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This is What $250,000 Will Buy You

For $250,000, you could buy one of two comparably-priced homes. The first one is in La Grange, the second in Western Springs.

1. 444 S. Catherine Ave., La Grange: Priced at $250,000, according to listings.

This is a two-bedroom, one-bathroom single-family home that was built in 1892.

The remodeled Historic District farmhouse includes a renovated kitchen that has granite counter tops, a breakfast bar, new appliances and a custom tile floor. The living room, dining room and both bedrooms have new hardwood floors.

The bathroom has a stone tile floor and custom fixtures, and the house also has enclosed front and back porches. Additionally, the house has a new roof, siding, gutters, windows and driveway.

Realtor source/information: Joe Thorne, Coldwell Banker.

2. 4328 Western Ave., Western Springs: Priced at $249,900, according to listings.

This is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom townhome.

The split-level townhome includes a formal living room and dining room, an ea-in kitchen, and updated baths with Kohler fixtures and ceramic tiles. Additionally, the home has oak floors, a private paver brick patio and pergola.

The home also has new windows throughout, new siding, gutters and hot water heater, as well as a tear-off roof.

Realtor source/information: John Kross, (855) 824-4672.

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La Grange and La Grange Park // Western Springs

Out of these two homes, which one would you buy? In the comments, tell us how your house hunt is going. Those selling homes can use Patch to help spread the word.

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