The marketing time, expressed in days-on-market, is a measure of time between the date a house goes on the market and the day an accepted contract is reported in the MLS. Here are the reported marketing times for single family detached residences in Burr Ridge, Clarendon Hills, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Hinsdale, La Grange and Western Springs:

Burr Ridge. The homes have an average marketing time of 184 days.

Clarendon Hills. The homes have an average marketing time of 240 days.

Downers Grove. The homes have an average marketing time of 218 days.

Elmhurst. The homes have an average marketing time of 212 days.

Hinsdale. The homes have an average marketing time of 226 days.

La Grange. The homes have an average marketing time of 183 days.

Western Springs. The homes have an average marketing time of 230 days.

All in, the typical time frame between going on market and signing a sales contract is seven to eight months.