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Fe at ur i n g M c L e a n C o u n t y a n d S ur r o un d i n g A r e a s

Completely Remodeled from top to bottom!

606 S. McLean, Bloomington New Price! $109,900

Amazing updated home maintains its vintage feel from the hand carved wood banister to the high ceilings!

Courtney Boyd

BROKER, REALTORÂŽ

309-433-4048

courtneyremaxchoice@gmail.com

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NEW PRICE 2504 Keystone RD., BL $269,900

Large well maintained home located in desirable Eagle Ridge subdivision - Close to Tipton Park. Large formal living and dining rooms with hardwood floors. Spacious family room features hardwood floors, gas fireplace and built-in bookshelves. Great eat-in kitchen with lots of cabinets, granite c-tops, newer appliances and tile flooring (butler pantry between kitchen & dining room. Main floor laundry. Beautiful 4 seasons (with separate heating/cooling unit) has cathedral ceiling. Huge master suite measures 28x16 and features hardwood floors, vaulted and trey ceiling. Master closet measures approx 21x13. Master bath has 2 sinks, whirlpool tub/separate shower. Other 3 bedrooms up are spacious - 1 with a vaulted ceiling and 2 with walk-in closets. Partially finished basement with full bath, large family room and other room. Lots of storage. Updates include Furnace, A/C, water heater 2013. Microwave 2011, Refrigerator 2013, range/oven 2014.

3310 Crossgate Dr., BL $239,900

Well maintained 1.5 story home located in White Eagle South. Spacious 4 bedroom/3.5 bath home located on a quiet cul de Open floor plan 2 story living room with beautiful open staircase. sac in Pheasant Ridge neighborhood. Large eat-in kitchen with Living room features gas fireplace. Large eat-in kitchen with ceramic maple cabinets, ceramic tile flooring, stainless steel appliances, tile floor, lots of cabinets and all appliances remain. Door off kitchen breakfast bar and huge walk-in pantry that measures 13x6. leads to covered back porch. Main floor master bedroom with walk-in closet. Master bath has dual vanity sink, whirlpool tub and separate Kitchen is open to family room with gas fireplace and beautiful shower. Main floor laundry room. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms and another mantle. Nice formal dining room has chair rail and crown full bath. Finished lower level has a huge family room that measures molding. 4 nice sized bedrooms all with walk-in closets. Master bedroom measures 21x18 and has a coffered ceiling, walk-in 29x27 with a 7x7 nook. Zoned heating and cooling. closet and master bath with dual sink vanity, whirlpool tub and Fantastic floor plan and location! separate shower. Convenient 2nd floor laundry. Finished family room in the lower level and 3rd full bath plus ample storage area. 3 car heated attached garage, fenced backyard, nice front porch. Unit 5 schools (Prairieland Elementary)

Great location in Cedar Ridge close to elementary school. 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Attractive curb appeal with 2 car side load garage. Spacious living room is open to the family room. Nice eat-in kitchen with breakfast bar, pantry and all kitchen appliances remain. Main floor laundry. Master bedroom has walk-in closet and full bath. Partially finished basement with family room, bedroom and flex room. Rough-in for full bath. Fenced in backyard.

309 Granada, BL $199,900

Remarkable 4 bedroom/2 bath brick ranch conveniently located in Eastgate near shopping, businesses, restaurants and more. Completely remodeled. Spacious living room measures 20x13 and features a wood burning fireplace with built-ins and canned lighting. Beautiful kitchen with newer bamboo hardwood floors and stainless steel appliances. 4 bedrooms on the main floor including a master with 2 closets and full bath. Fully finished lower level with family room features luxury vinyl flooring and wet bar with quartz countertop. Other updates include all newer flooring throughout, light fixtures, back door, sliding glass door, front windows in living room, crown molding and fresh paint throughout. Beautiful fenced in backyard, deck and patio. High efficiency furnace and A/C. New water heater in 2009. Shows very nice.

