.
o Thick forests
o Midwestern prairies
o Exotic savanna
• Over sixty species of native bird species.
• Numerous picnic and camping facilities.
• A multipurpose nature trail that is over one mile long.
o Ideal for snowshoeing and skiing in the winter time!
Are Homer Glen homes for sale right for you?
Over eight-thousand homeowners reside in Homer Glen Village, and you can become one of them. If you are interested in learning more about Homer Glen homes for sale, I can help. Call me, Jack Gawron, at (708)302-9527 or visit my website so that my team and I can get started searching for homes for you today.