This is What $125,000 Buys You

Looking to stretch a tight budget? Come take a peek inside two comparably priced homes, one in Chicago's Morgan Park neighborhood and the other in Oak Lawn. Both are selling for about $125,000.

1. 11521 S. Church St., Chicago. Asking price: $120,000, according to realtor listings.

This is a 1.5-story, three-bedroom home located in Chicago's Morgan Park neighborhood. It has 1.5 bathrooms and 1,400 square feet of living space.

The home features an enclosed porch that warms in the western afternoon sun. It has a large, unfinished basement and a second-floor loft that could be used as a fourth bedroom.

The home was built in 1899. It is close to the Metra/Rock Island train station. The kitchen measures 17x11 and has ample table space.

2. 4331 Kathleen Lane, Oak Lawn. Asking price: $125,000, according to realtor listings.

This is a 1.5-story brick home that features a fireplace in the family room. It has three bedrooms, three bathrooms and 972 square feet of living space.

The home, built in 1954, has a formal dining room, hardwood floors, an eat-in kitchen and ceramic tiles in the bathrooms. It has a finished basement and a deck overlooking a large back yard.

The home is close to public transportation, parks and schools.

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

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