408 Carol Ave., LeRoy $189,900

Great floor plan in Leroy. 4 bedrooms/2 full baths on the main level. Split master plan features the master bedroom, master bath and walk-in closet on one side of the home and 3 bedrooms and a 2nd full bath on the other side of the home. Master bedroom is spacious and measures 17x15 and includes a walk-in closet. Master bath has dual sink vanities, a whirlpool tub and separate shower. Nice living room is open to the formal dining room and leads to the eat-in kitchen with lots of cabinets, pantry and all appliances remain. Large main floor laundry room with cabinets. Upstairs there is a 24x12 bonus room that is currently used as a family room but could be a 5th bedroom, office to possibilities are endless. Large deck off the back of the home with access from dining room or master bedroom. Great fenced in backyard with 14x12 storage shed. Large 2 car attached garage, nice covered front porch.

SOLD SOLD SOLD

NEW PRICE 2816 Breezewood Blvd. $184,900

401 Gambel Ct., NL $234,900

Prairie Gardens Starting at $169,900

Build to suite new construction zero lot lines in Normal. Chose your lot now. Models include 2 bedrooms / 2 baths ranch plans with 2 car garage, full basements, main floor laundry. Neighborhood garden plot and gazebo. Monthly fee covers lawn care and snow removal.

1605 Belclare NL $159,900

Ranch style zero lot line located in North Normal across from Prairieland Elementary school. 3 bedrooms/2full baths. Nice living room with cathedral ceilings. Master bedroom with new carpet and private bath with new flooring. Bedroom 3 could be used as an office. New roof, 2 car garage, backs to green space. Full basement with rough-in for bathroom. Huge kitchen/dining area with lots of cabinets, all appliances remain. Main floor laundry. Great curb appeal.

8940 Mill Creek Rd., BL $149,900

106 Diane Dr., Lexington $144,900

Unique home in Mill Creek subdivision on .55 acres. Beautiful setting surrounded by trees and nature. 3 bedrooms/2.5 baths. Spacious living/dining room. Kitchen is off the dining room. Master bedroom with private bath. Lower level walk out family room with new carpet 6/2015 and 2 story fireplace. 2 car attached garage. New furnace, air conditioner, water heater in 2015. New roof and skylights in 2012. New garage door, sump pump, downspouts/gutters in 2013. All new windows (except 2) new in 2013. Landscaping in 2016.

Very well maintained home on a quiet street in Lexington. 3 bedrooms/2 full baths. Spacious living room. Large eat-in kitchen with lots of cabinets, ceramic tile flooring - all appliances remain. Sliding door in kitchen leads to oversized patio. Both bathrooms have been updated. Newer carpeting throughout. Finished basement with huge 27x13 family room with bar and office. Large lot measures 111x135. 2 car attached garage (24x27). New furnace in 2012, new roof and water heater in 2007. Shows very nice!

423 Standish Dr., BL $117,000

211 Rowe Dr., BL $99,900

SOLD SOLD SOLD 2205 Benjamin Ln., BL $139,900

Very classy condo conveniently located in East Bloomington close to State Farm, restaurants, shopping and more. Open floor plan with vaulted beamed ceilings in living room and kitchen. Spacious living room features a full brick gas fireplace with mantle and built-ins. Updated kitchen with white cabinets, pantry and all appliances remain. Master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and beautiful newly remodeled bath features a walk-in tiled shower, granite top vanity and ceramic tile. 2 other bedrooms and a 2nd full bath. Great family room area in the lower level, laundry and storage. Outside enjoy the covered front porch and the private back patio with block walls, gate and retractable awning. In the courtyard you will love the in ground heated pool and patio. Large 2 car garage

205 S East St., Hudson $134,900

Great ranch home located in Hudson just minutes from Normal. 3 bedrooms with hardwood floors. Remodeled bath (2007). Nice floor plan with living room open to the kitchen. Newer carpet in living room. Updated kitchen has stainless steel appliances, newer countertops, backsplash, flooring. Lower level has finished family room w/ newer carpet in 2011 and 2nd kitchen. Lots of storage. 1 car garage and large storage shed. Whole house generator new in 2011. Other updates include light fixtures, ceiling fans. New roof in 2016. New septic in 2016. Very well maintained. Unit 5 schools!

