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This is What $299,000 Buys You

For $299,000, you could purchase one of two comparably-priced homes. The first one is located in Oak Park, the second one in Forest Park.

1. 519 N. Taylor Ave., Oak Park: Asking $299,999, according to listings.

This is a four-bedroom, three-bathroom 2,198 square-foot home that features art influences.

The home features a built-in buffet, natural wood trim, hardwood floors, art glass windows and a brick fireplace.

The recently-remodeled kitchen has a large breakfast room. Additionally, the home has a large finished basement recreation room, as well as a full bathroom on each level.

Realtor listing source/information: Fred Podjasek, Gagliardo Real Estate.

2. 220 Des Plaines Ave., Forest Park: Asking $299,000, according to listings.

This is a two-bedroom, three-bathroom townhouse that features tall front windows and skylights.

The 2,192 square-foot home enters through a garden courtyard. The homes has two gas fireplaces, an upscale kitchen, front and rear decks, a den/office and a private, top-floor patio.

A heated 2 car garage is attached to the home.

Realtor listing source/information: Jim Deuel (855-218-7400), Gagliardo Real Estate.

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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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