This is What $200,000 Buys You

For about $200,000, you could purchase a home in Chicago Heights with an above-ground pool in the back yard or a home in Homewood in the Dolphin Lake Subdivision. Does one suit your needs?

1. 785 Alice St., Chicago Heights. Asking price: $179,000, according to realtor listings.

This is a two-story Cape Cod-style home. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The home was built in 1923. It is being sold with an adjacent lot.

The home features an updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, new cabinets and Corian countertops. It comes with an 18x36 above-ground pool, hot tub and deck in the back yard.

The master bedroom measures 11x15. The home comes with a heated garage and sits on a lot that measures 230x160.

2. 2737 Caroline Drive, Homewood. Asking price: $175,000, according to realtor listings.

This is a tri-level with three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and 1,580 square feet of living space. It was built in 1964. The home features hardwood flooring in the dining room and two bedrooms. It comes equipped with a new roof, new AC unit, new windows and new siding.

The home has a wall of windows in the living room, an extra-wide staircase and an eat-in kitchen. The master bedroom measures 14x13.

This home is located in the Dolphin Lake Subdivision.

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

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