1225B Eastport BL $124,900

Very well maintained 3 bedroom/2 full bath unit in great location. Open floor plan features cathedral ceiling in living room and dining area. Nice eat-in kitchen with all appliances and pantry. Master bedroom with private bath and walk-in closet. Main floor laundry. Sliding glass door leads to large deck overlooking beautifully landscaped fenced in yard. Partially finished basement. 2 car attached garage. Updates include new garage door in 2012, a/c in 2011 and roof new in 2010. Shows very nice! 04

Great price for this 4 bedroom/2 full bath home in Colonial Meadows. Open floor plan with living room open to dining room/kitchen. All kitchen appliances remain. Off the kitchen is a 16x15 enclosed porch that overlooks the huge backyard. Hardwood flooring on main level which includes 3 bedrooms and 1 full bath that has been updated. Finished lower level with big family room, wood burning fireplace, 4th bedroom, newly installed 2nd full bath, laundry (washer/dryer remain) and storage. 3 car garage.

Great location in Fairway Knolls near shopping, restaurants, business and more! 3 bedroom 1 bath ranch. Spacious living room. Eat-in kitchen (all appliances remain). Newer flooring in full bathroom. Neutral carpeting throughout. Main floor laundry. 1 car attached garage. Pull down attic ladder for additional storage. Large yard measures 70x143.

My homes are selling, call me today to see your home SOLD

Will Grimsley

Each Office Independently Owned and Operated.

“Your RE/MAX Choice Agent” Call, Email or Text Me Mobile: 309-242-7653 willgrimsley@remax.net

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FALL IN LOVE WITH A NEW HOME Now is the time to Buy with the

Janet Jurich Realty Group. G N I D PEN

MLS#2160796

WALk OuT! 1405 Hollycrest, BL $229,900 • Great buy! 3 bedroom 2.5 bath • Unique walk out ranch on wooded lot • Beautifully updated open floor plan

MLS#2162605

1002 Franklin, NL

$94,900

• Close to Bromenn and ISU • Open floor plan • Newer carpet throughout, large yard

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MLS# 2164248

4 SEASONS ROOM 1219 Kenneth, BL • East side location 5 bedrooms 3.5 baths • Updated move in ready finished lower level • 4 season’s room, fenced yard

$189,900

MLS#2164031

PRICE REDuCED 1114 N Morris, BL $40,000 • Priced to sell sold ‘As Is’ • Oversize garage 42 x 25 • Newer roof and siding

G N I D EN

MLS#216407

22416 E 1900 N Rd., Towanda

721 E Washington, Clinton

$65,000

• Nice 3 bedroom home, corner lot • Newer flooring, ranch 1512 sq ft • Original wood floors in bedrooms

Look for our newest listings on www.PropertiesInBloomington.com Coming soon Beautiful Ranch in Fox Creek! is just one of the newer homes coming on the market.

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MLS# 2170003

$156,900

• 3 bedroom 2 bath home on 1.24 acres • Refurbished outbuilding 24 x 66 • All newer windows, newer generator

MLS#2163539

405 W Raab, NL

$98,000

• Walk out ranch with fenced yard • 2 bedrooms plus 1 bedroom LL no egress • 2 full baths, living room up, family room LL

ED C U RED

MLS#2160399

LOT 101 Travis Dr., Carlock Lot $16,000 • One of the largest lots in Stoneman Gardens subdivision • If you are ready to build this lot is perfect!

