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This is What $100,000 Buys You

For about $100,000, you could buy a home in Oak Forest or another in Tinley Park. Do you like one over the other? Why?

1. 5031 Sunset Drive, Oak Forest. Asking price: $89,000, according to realtor listings.

This is a three-bedroom, 1.5 bathroom home. It has 1,142 square feet of living space. The home was built in 1962.

The home features a wood-burning stove in the family room, newer/updated windows and a rear patio off the kitchen. The master bedroom measures 13x12.

This home is located in El Vista South and sits on an irregular lot that measures 66x45x140x15x110.

2. 17233 Oriole Ave., Tinley Park. Asking price: $99,180, according to realtor listings.

This is a three-bedroom ranch-style home. It has one bathroom and 960 square feet of living space. The home was built in 1956. It sits on a lot that measures out to .45 acres—good for potential add-on construction.

The home features a main-level living room, 9x15 kitchen and a large back yard. The master bedroom measures 13x10.

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

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fonzie December 24, 2012 at 07:54 PM
For $100K, you could buy an Escalade for $55K to live in and $45K to buy a garage to park.
Titan Dad December 25, 2012 at 06:10 AM
and throw punches at chuck e. cheese, beautician graduations and odyssey c.c. weddings. 100 grand in tinley....come on! we re gonna be sauk village west next.
Patricia May January 15, 2013 at 03:15 AM
That Tinley house should be a tear-down.
Mike Fangman January 15, 2013 at 03:33 AM
The paneling and wallpaper in the living room in the Oak Forest house would definitely have to go. The house in Tinley is obviously meant for people who don't need a big house, like young single people or newlyweds or retired empty nesters.

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