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This is What $279,000 Will Buy You

For between $269,000 and $279,000, you could purchase one of two comparably-priced homes. The first is located in Darien, the second is in Lemont.

1. 524 70th Ave., Darien: Priced at $269,900, according to listings.

This is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom single-family house. The 1,550 square-foot house was built in 1968.

The split-level home, located on a cul-de-sac, has hardwood flooring under the carpet in the living, dining and bedrooms. The two bathrooms are updated, and the family room has a fireplace. The home's siding and roof is in new condition, and the kitchen is all-white.

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

2. 680 Tomaszewski St., Lemont: Priced at $279,900, according to listings.

This is a four-bedroom, three-bathroom single-family house built in 1988.

The home's kitchen has stainless steel appliances and a large eating area. The master suite has a private bathroom, and the finished basement has a recreation room, an office, laundry room and a fourth bedroom. Additionally, the home has a deck, pergola and shed, as well as an over-sized two car garage. The roof was replaced in 2010.

Realtor source/information: Greg Mucha, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Homer Glen.

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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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