This is What $499,000 Will Buy You

For $499,000, you could purchase one of two comparably-priced homes. The first one is located in Oswego, the second one in Yorkville.

1. 6 Century Ct., Oswego: Priced at $499,000, according to listings.

This is a six-bedroom, four-bathroom single-family house. The 4,301 square-foot home was built in 1990.

The three-floor home includes three fireplaces, a large kitchen, an indoor pool and hot tub and a wet bar. It also has a projection room located over the four-car garage. Additionally, the home has hardwood floors and a natural wood trim.

Realtor source/information: Michele & Don McComb, Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell - Yorkville.

2. 623 White Oak Way, Yorkville: Priced at $499,900, according to listings.

This is a four-bedroom, four-bathroom single-family house. The 3,939 square-foot home was built in 1999 and sits on three-quarters of an acre.

The home includes a covered front porch, oak doors, crown molding, beams and trim. Additionally, the home's kitchen has oak cabinets, granite counters, upgraded appliances and a pantry. The home also includes a breakfast room, a formal dining room and a bayed family room with brick.

Realtor source/information: The Kelly Michelson Team, Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell.

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Oswego // Yorkville // Montgomery

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.

Carol Anaski-Figurski November 02, 2012 at 11:34 PM
Did the price of homes drop 150,00. due to the economy factor?
FreeFromtheMan November 15, 2012 at 09:48 PM
Uh No, they were inflated by more than that due to the housing bubble! They are getting closer to fair market value but not quite there yet.


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