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

Owning this home will give you bragging rights! Trunk Bay Designed Quality Construction. Soft Grays, Etched doors, wooden grid ceiling A bath you would love your friends to see! 5 bedrooms on 3 levels.

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For advertising information call (309) 820-3359 / e-mail: TheHomeFinder@Pantagraph.com The Home Finder will not knowingly accept any advertising for Real Estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis.Photographs, prices and descriptions of residential and investment properties for sale now in the Central Illinois area. Neither the advertiser, the HomeFinder, nor the printer will be responsible for misinformation, misprints, typographical errors, etc.


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3011 Wembley Way, BL • $202,000 Custom built home with main floor master and 2 additional bedrooms up with Jack and Jill bathroom. Fully finished lower level with additional bedroom suite. Clean and well cared for!

1605 Baumgart, NL • $209,900

Gorgeous move in ready home, close to all schools. Cathedral ceiling in family room with skylights. Open concept kitchen with large eating space. Huge fenced yard.

817 E Jefferson, BL • $75,000

True, flat style duplex with 2 bedrooms and 1 full bathroom in each. 3 off street parking spots, entirely separate utilities-owners pay nothing. Lower level has access to full basement with laundry hookups. Great opportunity!

903 E. Jefferson, BL • $274,900

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116 E. North St., McLean

All brick ranch on an acre lot with heated 2 car attached garage and finished lower level with new carpet. Two fireplaces! Lots of space and privacy

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er ! h e t c o a n A F t y s t t u j e r t o P N Text or Call Me - 309·824·9016 mark@markbowershomes.com Mark Bowers

Cell: 309·287·8383 ashley@markbowershomes.com Ashley Brownfield, Assistant Just Reduced

Fantastic Location Near 16th tee on Kappa Golf Course Across from BCC

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markbowers.prusny.com/2132965

1001 Morrissey · $575,000

• Nice Free Standing Building, includes drive through. Plenty of parking. • N. Normal on corner of Main & Orlando.

markbowers.prusny.com/2132424

• Corner of Morrissey and Lincoln, 1.2 acres total • 17000+ sq ft building, Showroom, office space, shop space. Building and land only

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• One-of-a-kind Cape Cod, Over an acre lot • Fireplace, granite countertops, ss-applncs • Full wet bar, game area, family room in basement

Quality Construction

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• Jumbo lot, extra 3-car detached garage • 25x45 concrete pool, custom built all brick ranch • Sold in as-is condition

Cedar Ridge

sold 102 S. Bone • $169,900

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2913 Bardwell · $190,900

• Quad-level floor plan with 4 finished levels. • Back porch hot tub, large deck around above ground pool • Huge master suite, WIC, double sink vanity, Jacuzzi tub

markbowers.prusny.com/ 2131713

• Beautiful new 2-Story home by Tennis Construction! • Full unfinished basement with egress window. • Vaulted ceilings, hardwood tile flooring. Be completed in July

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• Beautiful new ranch by Tennis Construction! • Open floor plan, hardwood & tile flooring • Vaulted ceilings, spacious utility room, bedrooms.

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117 Meadowbrook • $114,900 markbowers.prusny.com/2133590

9 Misty Ct. • $155,900

• 3 bedroom ranch with a large fenced backyard • Corner lot, near Lakeside CC, State Farm • Updated flooring, spacious kitchen, large bedrooms.

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• Vaulted ceilings, hardwood and tile floors • Full unfinished basement w/egress windows • Dues pay for indoor pool, workout & party room & lawn care

No backyard neighbors!

1205 Ogelthorpe • $144,900 markbowers.prusny.com/2132950

• 4 bedroom, 2 full baths, huge deck to party on with a beautiful Pergola • 3 car garage, finished basement

sold

1533 N Hershey · $119,900

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• 3 Bedrooms • Partially Finished Basement • Fenced yard

1511 Forrest • $109,900

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Century 21

www.Century21AperRealty.com 2409 E. Washington, Suite B, BL • 309-664-4455

Open Houses

IMPRESSIVE EXISTING HOMES W NE

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1101 Harmony Way, NL $299,900 • MLS# 2133507 Julie Slayton 309-452-2768

