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This is What $450,000 Will Buy You

For $450,000, you could buy one of two comparably-priced homes. The first one is in Western Springs, the second is in La Grange.

1. 4626 Harvey Ave., Western Springs: Priced at $449,900, according to listings.

This is a four-bedroom, three-bathroom 2,500 square-foot single-family home that was built in 1958.

The home includes a newly-updated kitchen with stainless steel applianes and granite counters. Its master bedroom has a large bathroom and walk-in closet, and the home also has a second family room/bonus room. The house also includes newer windows.

Realtor source/information: Christine Schiller Smessaert

2. 1101 S. Stone Ave., La Grange: Priced at $445,000, according to listings.

This is a three-bedroom, three-bathroom 1,743 square-foot house built in 1957.

The home includes flexicore construction, radiant heat, central air, and in-law arrangement with a handicap-accessible entrace and a circular drive. Additionally, the house includes an in-ground pool and a spa room.

Realtor source/information: The Westels

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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.

C Throckmorton November 16, 2012 at 01:00 PM
I would tell the people in Western Springs to check local comps and make sure they're asking enough.
Loretta Alonzo November 16, 2012 at 06:34 PM
The property at 4626 Harvey is not in Lagrange Park.
Lauren Williamson (Editor) November 16, 2012 at 08:23 PM
Good catch, Loretta! We've updated the post.

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