Janet Jurich Realty Group REALTOR®, BROKER, GRI, CNE, SRS

Janet@JanetJurich.com Phone: (309) 825-2078 .PropertiesInBloomington.com www.PropertiesInBloomington.com Each Keller Williams Realty Office is independently owned and operated. Keller Williams Realty 2401 E Empire St., Ste. B, Bloomington, IL

We look forward to working with you. Becky Harvey 309-532-5306 • Susan Yoder 309-533-3462


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Thomson & Weintraub LLC

Bloomington 309.829.7069

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Bloomington 309.829.7069

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Brady Connolly & Masuda PC

Normal

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Cox & Associates LLC

Bloomington

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Cox & Associates LLC

Bloomington

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Bloomington

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Bloomington

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Fall In Love With a New Home

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When it R e a lly H A A S to b e SOLD--Call T h e H a a s S iste rs!

Tr a c y H a a s R i l e y 309-275-6590 3511 St Jean, NL $234,900

1031 Canyon Creek, NL $221,900

Fantastic, like new 4 bedroom home with extras galore! Walk in pantry, over sized garage, neutral colors, school pathway across the street! Very nice!

Wonderful, like new construction, but better--has fully finished basement, full kitchen appliance package and a fenced backyard! 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths!

809 W Olive, Blm $51,750

108 W Locust, Blm $132,000

Ready to move into 2-3 bedroom with new carpet, high ceilings, pocket doors and full kitchen appliance package. Off street parking on driveway too!

Unbelievable 2 bedroom, 2 full bath condo in downtown Bloomington. Historic charm with updated amenities! Full appliance package stays!

1116 W Oakland, Blm $77,900

712 N Roosevelt, Blm $114,900

Cute bungalow still home with main floor bedroom, huge, private yard and nice eat in kitchen.

Lovely Victorian style home with 4 bedrooms and lots of common living spaces. All appliances stay. Two decorative fireplaces, garage, fenced yard and deck too!

Kristen Haas Oliver 309-838-6082 48 Parkshores, Blm $144,900

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So much finished square footage and in a great area! 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, oversized deck with pergola, finished lower level with 3 rooms plus storage.

1911 Tracy Dr #1A, Blm $39,900

This condo will knock your socks off! Like new cosmetically with a full appliance package and in building laundry, secured building and assigned parking.

810 E Taylor, Blm $89,900

Move in ready 3 bedroom home with a large deck and a garage in a great location! Neutral throughout with nice room sizes.

700 N Adelaide #19, NL $55,000

These condos pay for themselves! Buy this for yourself or a as a smart money maker! Two bedrooms and 1 1/2 baths in good condition.

14 Clinton Place, NL $121,900

Charming home in excellent shape featuring enclosed front porch, working wood burning fireplace, updated kitchen and bathroom and 1 car garage.

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2002 Fox Creek Rd, Bloomington IL 61701 | (309) 863-5015 CrowneRealty.com Daniel Carcasson Tammy Carcasson, CRP Managing Broker, Owner Broker, Owner (309) 310-5949 General Manager

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© 2017 All Rights Reserved Crowne Realty LLC.

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309-585-0500 View our great listings or any listing by using www.JPFinley.com/listing/MLS# Ex. www.JPFinley.com/listing/2164523 for 905 W Jefferson. NEW LISTING!

NEW PRICE!

SOLD 516 E. Mulberry, BL $94,900 #2170105

905 W. Jefferson, BL $59,999 #2164523

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4116 Pump House Ln, BL $189,500 #2170075

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1705 W. College, NL $189,999 #2163219

706 Landau, NL $194,999 #2162449

705 E. Front St., BL $209,999 #2160583

70 Fedor Cir., BL $224,999 #2163951

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3210Trumpet, BL $399,999 #2163893

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DAN BLEVINS

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BUD CLARK

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CASEY KEARFOTT

CINDY LANG

AL LEGG

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FRANKIE THORNTON

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Reduced! ALL BRICK w/custom accents 2 Story Main Level Master home on the Lake! 5 Bedrooms 3 1/2 Baths and 3 finished levels. Stunning Home, professional cleaned!

2110 Longwood

2802 Stevenson

MLS# 2161779 $595,000 Spectacular ALL BRICK 5 bedroom 5 1/2 bath 2 Story home in Hawthorne II area. 3 Finished Levels, waterfall, side load 3 car heated garage.