118 Cassidy, NL • $165,000 MLS# 2132359 Denice McCalip 309-824-7068

2434 Gray Fox Tr BL • $164,900 MLS# 2133304 Terry Brady 309-531-0282

300 E Exchange, Danvers $164,000 • MLS# 2102181 Ben Snyder 309-826-1817

24 King Richard, Mackinaw $149,900 • MLS# 2132752 Julie Slayton 309-452-2768

7603-29 E 2700 N Road, Manville $139,900 • MLS# 2130920 Julie Slayton 309-452-2768

204 Lincoln St, Chenoa • $137,000 MLS# 2113365 Donna Benedict 309-242-8812

703 Masso St, Chenoa • $128,500 MLS# 2131651 Donna Benedict 309-242-8812

31408 Center St, Chenoa $104,900 • MLS# 2132021 Donna Benedict 309-242-8812

725 Sheridan St, Chenoa • $96,500 MLS# 2123791 Donna Benedict 309-242-8812

600 N Elm, Atlanta • $84,750 MLS# 2132951 Wayne White 309-530-5494

224 Gerard St, Chenoa • $79,900 MLS# 2133326 Donna Benedict 309-242-8812

1716 Rockingham, NL • $79,900 MLS# 2113724 Jo Shoemaker 309-825-3692

414 S Hamilton, McLean • $49,900 MLS# 2133308 Julie Slayton 309-452-2768

1626 W Iowa, • $49,000 MLS# 2133126 Mike Manahan 309-275-0215

CoMMERCIAL LISTINGS

109 Northtown Rd • $1,100,000 MLS# 2044615 Larry Foster 309-824-2700

109 Northtown Rd • $600,000 MLS# 2052919 Larry Foster 309-824-2700

2409 Ste A, E Washington $245,000 • MLS# 2130595 Floyd Aper 309-275-0996

1201 Ste A, Major • $218,000 MLS# 2091988 Larry Foster 309-824-2700

1201 Ste B, Major • $174,000 MLS# 2091987 Larry Foster 309-824-2700

1201 Ste C, Major • $163,000 MLS# 2091986 Larry Foster 309-824-2700

109 E Northtown Rd • $70,000 MLS# 2123715 Larry Foster 309-824-2700

1314 Fort Jesse Rd Ste A • $38,400 MLS# 2123386 Larry Foster 309-824-2700

LoTS FoR SALE Rt. 51 and I-74 $480,000 • MLS# 2103450 30.88 acres Commercial property Larry Foster 309-824-2700

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109 E Northtown Rd Ste A $35,000 • MLS# 2123721 Larry Foster 309-824-2700

1314 Fort Jesse Rd Ste C • $9,600 MLS# 2113290 Larry Foster 309-824-2700


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Dennis Alexander 309-242-8836

Floyd Aper 309-275-0996

Donna Benedict 309-242-8812

Terry Brady 309-531-0282

Anna Downen 309-826-8493

Larry Foster 309-824-2700

From our Century 21 family to yours, we wish you a Safe and Enjoyable Holiday

Candy Foster 309-838-1032

Mike Manahan 309-275-0215

Denice McCalip 309-824-7068

Richard Newberry 309-287-6424

Darin Parker 309-287-0838

Ann Rosenfeld 309-825-6438

JoHanna Shoemaker 309-825-3692

Julie Slayton 309-452-2768

Ben Snyder 309-826-1817

Joe Sweeney 309-826-4755

Wayne White 309-530-5494

Gene Yeast 309-275-2073 20579748


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LAKE OR GOLF COURSE LIVING THE CHOICE IS YOURS

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ON THE 7TH TEE  Beautifully updated custom one owner 1 ½ story home  Gourmet kitchen-granite countertops, hardwood floors, island,  Luxurious main level master has coffered ceiling, hardwood floor & remodeled bath  Huge patio & screened gazebo enclosed with 4 ft. stone wall & wrought iron gates

 Lovely décor in this 1 ½ story custom one owner home with spacious main level master suite  21x14 kitchen with bay window in eating area, Corian countertops, large pantry, & tile floor  Finished lower level has 2nd family room, billiard area & workout room or office  Pergola covered patio overlooks golf course

CALL GINNI FOR A PRIVATE SHOWING TODAY! 2013 Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate. Some offices Independently Owned and Operated.

