This is What $250,000 Will Buy You

For $250,000, you could purchase one of two comparably-priced homes. The first one is located in Downers Grove, the second one in Woodridge.

1. 2713 63rd St., Downers Grove: Priced at $249,500, according to listings.

This is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom single-family house. The house sits on nearly one-half acre and was built in 1957.

The ranch-style house features an open floor plan with a cathedral ceiling, skylights and fireplace in the living room. The home's entertainment area features a bar, and the kitchen and bathrooms have been updated. Additionally, the house includes an over-sized shed and a newer roof.

Realtor source/information: Susan Hoffman, John Greene Realtor.

2. 2018 Clover Lane, Woodridge: Priced at $249,200, according to listings.

This is a two-bedroom, three-bathroom townhouse. The 1,820 square-foot house was built in 2000.

The townhouse includes a first-floor master suite, with a second-floor bedroom and bathroom. The house also includes a large loft/office that overlooks the living room with a vaulted ceiling and fireplace. The full basement is finished. A big-screen TV is included with the home.

Realtor source/information: Jerry Connolly, Coldwell Banker.

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Downers Grove // Darien // Lemont // Woodridge

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