MLS# 2163854 $429,900 Reduced! Rare find - Enjoy this custom built main level plan w/ 2nd bedroom/office on main level as well as 3 additional spacious bedrooms upstairs w/Jack & Jill bath.

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2206 Hedgewood

1403 W Miller

1300/1302 Henry

MLS# 2170054 $242,500 Custom built one owner 4 Bedroom 3 1/2 bath 2 story home w/ 3 finished levels! Screened in porch.

MLS# 2170061 $122,500 Affordable Spotless Ranch w/ 3 bedrooms 2 full baths and finished lower level! Poured concrete walls & heated 2 car garage.

MLS# 2143607 $39,500 Duplex lots, affordable zero lot line lots in Beacon Hill Subdivision 1st add lots 25 & 26. Great Price - Buy today!

903 N Linden Unit 108 MLS# 2162373 $97,500 Reasonable 2 bedrooms 1.5 bath Condo w/ Lake View!

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401 Maple, Minonk - $294,900

Stunning all brick 2 story Colonial style home with first floor master suite. Nice 3 car garage. Large yard with 16x32 inground pool. Zoned hot water heat, 2 central air units, 2 fireplaces. Awesome kitchen with Granite counters, and pantry. Great for entertaining! Beautiful home office with built-in cabinets. Small town living at it’s best!

1318 Townley, Bloomington - $129,900

4 bedroom, 2 bath bi-level with many updates. Hardwood floors in 3 bedrooms. Fenced-in backyard. 2 car garage and large storage shed also.

109 Urban #8, Bloomington - $36,900

NEW PRICE! WHY Rent? Nice 2 bedroom condo in convenient area. Secured building with 1 carport and storage shed. Newer counter tops, paint, tile wood floor.

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Worry-free home financing starts with

First Financial Bank

• Competitive Rates • Prompt Answers

Mike Sturdyvin

• Local Decisions • Local Service

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At First Financial, we understand that every homebuyer’s situation is different. Before recommending a loan option, we’ll take the time to ask questions and learn your specific needs. We’ll also provide feedback every step of the way so there are no surprises when your loan is ready to close. If you’re planning to buy, build or refinance, put our experience to work for you. Contact Mike Sturdyvin or Wayne Bolton at 217-351-6620 for more information or visit our website to check rates, get a Quick Quote or apply online.

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There’s Lots To Love In These Homes

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19736 Newgate – Bloomington 4 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, Walk Out Finished Basement, Huge Deck, Lots of Updates Throughout. List Price: $269,900

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11115 N. 1300 East Rd. – Chenoa 3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, 3 Car Garage, Mature Trees, Abundant Wildlife. Potential Horse Property. List Price: $145,000

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21 Kara Ct. – Danvers 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 2 Car Garage, Extra Large Yard with Deck Newer Floors and Windows. List Price: $157,000

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• A broad range of programs including First Time Buyer initiatives, FHA, VA, and Conventional loans

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We are committed to delivering great service to our customers. Contact us today! 205 Williamsburg Dr., Ste. A Bloomington, IL 61704

Program rates, terms, and conditions are subject to change at any time. Wintrust Mortgage is a division of Barrington Bank & Trust Company, N.A., a Wintrust Community Bank NMLS# 449042. © 2016 Wintrust Mortgage. 160802559


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Every community has a story We are happy to be a part of yours

Talk with one of our local home mortgage consultants today. Sally S. Diemer Home Mortgage Consultant Office: 309-664-4145 Cell: 309-531-0175 www.wfhm.com/sally-diemer sallydiemer@wellsfargo.com NMLSR ID 418886

Kelly A. Lane Home Mortgage Consultant Office: 309-664-4142 Cell: 309-310-1018 www.wfhm.com/kelly-lane kelly.lane@wellsfargo.com NMLSR ID 698426

Heather Grizzle Home Loan Processor Office: 309-664-4147 heather.j.grizzle@wellsfargo.com NMLSR ID 1563800