ON THE LAKE  Wonderfully spacious one owner 2-story home on deep lake lot  Generous room sizes, 9 ft. ceiling  Lots of windows for lovely views  16x20 deck + brick patio overlooking lake  Enormous 3-car plus garage

Ginni Schori, Broker, ABR

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Situated on 58 rolling acres, King's Mill Subdivision offers 23 single family lots ranging from one to two acres in size. Each lot was carefully positioned to provide no backyard neighbors - allowing each homeowner complete privacy. Most lots have a nice, gradual slope allowing for walk-out construction.

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A walking trail (which in the future will connect with Constitution Trail) runs behind the two ponds at the South end of the subdivision - providing a safe environment for a leisurely stroll with family and friends. All lots have city water, Northern Illinois Gas. Corn Belt Electric utilities. The school system is Unit 5 School District. King's Mill Subdivision offers the best of both worlds, peaceful country charm, yet all the benefits of city living. 2013 Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate. Some offices Independently Owned and Operated.

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Mobile: 309.275.9333

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Chad Hovey 309-360-9170

Tim Weir

Managing Broker

A g e n c y, I n c . • M a c k i n a w, I L

359-3741/359-4041

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1 Cheshire, Mackinaw • $284,900

LAKE IN YOUR BACKYARD. Well built 1 owner ranch on 3/4 acre lot w/hard to find great lake access. Built with elderly adaptations & featuring plaster walls, solid 6 panel doors, new carpet & lots of built-ins. Enjoy lake views from large wrap around deck or walk to lakeside dock w/sitting area.

15 Summerset Dr, Mackinaw • $169,900

PRIDE OF OWNERSHIP. Beautifully maintained & move in ready ranch lives large w/3 bedrooms, 3 baths & updated basement w/ family room, den, rec room & utility. Custom cabinets, solid 6 panel doors & many recent updates. New high efficiency furnace 2013. Nicely landscaped w/deck & shed in rear.

515 N Maple, Minier • $149,900

SAVOR THE PAST. Charming bungalow w/impressive trim, beautiful wood floors & built-in cabinetry & columns. From the inviting 10x11 foyer to the striking dining room & updated kitchen, the home is tastefully decorated & well kept. Impressive fenced yard & oversized heated garage w/ great covered patio area.

29 Yorkshire, Mackinaw • $136,900

A VERY NEAT PACKAGE. Neat & clean ranch on large lot surrounded by mature trees, fruit trees & berry bushes. Nice floor plan features fireplaced great room & finished basement w/family room, den, rec room & utility Low utilities w/dual furnaces & a/c. Patio & deck overlook rear fenced area.

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40 Roxbury, Mackinaw • $279,900

BREATHTAKING LAKE VIEWS. Gorgeous lakefront property w/great lake views from most rooms. Spacious 4 bedroom, 3 bath home w/very open plan & lots of storage. Dramatic front to back foyer. Oversized 2nd garage/man cave w/heated floors, bar & deck. Private boat dock w/boat house.

7 Scarborough, Mackinaw • $156,900

COULDN’T BE NICER. Sharp 3 bedroom ranch w/open feel plan. Beautiful new wood floors in living, dining area & kitchen. Full basement w/family room, den & utility room. Deck off dining area overlooks rear yard. Semi private lot on a quiet street.

401 N Maple, Minier • $139,900

YESTERYEARS CHARM--NEWER HOUSE CONDITION. Beautifully restored & decorated 1 1/2 story. Spacious rooms throughout w/3 bedrooms, eat-in kitchen w/pantry, formal dining room & sunroom. Lots of character & charm w/wood floors, open staircase & natural woodwork. On a corner lot.

217 NW Jefferson, Hopedale • $84,900

RENT BEATER. Cozy 2 bedroom home with many updates. Freshly painted w/new carpet & vinyl flooring throughout. Completely updated bath. New lighting inside & out, new front door & newer windows. Attached garage plus 12x12 shed-workshop w/electricity. Agent owned.

309-275-0637 Bill Embry 309-264-3192

519 E Robinson, Goodfield • $169,900

WELL BUILT, WELL KEPT, WELL LOCATED. Extremely well built 1 owner home on nearly 1 acre. Immaculate 3 bedroom home w/Roecker cabinets, plaster walls, ceramic tile & lots of closets. Well landscaped w/great garden area, deck, patio & storage shed. Easy commute to Bloomington or Peoria.

