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Super nice 2 story home! 3 oversized bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, massive main floor family room and full basement w/ large rec room. Located on quiet cul-de-sac in family friendly neighborhood. There is enough home to entertain the whole family! $115,000. Call Lynn Hermann at 872-9000 or 254-1840. A-1

4 bedrooms, 3 baths, over 2400 SF. 2 car garage too! Maple kitchen and 2 fireplaces. Located in Montgomery Hills Addition. Call Donna Munson at 872-9000 or 454-2223. A-2

RELAX and ENJOY the peace and quiet on this 2 acre ranch home. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, hardwood floors, Mt. Zion schools! Call Lisa Coffman at 872-9000 or 433-5081. A-3

WOW! Roof, windows, furnace, air, insulation, kitchen, bath, electrical, plumbing, carpet and vinyl all new in last 2 yrs. 2 car garage, covered patio and fenced yard. Call Donna Munson at 872-9000 or 454-2223. A-4

Check out this cute South Shores ranch. 2 bedrooms, updated bath, new kitchen w/ appliances and formal dining room. Full basement, 1.5 car garage and fenced yard. Priced to sell. Call Lisa Coffman at 872-9000 or 217-4335081. A-5

Spacious 5 bedroom home! 2 1/2 baths, huge laundry/craft room, newer roof and gutters in 2011. Sunroom patio and much more. Call Donna Munson at 872-9000 or 454-2223. A-6

REDUCED to $59,900. Seller wants an offer on this 3 bedroom home with small town schools. Kitchen w/ appliances. 2 car tandem garage. Park like back yard. Call Lisa Coffman at 8729000 or 217-433-5081. A-7

Forsyth ranch with full finished basement. Near park, walking & bike trail! All appliances stay, 2.5 baths. Call Donna Munson at 872-9000 or 4542223. A-8

WANT OR NEED A 4 CAR GARAGE? Call to see this maintenance free 2 bdrm home with wrap around porch. Spacious rooms. Nice kitchen. Small town schools. Call Lisa Coffman at 872-9000 or 217-433-5081. A-9

All brick ranch on large lot with 2 car attached garage. Spacious rooms, kitchen with all the appliances. Wonderful back yard with privacy fence. Call Lisa at 872-9000 or 433-5081. A-10

Unbelievable space!! Hardwood floors, 3 baths, new kitchen & great basement. Additional 2 car garage detached & a 2 car attached, 1.08 acres. Call Donna Munson at 872-9000 or 4542223. A-11

A-O District! 3 bedrooms with all new carpet and vinyl floor covering. Roof approx. 2 yrs old, all interior and exterior just painted – updated bath too. Call Donna Munson at 872-9000 or 454-2223. A-12

Over 3700 SF of living space! 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, built-ins, walkin closets, newer deck, new carpet & vinyl flooring. Interior and exterior just painted! Great view of creek and trees! Call Donna Munson at 872-9000 or 454-2223. A-13

Just listed! 3 bedroom ranch that has been well cared for and is in excellent condition. New carpet and new bath, neutral decor. Call Rodger Coventry at 454-4370 or 872-9000. A-14

3 bedroom South Shores Ranch with 1 car attached garage and a walk out basement. Beautiful hardwood floors. This is a must see! Priced $59,900. Call Lisa at 872-9000 or 433-5081. A-15

No steps! Maintenance free 2 bedroom with large living room and kitchen. Plenty of storage space. Great location. Asking $38,000. Call Lisa Coffman at 872-9000 or 217-433-5081. A-16

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WELCOME HOME! Spacious 2 story, 3 bedroom 2.5 bath home with 3 extra large bedrooms, 2 have walk-in closets! Great room on main floor opens into large kitchen with gigantic breakfast area. Formal living room for those special occasions. Full basement has very large rec room and plenty of storage. Great location East of Lake Decatur. Quiet culde-sac, great neighbors! $109,900

INDOOR CAMPER STORAGE for your RV! 36 X 60 building is totally finished with all the extras, plus 30 x 40 building with concrete floors. Sangamon Valley Schools! Tons of upgrades! 50 YEAR STEEL ROOF, gorgeous hardwood floors, extra nice kitchen, and full finished lower level. GOT TOYS? Like to tinker on cars and trucks? Almost an acre! Owner will Consider a Contract for Deed with 25% down. $219,900

GORGEOUS SHADOW LANE BI-LEVEL! Over 3000 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, oversized living room, main floor family room with brick fireplace. Huge rec room with large bar, PLUS possible 4th bedroom with 1/2 bath. All new carper, paint, roof and fireplace. A lot of home for the money! $135,000