Erin L Helm Home Mortgage Consultant Office: 309-664-4152 Cell: 309-825-7280 www.wfhm.com/erin-helm erin.helm@wellsfargo.com NMLSR ID 919070

502 N. Prospect Rd., Suite 17 Bloomington, IL 61704 Information is accurate as of date of printing and is subject to change without notice. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage is a division of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. © 2016 Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. All rights reserved. NMLSR ID 399801. AS2831079 Expires 10/2017


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So much space for the price! 3 Bedrooms. 1 Bathroom. Extra rooms can be finished upstairs. Dry Basement. Tall ceilings. All NEW windows & siding in 2004. New roof in 2009 and much more! Great for a family at a great price.

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Tim Weir

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1240 E. Monroe, Morton • $326,900

9 London, Mackinaw • $259,900

5 Windsor Drive, Mackinaw • $249,900

407 Newcastle, Mackinaw • $209,900

214 Brandy, Mackinaw • $164,900

609 E. Madison • $147,500

FUNCTIONAL DELIGHT Open concept 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath 2-story in Fieldstone subdivision. Custom cabinetry, beautiful tile work, gorgeous turned staircase to upper level, and much more!

NEW CONSTRUCTION 3 Bedroom, 2 ½ bath home in nice subdivision with spacious master suite, gas log fireplace in family room, and main floor laundry.

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ROOM FOR THE FAMILY Roomy 4 bedroom, 3 ½ bath 2-story with two fireplaces, formal dining room, & walk-out basement, located at the end of a cul-de-sac in Heritage lake subdivision.

UPDATED BI-LEVEL 4 bedroom, 2 bath, move-in condition with finished basement on wooded lot in Heritage Lake Subdivision.

301 E. Jefferson, Bloominton - Great investment property in Downtown Bloomington. Updates include new Boiler in 2004, cast Iron sewer line replaced with PVC, 400 Amp breaker box and new wiring in 2005. Laundry room renovated in 2016, new washer, dryer in 2015. Great cash flow and low maintenance. Units 3 & 7 are vacant. 3 rents for $600 and 7 rents for $400 ............... $219,900 1603 Wildwood, BL - 3 Bedroom home, 2 car garage and full basement. Home has been recently updated with new roof on house and garage in 2016. New kitchen flooring, Cabinets, lights, disposal and Stainless appliances including dishwasher. Some new windows in 2016. Fresh paint throughout the home. And much more! ................. $118,500 904 N. Center, BL - Solid home on

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TURN KEY CONDITION 4 bedrooms, 3 ½ bath home, with a dream kitchen, full pantry, tile floor and stainless steel appliances. Enjoy the quiet evenings around private fire pit on the large deck with Pergola.

ARCHITECTURAL DELIGHT Well built, updated 2 bedroom, 2 bath stone ranch with open feel on corner lot in Morton.

FEBRUARY FEATURED HOME

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possibly 3. Full basement, carport. Nice setting porch. Fenced back yard. Priced to sell...............$54,900

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1705 Christy, NL - A must see ranch home with many updates on larger corner lot. Kitchen has been beautifully modernized. Both baths are redone! Wheel chair access thru garage and chair lift on basement steps...............$164,900

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905 W. Mulberry, Bloomington • $64,900 • 4 Bedrooms • 1 Full, 1 Half bath • Hard wood floors • Large kitchen • Formal dining room • 1 Car detached garage. Anna Downen 309-826-8493

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POWER OF NEWSPAPERS.

NOT ONE. Newspaper advertising engages more consumers than any other local media. Period. Yes - you read that correctly. Want proof? In a 2016 media study*, consumers ranked the local newspaper as their #1 source for information on products and services. What’s more, shoppers viewed newspaper advertising as more believable, more useful and less annoying than any other media. Did we mention newspapers lead all other media in driving sales?