507 N School, Minier • $149,900

CLASSIC BRICK RANCH. Nice & neat brick home is very livable w/3 bedrooms, formal dining & eat-in kitchen. Finished basement w/nice sized family room & utility room. Newer furnace, roof & central air. Great yard w/patio of rear & 16x7 breezeway connecting to garage.

414 Heritage Dr, Mackinaw • $139,900

GOOD LIVING. Neat & comfortable ranch featuring 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths w/2 bedrooms & full bath on each level. Walkout basement also offers rec room w/wood burning fireplace & utility room. Wood laminate floors on main level. Park-like feel in the rear yard surrounded by mature trees.

304 E Fast, Mackinaw • $40,000

LOVE AT PURSE SIGHT. Cozy 3 bedroom bungalow on large lot w/mature trees. Master bedroom has adjoining dressing/ sitting room. Detached garage great area for the hobbyist. Walking distance to business district. Cozy & comfortable at an affordable price.


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8 ANDY CT, BLM

$149,900

3 Bedroom, 2 bath, ranch, very open plan, hardwood and new carpet, finished basement

910 PERRY LANE, NML

$149,900

3 Bedroom, 2.5 bath, large house; great value, spacious master suite, 2nd floor laundry

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5008 FLEMING LN, BLM $299,900

4 Bedroom, 2.5 bath, beautiful finishes 2 gas fireplaces. Formal living and dining. Granite counters.

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3214 STONEBRIDGE, BLM $214,900 White Eagle South - 4 Bedroom - Fenced Yard Large Master Bedroom Suite.

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$116,500

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1114 S Main, BLooMington $499,999 • MLS#2132436 • Great investment opportunity. Maintiance Free 6 Unit Building, Zoned and permited for Condos (can be sold separately) if desired. Each unit has own Dishwasher & Washer/Dryer & storage room. Rents are Low. TENANTS PAY ALL UTILITIES INCLUDING WATER. Building is only 12 yrs old. Easy to Rent. Some Long Term Tenets. Balconies and fenced backyard. Possible financing available to qualified buyers. Great return on investment.

1615 GREGORY, NL $199,900 • MLS#2131439

Meticulously maintained home in Normal close to schools & park Huge Family Room with whole Brick Wall FP (WB with gas starter & blower) Many newer updates including roof, skylites, some carpeting, light fixtures, extra insulation, sump pump, vinyl siding, maintaince free front porch railing, Pella windows, Larson front door unit with sidelite, rear deck door, exterior garage door & SS dishwasher Master Suite is 22x17 with 12x7 sitting area, Oversized (22x26) 2 car garage Large rooms & ample storage.

1307 Kenneth, BL $191,500 • MLS#2133514

Great East side Location! Custom Built 4 Bedroom. Awesome Oasis like Fenced Backyard with Above Ground Pool, Hot Tub, Pergola & Gazebo. Updates include Sump pump, SS Stove, Range Hood, Vinyl & Carpet Flooring, Corian Counter tops, Kitchen Sink & Faucet, Guest & Hall Bath Faucets 2012, Interior Paint & Garbage Disposal 2013, Water Heater & Pergola 2010, AC & Furnace, Hot Tub & Gazebo 2008, Pool 2007. Rubber Made System & Refrigerator in garage stays. Wood burning FP has gas starter.

400 S grove, nL $144,500 • MLS#2132618

Awesome large treed corner lot. updated huge eat-in KT w/lots of cabinetry, main flr laundry, spacious deck,mostly fenced yard, french drs to BR3, complete bath down, SS 5 burner gas stove, microwave, upper end laminet flooring & trim 2013, tile in kitchen & main flr laundry,exterior doors & water heater 2012, radon mitigation & elec service, lots of plumbing, roof, gutters/downspouts 08, updated light fixtures, windows, hi effic furnace & ac, fresh interior paint. Don’t Miss!

keith@keithtroutman.com

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907 BEECh ST, NL $136,500 • MLS#2132621

All Brick Ranch in Normal, MAIN FLOOR LAUNDRY, large fenced backyard, furnace & ac 2005, water heater 2012, Updated bath, hardwood in kitchen & bedrooms, newer interior paint ,gutters & garage door, Terrific Lot, Great Location near parks & Constitution Trail, Cedar Closet & Full Bath In Ll. Other room in lower could be 4th bedroom (no egress). Don’t Miss This 1!

