Real Estate Transactions
The Finance Department issues all required Real Estate Transfer stamps for sales of property in the Village.
Village ordinance requires the purchase of a Real Estate Transfer Stamp for any property sold. The rate of this tax is $3.00 per $1,000.00 of value for each transfer. Requirements for purchase of the stamp are: payment of all water and sewer bills and assessments and penalties due to the Village; completion of the Village’s Real Estate Transfer Tax Declaration form; and, a copy of the State of Illinois Real Estate Transfer Declaration.
Some transactions are exempt. These include when you sell your principle residence in Streamwood, to purchase another principle residence in Streamwood. For questions or further information regarding Real Estate Transfer Stamps, please call the Finance Department at (630) 736-3844.
Real estate assessment services are provided by Hanover Township, through the Cook County Assessor's Office. Real estate taxes are collected by the Cook County Treasurer. Questions on your current year’s tax bill should be directed to the Cook County Treasurer's Office at (312) 443-5100. For information on past years or delinquent tax bills, contact the Cook County Clerk's Office at (312) 603-5645.