THE PANTAGRAPH—179 YEARS STRONG AND GOING THE DISTANCE . *SOURCE: THE LOCAL KNOWLEDGE STUDY, jUNE 2016, AD PLATFORMS: NEWSPAPERS (PRINT, INSERTS WEB, APPS SOCIAL). TV & RADIO (BROADCAST, WEB, APPS, SOCIAL), ADVERTISING DELIVERED TO HOME (VIA DOOR/DRIVEWAY/MAIL)


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A Home for Your Valentine!

1568 Hunt Drive, Unit F, Normal • $104,000

Beautifully care for, end unit, condo w/no backyard neighbors! 3 Bedrooms and 1.5 Baths. Part finished lower level. Updated kitchen, bathrooms, lighting, flooring, water heater, sump pump, sliding doors and upstairs windows in last 5 years. Newer garage door, ceiling fan, storm door, blinds, garbage disposal in 2013. New Micro/hood 2016. Mitigated for Radon. Fresh carpets. Move in ready!

402 Michael Court, Normal $149,900

Perfect home for first time home buyers!! Possibility for investors too. Unusual floor plan is somewhat contemporary. Not a cookie cutter. One owner, custom built home. New carpet throughout, new range, dishwasher, refrigerator. Fresh paint. Unique handicap, step in, whirlpool tub/shower in master bath. Plumbed for second floor laundry in 2nd bath closet. Eat in kitchen, great mudroom between garage and family room. Lives big! Over-sized 2 car garage. In ground sprinklers. Home Warranty included. Located on quiet cul-de-sac in the ever popular Pleasant Hills. Excellent opportunity to become a great investment!

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For Open Houses and More Information go to www.MaryLouGold.com

Home Loans Made Easy. Service Made Easier.

Our mortgage lenders will be there for you before and after the sale. We service all our mortgage loans. Contact Curt or Nathan at 309-557-0022 or visit our website at www.illinoisnationalbank.com/Bloomington. Nathan Grojean NMLS #472914

Curt Vance

NMLS #502420 1603 Tullamore Ave., Ste. A, Bloomington, IL 61704 Member FDIC · NMLS #477621


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J.P. Finley 309-585-0500

RE/MAX Choice - 2203 Eastland Drive, Blm. Eachoffice independently owned and operated.

13570 BUCK RD. BLOOMIGNTON CALL 309-310-1790 for a private showing.

PRICE REDUCED

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Featured Listings Price Reduced

1304 Winterberry, BL - $329,900

New construction 1.5 story in The Grove with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths! 2 story foyer and family room with abundant natural light. First floor master suite with double sinks in private bath, tile shower, and large walk-in closet. 2 bedrooms and 2nd full bath with double sinks upstairs. Finished basement.

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2708 Red Rock, NL - $320,000

5 bedroom new construction home in Blackstone Trails! Spacious eat-in kitchen opens to family room with built-ins. First floor laundry room. Finished basement with lookout windows features family room, bedroom & full bath. First floor laundry.

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2005 Sinclair, BL - $442,000

1.5 story new construction home in Tipton Trails! 2 story family room with abundant natural light. Master suite features large walk-in closet and tile shower. 3 bedrooms and full bathroom upstairs. Finished basement with daylight windows.

Call Ellyn 309-824-7724 or Keisha 309-275-0423 Each Keller Williams illiams Realty office is independently owned and operated.


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www.TheHutsonTeam.com NEW LISTING!

15776E 550 N Rd, Heyworth $579,900

2805 Alana Way, Bloomington $409,500

107 Marsh Hawk, LeRoy $245,000

1229 Cadwell, Bloomington $147,500

21.89 Acres - This home is a Frank Lloyd Wright inspired Custom Cabinet Maker's personal home. The covered front porch leads you in to the foyer overlooking the custom staircase to the lower level. The entry features 2 skylights which highlight the architecture of this masterpiece. The entertaining kitchen has cherry cabinets with leaded glass windows. Adjacent to the kitchen is the dining room which features a wood burning fireplace; and a back walnut sideboard with stain glass inserts. For those who want chickens, there is a Chicken House with fenced area.