TAYLORVILLE HOME! Extra nice turn of the Century home in a very nice area just West of town center. 3 large bedrooms, 1.5 baths, great room that is living and dining room combo. Gorgeous wood burning fireplace that was completely rebuilt and updated. Large enclosed front porch, fenced rear yard and a 2 car garage! Just $98,900


Seller will PAY 3% of buyers closing costs! EXTRA NICE 3 bedroom, 1 3/4 bath 2 story home. Large living room with fireplace and side door to enclosed screen porch. Nice sized dining room, lots of cabinets in the spacious kitchen, and rec room in basement plus possible 4th bedroom. This home is move in ready! Nice brick patio off back, and oversized 1 car garage Realtor Owned $38,900

HEY LOOK a 3 bedroom Bi-level in MT. ZION for under $80,000! Beautiful hardwood floors, NICE kitchen, large deck off back with view of the gorgeous ABV ground pool. Home needs updating, but fabulous neighborhoodlisted way below what others sell for in this area! Selling as-is, but yard is gorgeous, house needs cosmetics (roof). $78,900

INCOME PROPERTY! 4 Unit apartment complex w/new windows, updated carpeting, flooring, new siding and paint. 2 one bedroom units, 1 two bedroom unit and 1 efficiency apartment. 3 units leased (good tenants) and have almost a year left on every lease. Each unit has own heat and tenants will pay their own heat and power. Newly remodeled. $79,900 Seller will consider Contract for Deed with 20% down.

CLINTON SCHOOLS! Take a look at this updated 1.5 story home. STEEL ROOF on house and garage, updated kitchen, main floor master bedroom with private deck and full bath. Upstairs is a large family room, 2 big bedrooms and 2nd full bath. Directly across the street from the grade school! Garage has extra nice interior, with heat. This house is dirty and needs paint but a great deal for $63,900.

Darling 3 bedroom ranch close to Home Park. Antique wood burner in living room, nice kitchen with ceramic tiled floors, HUGE deck off back of house. Nice garage! Selling as-is, but this is a NICE HOME for only $46,900! Proof of funds with all offers.

ARGENTA! Cute 2 bedroom home that has trayed ceiling in living room, updated kitchen, nice jetted tub in bath room. Newer furnace and air. 4 CAR GARAGE. Selling as-is! $34,900

Brick country home on 1 ACRE. NO NEIGHBORS! 3 bedrooms 1.5 baths, nice kitchen. Large living room with fireplace and attached sunroom. Large rec room off back of house. Built in 1900, this home has a lot of style! Beautiful views. Needs TLC. Close to Allerton Park. $59,900 – proof of funds must come with all offers.

2 bedroom ranch with huge fenced yard, near Decatur Airport. Home has updated kitchen, nice floor plan and BEAUTIFUL lot. Needs TLC, but priced accordingly! $40,000

Great location, far east near Lake Decatur. 3 bedroom home with main floor family room, living room with fireplace, 2 baths. Needs TLC! $23,900

2 bedroom bungalow, needs work! Just a few blocks from DMH. Needs new roof! $4000. Nice lot, garage. Cash only!


3 bedroom ranch, full basement, fireplace, 2 car garage, needs TLC, WEST of Fairview Park. Clinton! huge 3 bedroom home w/enormous living room that features beamed ceiling and fireplace. West of town center. great neighborhood

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I love animals. God gave us dominion over them. That means He expects us to care for them and treat them humanely. Decatur and Macon County Animal Shelter and the volunteers there do an incredible job. They are some of the best people I've ever met. True heroes! Thank you shelter staff and volunteers! But, they need US to step up and adopt these beautiful souls. These dogs and cats need real HOMES and FAMILIES. They were not meant to stay in kennels and cages. In addition to the furbabies you see here there are several kitties in the cat colony that have been in the shelter for well over a year. PLEASE consider visiting the shelter, it's really a NICE place now, check out the dog runs while you are there, and be a hero to one of these animals that have been there so very long. You will be so glad you did! Like us on Facebook and message me that YOU are a hero! You just might be in next month's article!


Jamaica is a well mannered girl! She has been at the shelter since 12/16/12. Will you be the one to give Ms. Manners a chance?

Dora says come get me and we can explore together! She hasn't been able to explore outside the shelter since 1/22/13.

Honeycomb is an incredibly awesome girl! You really have to meet her! She's been waiting for her family since 9/7/12. That's a long wait. Are you the family that will hit the jackpot with this dog?

Kelso's intake date is 2/22/13. This awesome dog has not had a good life but he's ready for one now! Will you be the one to give him a great future?

