This is What $299,000 Will Buy You

For $299,000, you could buy one of two comparably-priced homes. The first one is in La Grange Park, the second is in Western Springs.

1. 726 Forest Rd., La Grange Park: Priced at $299,000, according to listings.

This is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom single-family house built in 1922.

The home's updates include stainless steel appliance, granite counter tops, newer windons, boiler, tear-off roof, and 220 electric. Additionally, the home has a newer oversized two-and-a-half car garage. The home's full bathrooms have been renovated, and hardwood floors are located throughout the house. The fully-fenced yard also has a concrete patio.

Realtor source/information: Lisa Morrissy, Smothers Realty Group.

2. 4315 Western Ave., Western Springs: Priced at $299,000, according to listings.

This is a three-bedroom, one-and-a-half bathroom single-family house built in 1955.

The ranch-style house has refinished hardwood floors and a large kitchen. The home's family room opens to a knotty pine sun room with a vaulted ceiling and three skylights. Additionally, the home has newer windows and fresh interior paint, as well as a professionally-landscaped front and backyard.

Realtor source/information: Joe Thorne, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - La Grange.

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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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