Quality built 2 Story 5 bedroom home, 3.5 baths, 3 car garage, 2 Story foyer opens to Great room with beautiful glass tiled fireplace and wood floors throughout 1st floor, Stunning kitchen with amish cabinetry and granite countertops features a large pantry and stainless appliances.

515 Chestnut, Bloomington $105,000

712 Osage, Normal $99,900

Just 2 blocks to Historic Franklin Park - 5 blocks to Illinois Wesleyan University ~ and convenient to Constitution Trail. Spacious home which features front and back interior staircase. 4 bedrooms and walk up attic with wood floor. 1st Floor Den or could be a private home office. Enclosed back porch leading to spacious deck. All appliances to remain with home including washer and dryer. Oversized 2 car garage. Ask about Additional Information You May Want to Know. Home will be 'SOLD AS IS'.

2 Blocks to ISU Campus and local restaurants. 1st floor has hardwood floors in foyer, living room, dining room and 1st floor bedroom. All appliances to remain. New carpet in 2016 in 2 bedrooms on the 2nd floor. Enclosed front porch for added outdoor living. Just off the kitchen is a deck that leads you into the extra deep, large-fenced backyard. The old Carriage House in the back is off alley way ~ now a converted 2 car garage with workbench and storage area. Off street parking in driveway just to the right of the house.

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3 Callahan Ct., Bloomington $299,500

11 St Ivans, Fox Creek Golf Couse $269,900

2310 Treeline, Bloomington $219,900

3180 Butterfly, Normal $235,000

Spacious Walker built 5 Bedroom home. Located in a Cul-De-Sac. Kitchen has granite island with breakfast bar and upgraded GE Profile appliances with 5 burner gas range. Brick/stone and vinyl exterior. 9 ft. ceilings first floor and basement, Beautiful formal dining with maple flooring, picture frame molding, chair rail and bay window. Nice entry with ceramic tile entry into kitchen.

Enticing view overlooking the 12th Tee and beyond... at the Den At Fox Creek Golf Course can be enjoyed from the Family Room and Master Bedroom. ~This zero lot line features a Galley Kitchen with granite counter tops and a raised bar. ~ Cost and drawings of the basement are available ....as you wish.

Doll house...don’t miss this one! Kitchen features granite counter tops and plenty of natural light streaming in from the morning sunrise. Formal LR and DR. Family Room with gas fireplace. Finished Family Room in lower level with egress windows. 2nd floor laundry room ~ Spacious Master Suite with en suite with double sinks, whirlpool tub and separate shower.

Beauitiful 4 bedroom 3 bath well cared for Ranch in Eagle Landing. Hardwood entry to living room with cathedral ceilings. 14x14 3 Seasons room with window A/C. Finished lower lever with 2 bedrooms, a full bath and huge family room with fireplace. Sprinkler system. Water backup on sump pump.

Michael Hutson BROKER/ABR/GRI

(309) 825-6894 Jean Hutson

BROKER/Interior Designer

(309) 825-5707

Beautiful 5 bedroom home with covered porch, Spacious open floor plan with cathedral ceilings, Home resides next to subdivision park but has tree lined property separating the two. Backyard features an above ground pool with deck and patio, Free standing fireplace/smoker and storage shed. 5 ft. Fenced backyard, Basement is finished with wet bar, Family room, full bath and bonus room. Reverse osmosis system stays with home.

2815 Breezewood, Lot in Cedar Ridge 2 lots together for $36,900

Great Home just blocks from Adlai Stevenson elementary school. Hardwood flooring in Living and dining room. 95% efficient furnace, 2010 New A/C, Exterior house painted 2015, New basement flooring 2016, Family room on main level will have new carpet installed. Interior painted 2016. Basketball hoop stays with home. Fenced backyard. Radon system installed.

Lot 10 Whispering Pines $27,900 1 acre lot in Congerville, IL. Located midway between Bloomington and Peoria. This is a private lake subdivision and is the ideal spot to build your new home.

President’s Circle Award

(Top 3% of Berkshire Hathaway’s Real Estate Division Internationally)

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February 2017 Home Finder