Carole has been at the shelter since 12/3/12. She is a very silly girl who loves to be with people! Will you be her people?

Humphrey's intake date is 12/30/12. What a lover boy he is! Will you be the love of his life?

Gomer has been at the shelter since 8/21/12. He is a calm quiet sweetheart of a dog with a great heart! He says please come take me home, I will be a good boy!

Shania is a very sweet girl, see her making her sweet face? How can you resist? She's been there since 1/2/13. Crackerjack is a big teddy bear that has been there since 1/2/13. Won't you take him home to cuddle?

Moneypenny is a beautiful, sweet, calico. Can't decide what color cat you want? Get them all in one kitty! She's been waiting on her furever family since 3/19/13. Will you please take her home?

Reese is a bit camera shy and very BUSY! No I'm not choking him! Nobody got time for this picture taking stuff! He would rather go home with you. Are you his future? He's been waiting for you since 12/31/12.

Bess is a gold buff people lovin kitty. Who wants free hugs? She has been saving them up since 2/26/13.

Bella's name means beautiful and she sure is! Your life won't be boring with a tortoiseshell kitty in the house! Will you make a lap and sit a spell with this bewitching little vixen? Waiting since 3/13/13

Rascal is a beautiful gold buff boy with striking gold eyes. Who wouldn't want to look into those eyes daily? He's been waiting for you since 9/22/12.

Zoey is one GORGEOUS girl! She has been at the shelter since 1/30/13. Can she be your eye candy?

Taraji wants to know 'Are you lonely?' Ninja kitty to the rescue! She LOVES being held and will end your lonely days and nights. She's been looking for her furever lap since 1/4/13.

Heineken is the purrfect cat to adopt during Oktoberfest! Will you come get him so you can celebrate together? He's been on the wagon since 10/15/12.

Randy has been at the shelter since 1/2/13. A great dog looking for his furever home! Is it you?

Miranda is a sweet gentle baby that has been waiting since 12/27/12. Will you be her friend?

Hattie is drop dead GORGEOUS and has personality plus! Will you be the family that helps her blow this joint? Yes? Hats off to you! She has been waiting a very long time, since 8/15/12.

Elliot has the sweetest face, he wanted his nose in the camera for a head shot to show it to you! He's ready to sweeten up your life, please go spring him from the joint! He's been waiting since 9/19/12.

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Fall Cleaning Checklist Inside Your House • Wash all windows – Use glass cleaner and wipe down with a micro-fiber cloth. Pick a cloudy day so you can better see any streaks. • Vacuum dusty canvas, cotton, and treated fabric blinds – Use a low setting with a brush attachment. Vinyl shades can be wiped down with a dampened micro-fiber cloth if they need a little more attention. • Clean the walls – Dust, wash, rinse, and dry painted or wood-paneled walls. • Clean ceiling-mounted light fixtures. • Vacuum and spot-clean upholstered furniture and cushions – Deep-clean if necessary. • Wipe down the kitchen cupboards - Empty them, wash them down, replace liners (if you use them), de-clutter, and re-organize. • Dust off the refrigerator condenser coil - Use your vacuum’s brush attachment and gently vacuum it. • Shampoo the carpets – Have carpets professionally cleaned if needed. • Evaluate any wooden floors – Have scratched or dull wood floors professionally scuff-sanded and recoated, or completely refinished. • Organize the closets. • Test smoke and carbon monoxide detectors – Or install them, if you haven’t yet. • Replace the furnace filter – If you haven’t changed your furnace filter within the past three months, do so now. • Sweep the chimneys. • Have the wood-burning fireplace and stove flues and chimneys professionally inspected and swept. • De-clutter and clean out the attic.

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It is time for the owners to downsize. Don't miss this opportunity to own this wonderful piece of real estate! Real Estate Auction will sell at the property address. The 3,244 sq. ft. beautiful ranch home has 8 rooms and features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a 2 car attached garage, forced heat/ central air, asphalt drive and large deck. The home is situated on 25.7 acres (+ or -) and includes a 9-hole golf course, timber ground, large pond and a 50 x 60 post frame building. Wildlife abounds in this exceptional country location.