SOLD!

10 DELAINE, NL $104,500 • MLS#2132982

3 BEDROOM 1.5 BATH WITH FULL BASEMENT. Hardwood floors throughout. 1.5 car garage, double wide driveway. Ceiling fans all rooms. Privacy in the city - backs to football field. New roof ‘05. Furnace & Garage door ‘10 Newer vinyl windows and exterior doors.

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Picturesque setting overlooking Fox Creek and The Den Golf Course for your Dream Home! Cul De Sac Golf Course Frontage Lots with wonderful views lake/pond/ hills! Value Priced from $44,000 - $76,000

Keith Troutman BROKER, GRI, REALTOR®

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2304 Treeline, Bloomington

Offered at $259,000

2400 square feet above Lovely Ranch with outstanding rear yard. 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, Hardwood on main floor. Super master suite. Nicely finished basement with large recreation area. Calling all pool tables! Quiet subdivision with east access to I-55/74. Agent Interest.

921 Maple Hill Rd, Bloomington

Restaurant or Retail Space located in high traffic location. 4240 square feet, outside newly renovated.

Offered at $425,000 5302 Longfield, Bloomington

Offered at $254,900 2403 Wirsing Way, Bloomington

Super new construction with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and finished basement in Wittenberg Woods. Hardwood throughout main level, 2nd floor laundry, granite tops, maple cabinets and 3 car garage. Agent interest.

Offered at $355,000

New Construction 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath home in Grove Subdivision. Walkout basement with fireplace and wet bar. Hardwood throughout main level, Amish built cabinets, 2nd floor laundry. Picture of similar construction. Agent interest.

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19454 Briar | Sherwood | NEW PRICE $629,900 Incredible home on spectacular wooded lot is stunning and spacious! There is much to see and appreciate with this home and its surroundings. Easily adaptable spaces inside and out. Main floor master suite with deck and large custom master bath with walk in tiled shower. Beautiful cherry cabinets, built -ins, mantles, and coffered ceilings. Gourmet kitchen with island, large walk in pantry, and extra butlers’ pantry for extra storage and space. Lower level with family room, large wet bar, separate wine/cigar room with wine rack and cooler. Office on main floor can be used as 4th bedroom. Four separate outdoor living spaces; screen porch, huge covered deck, patio off great room. An entertainer’s dream! South on Towanda Barnes Rd to east on Briar into Sherwood.

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GREAT LOCATION, EXQUISITE HIGH END QUALITY 2203 Foxtail, BL $449,950 PRICED TO SELL! Stunning custom built European style ranch built on a picturesque lot with no backyard neighbors and an amazing brick front elevation. Private park like back yard with sprinkler system & veranda; 10' ceilings, Gourmet Kitchen has breakfast bar & custom maple cabinets with cherry finish, quartz counter tops, granite island bar, & large entertainment area with wood floors. Amazing master suite opens to veranda; master bathroom has granite c-tops (his & hers vanities), exquisite material throughout, great location for this stunning house! New roof on Sept 28th with 40 year warranty.

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2515 Crooked Creek Road, BL $354,900

Beautiful 5 bedrooms/3.5 bath home located on the golf course at Fox Creek. Harwood floors in entry, living, dining and kitchen. Large family room with fireplace ,bay bump out and built in bookcases. Spacious kitchen has granite, Stainless Steel appliances (all remain),double/cook top stove. Large master bedroom has cathedral ceiling and 2 walk-in closets. Newly remodeled master baths features dual sinks and walk-in shower.Finished lower level with daylight windows and 2nd fireplace. Trex deck, patio, fenced yard and hot tub.

3012 Mirium Dr., NL $172,500

Great location in East Bloomington near shopping, restaurants, parks, schools and businesses. So much new including new roof in 2011. In 2012 new windows, furnace, all new flooring, paint, lighting, kitchen cabinets, stainless steel appliances, countertops and all baths. Large living room with gas fireplace. Finished lower level has a spacious family room plus an extra room finished that could be an office or workout room and ample storage. 2 car attached garage, fenced backyard, huge deck. Must see!

