Jul 28, 2014
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This is What $300,000 Will Buy You

For $300,000, you could buy one of two comparably-priced homes. The first is in Bolingbrook, the second is in Plainfield.

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1. 213 Edinburgh Ct., Bolingbrook: Priced at $300,000, according to listings.

This is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 2,629 square-foot single-family home built in 1988.

The home, which backs to a forest preserve, has vaulted ceilings, a newer furnace, central air conditioning, roof and heated garage with three spaces. The master suite has a private deck.

Realtor source/information: Kimberly Thurm, Koenig & Strey.

2. 13239 Allyn St., Plainfield: Priced at $300,000, according to listings.

This is a five-bedroom, three-bathroom 2,800 square-foot single-family home built in 2004.

The home includes a three-and-a-half car finished garage, a nine-foot basement with rough-in, a two-story foyer and family room, tray ceilings and a gas start, wood-burning fireplace. Additionally, the home's kitchen has hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, maple cabinets, granite counters and a center island. The home also has a first-floor laundry/mud room with ceramic floors.

Realtor source/information: Maribeth Tzavras.

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Plainfield // Romeoville // Bolingbrook

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