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This is What $189,000 Will Buy You

For between $185,000 and $189,500, you could purchase one of two comparably-priced homes. The first is located in Downers Grove, the second is in Woodridge.

1. 6378 Prideham St., Downers Grove: Priced at $185,000, according to listings.

This is a three-bedroom, three-bathroom townhouse built in 1976.

The end-unit townhome's kitchen has corian counters, stainless steel appliances and back splash. The master suite has an updated bathroom with a new shower and surround. The home's first-level flooring is recently redone, and there is a fireplace in the living room. The townhouse also has a deck overlooking a private outdoor space.

Realtor source/information: Joe Patyk, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Hinsdale in the Village.

2. 2 Swallow Ct., Woodridge: Priced at $189,900, according to listings.

This is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom single-family house. The 1,800 square-foot house was built in 1978.

The ranch home's kitchen has maple cabinets, stainless steel appliances, a built-in wine rack, ambient lighting, a breakfast area and an eating area open to the family room. Additionally, the home has new lighting, flooring, paint and six-panel doors. It also has a backyard patio.

Realtor source/information: RE/MAX Professionals Select, (630) 904-6400.

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Downers Grove // Darien // Lemont // Woodridge

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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