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2021 Southeast County Line Road, Argenta, Illinois

A beautiful home in the country will sell at auction at the property address. Enjoy country living in Cerro Gordo School District. Located 5 miles south of Cerro Gordo on the County Line Road at the corner of Ocean Trail Road and County Line Road. Beautifully remodeled 1,750 sq. ft. ranch home is situated on 1.4 acres and includes a 45 x 90 post frame building w/full concrete floor. Home features an attached garage w/built in storage, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, large new kitchen, dining room, gas fireplace, one bath and walk-in closet are off the master bedroom. New paint and new floors make this home ready for new owners. Other information: new roof, furnace and air conditioner in 2005; Andersen Windows, maintenance free vinyl siding, very good well and septic system. All new appliances stay in the kitchen. Open House: Sunday, October 20 from 2-4pm AND Friday, October 25, 2013 from 5-6 pm

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This Nice 3-Bedroom home is located on a large lot. The home has an attached Breezway and Garage and is in need of some repair. This is a great starter home or a "fixer-upper" to re-sell or rent.

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Saturday, November 16 at 10am 12 South Court Drive, Decatur

The sale will begin with Personal Property at 10am and the Real Estate will sell at 11am. All Appliances stay in this beautiful stone front, vinyl sided maintenancefree home located on a 1/2 acre (+ or -) nicely landscaped lot in a very nice neighborhood. The home features 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, 2-car attached garage which includes extra storage and a large workshop area behind the garage approx. 12 ft. by 22 ft. Other details: Enclosed back patio, concrete drive, F/A & C/A, outside storage building, all window treatments stay. Open House: Sunday, October 27 from 2-4pm

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ALMOST COUNTRY Treed 1/2 acre building lot. Property has electric, well and septic. $15,000. Call Sandy for directions at 201-5306!

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Large fenced yard (190 feet deep) 2 car garage with workshop. Newer roof. $55,900. Call Sandy for appointment at 201-5306

Sunset views await you! 1/2 acre lot overlooking the lake – perfect for walk-out basement. DOCK provided! Call Sandy to see!

BANK OWNED – 3 or 4 bedrooms. 2 baths, 1,663 sq. ft. Selling AS–IS! $17,900. Call Sandy for directions at 201-5306

SMALL TOWN Step back in time! Original Oak woodwork, pocket doors, 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, central air, 2 car garage. Call Sandy to see at 201-5306!

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NEW LISTING! South Shores Move in Ready 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bath 17 acres MTZ Wooded with Stream Large Building Sites

Debra Waks

Dennis School – Move in Ready 5 Bedrooms, 2 bath NEW Windows, Kitchen & Bathrooms 3rd Floor Attic

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Mortgage Banker 217.875.5870 ext: 200

Melanie Binder

Mortgage Banker 217.875.5870 ext: 205

CALL US TODAY! Debra Waks (NMLS: 188784) and Melanie Binder (NMLS: 189257) are agents of Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp. dba 1st Advantage Mortgage an Illinois Residential Mortgage Licensee (#MB.0004263 NMLS:2551) located at 701 E. 22nd St. Suite 125, Lombard, IL 60148. Telephone 630-376-2100. Regulated by IDFPR, 122 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60603. Telephone: 312-793-3000.

1610 E. Pershing Rd. Decatur

Brenda Hite

Cell 454-3301 • Office 875-5333


GREAT STARTER HOME in Blue Mound on double lot. 2 bedrooms, living room, and formal dining room. Vinyl siding, central air. ONLY $49,900

MAROA! Custom built home on 5 acres, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large wrap-a-round porch, 2.5 car garage, 3 stall horse barn built-in 2000, 24 x 36 studio w/bath, air & heat. ONLY $239,000

SHARP 3 BEDROOM RANCH on 1/2 acre yard. Newer oak kitchen with appliances. Newer windows. Dining room w/door to deck. Huge living room, 2.5 car attached garage + small shed. Close to Lake. $99,900!

Brick ranch w/over 2000 sq. ft. Full basement w/finished "man cave." Formal dining room and living room. Family room w/fireplace. Oak Kitchen, surround sound, sprinkler system covered patio and attached garage. Move-in condition. $169,900

NORTH END SPACIOUS 3 bedroom bi-level with family room, living room, and formal dining room. Kitchen w/appliances. 2.5 car garage and big deck. ONLY $99,900

REDUCED! Lake front log cabin on 2 acres, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 2 story great room, huge deck, 2 sheds, 2.5 car attached garage, dock, and pool. Feels like a private resort! Only $244,000!

REDUCED! $299,900 – FORSYTH! 4 bedroom, 5 bath 2 story. Finished basement. Formal living & dining room. Family room w/FP, huge eat-in kitchen w/appliances, island and pantry. Inground pool, large fenced patio and 3 car garage.

10 ACRES OF TIMBER IN THE CITY! Over 4300 sq. ft. home, 4 bedrooms w/options for 2 more. Finished basement, huge master bedroom w/balcony over looking timber. Screened porch, 3 car garage.

Gdh october 2013