Explore life in Algonquin & LITH, IL

The Algonquin village is known as "The Gem of the Fox River Valley", referring to the location of its downtown. Lake in the Hills was once a sleepy lakeside village of cottages and small ranches, its population skyrocketed as developers flocked to the area in the 1990s.

Established in 1890 and known for it's classic charm, the village is making the transition into a major regional hub, as it has experienced considerable suburban growth over the past 20 years. Now stretching all the way west to the busy Randall Road corridor, Algonquin has become a major commercial center, with popular shopping centers and restaurants. Additionally, the village continues to see considerable residential growth. With this growth, the village has managed to increase the commercial tax base, preserve its character and history, and substantially increase its recreational offerings and quality of life.

Get to know Algonquin & LITH, IL

Swipe below to see just a few of the great things Algonquin and Lake in the Hills has to offer you and your family. 

School Report

Go beyond test scores and get a snapshot of the Algonquin and Lake in the Hills, Illinois public school report.

Local Parks

Choose from one of the eight local parks that Algonquin has to offer. Whether it to be playing on the playground equipment, splashing around at the local pool or a nice family picnic. Lake in the Hills is home to 34 parks. Many of which include playgrounds and swimming areas.

Local Libraries

Choose from not one, but two local Algonquin libraries. These are great family destinations for knowledge , entertainment, and a sense of community. There are more than just books and movies. Technology equipment to check out is also an option, including STEM kits, Roku's and Go-Pro's. This library can be used by LITH residents as well.

Algonquin/ LITH Chamber

Your local Algonquin/Lake in the Hills Chamber of Commerce is the go to guide when moving to the area. It's your source for local entertainment, dinning and shops. Bringing business and community together.

Local Utilities

Get instant access to Algonquin, IL utility companies to help prepare you for your move.

The Tools to Help You Find Your Home

Buying and selling a home can be one of the most exciting experiences of your life. This can be true whether you’ve purchased several homes or you’re preparing to buy for the first time. With the right support system and the help of a Karen Goins, your trusted RE/MAX® professional, you can make the most informed decisions.


Once you’ve defined your home search goals, discussed them with Karen, your RE/MAX agent, and have spoken with a mortgage professional to see what your buying power is — you’re ready to find your dream home! In addition to my local knowledge as a real estate agent, I offer online tools that can help make your initial search as easy as possible.


Find a Home Using My Interactive Map Search

I know that location plays an important role in the home buying process. Use the map search available on my website to view homes located in or near the area you love.


Get to Know the Neighborhood

Feel confident and informed about your neighborhood choice! On any listing page, you can learn more about the communities you are interested in, including a breakdown of the local population, school ratings and more.


Create an Account on My Website

Sign up for an account on my website to save searches, favorite homes you love, receive real time property alerts, and more!


Download My RE/MAX Mobile App

Available for iOS and Android devices, my app brings the same experience found on my website to your smartphone or tablet. Save searches, favorite listings and schedule showings — all while on the go!

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