This is What $125,000 Buys You

One home is vintage 1917. The other has undergone extensive rehab. Both are selling for about $125,000. Do you have a favorite?

1. 1300 Schilling Ave., Chicago Heights. Asking price: $125,000, according to realtor listings.

This is a two-story brick home built in 1917. It has four bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms and 2,860 square feet of living space.

The home features original hardwood floors, molding and trim. It period lighting fixtures, five-panel doors, a claw bathtub and an ice/milk/cream holding cubicle in the kitchen. The home has an updated electric system and some newer windows.

The home has an eat-in kitchen, separate dining room, enclosed front porch and an unfinished basment. The master bedroom measures 19x14. The home sits on a lot that is 77x129.

2. 1929 W. 187th St., Homewood. Asking price: $122,900, according to realtor listings. Status: Contingent, short sale, foreclosure.

This is a two-story, three-bedroom home. It has three bathrooms and 1,506 square feet of living space. The home has undergone extensive rehab work in recent years.

Featured updates: Hardwood floors, newer appliances, ceramic tile, recessed lighting and ceiling fans. The home has a sunroom, private deck, storage shed and sits on a wooded lot that measures 68x298.

The master suite has a vaulted ceiling. The home was built in 1955. It has a one-car garage.

Realtor source/listing information: David J. Cobb, RE/MAX All Properties.

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