Prairie Gardens $169,900

2 models available. Ranch units with 2 car attached garage. Basement with daylight windows. Nice deck overlooks gardens and gazebo. Conveniently located in west Normal. Call now to pick out your own carpet, paint, and cabinets!

SOLD 6 Rutherford Ct., BL $149,900

Great price for a 5 bedroom/2 bath house in Pepper Ridge. House is located on a quiet cul-de-sac close to sidewalk that leads to school/park. One of the largest lots in subdivision measures 66x167 with fenced in backyard. Interior has been freshly painted and new flooring throughout in 2012. Very open plan features cathedral ceiling in living/dining room and kitchen. The are 3 bedrooms on the upper level and 2 bedrooms in the lower level. Lower level has a family room and 2nd kitchen. New roof in 2012.

824 McGregor #12, BL $95,000

Great location! Beautiful view of golf course from screened in balcony. 2 spacious bedrooms/2 full bath condo across from Lakeside golf course and next to pool in East Bloomington. All kitchen appliances remain. All new carpet in 9/2013. 1 car detached garage. This building has elevator access to all units. Condo fee covers lawn care, snow removal, water and garbage pick up.

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Fox Creek Village Starting at $149,900

Great open floor plan with 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Full unfinished basement with egress window and full bath rough-in. Close to Fox Creek Golf Course, Grade school and park. Clubhouse in village with indoor pool and exercise room. Pick your lot today and build to suit!

new price 1304 W Mulberry St., BL $92,500

Well maintained home located on a quiet street near park. New roof in 2010 and exterior aluminum siding painted in 2012. Nice eat-in kitchen has lots of oak cabinets - all appliances remain. 2 bedrooms and full bath on the main floor. Living room with lots of natural light and fireplace. Great formal dining room currently used as a sitting room. 1 bedroom upstairs and other room upstairs used a bedroom. Finished area in lower level was used as a beauty shop, 2 car detached garage, deck and nice yard.

1102 Belt ave, NL $144,000

SOLD iN 10 DayS! 1806 McKay, BL $149,900

3 spacious bedrooms/2 full bath home located on a quiet street near park. Very open floor plan features cathedral ceiling in living room,dining room and kitchen.Living room has a wood burning fireplace.New carpet throughout.Lots of fresh paint and newer light fixtures. All kitchen appliances remain.Walk-out lower level family room is “L” shaped and measures 13x13 and 10x9. Full bath and laundry in lower level. Backyard retreat with inground pool w/ auto cover. Pull down attic stairs for extra storage.

SOLD iN 14 DayS! 45 Parkshores, BL $134,900

Outstanding location in Maplewood Subdivision. Quiet street surrounded by mature trees. Spacious living room opens to eat-in kitchen. 3 bedrooms on the main level and fully remodeled bath. Finished walk-out lower level features a large family room that measures 24x17, other room that could be used as an office that measures 12x10 and half bath. Ample basement storage. Screened in back porch overlooks large fenced in backyard. New roof 2004, driveway 2008, wtr htr 2011. Very well maintained. Unit 5 schools.

3 bed/2 bath detached zero-lot line across from White Oak Lake. Open floor plan with vaulted living room with fireplace and turned staircase. All stainless steel appliances in kitchen and cathedral ceiling in breakfast nook. Main floor master with walk-in closet, bathroom and laundry. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms including one that measures 26x11 with cathedral ceiling and another full bath. New in the past 5 year - roof, furnace, a/c, main floor carpet, appliances, light fixtures, sump pump, water htr and deck

1405 E Vernon #4, NL $79,900

2008 Tracy Dr. #1, BL $69,900

2 bedroom 1.5 bath condo in Vernon Crossings near shopping, dining, walking trail and transportation. Condo association fee covers water bill, garbage pick up, lawn care, snow removal, ground maintenance, exterior maintenance and in-ground swimming pool! New roof in 2008, new wood flooring in living room in 2007 and new furnace and a/c 2009. Wood burning fireplace in living room. Nice eat-in kitchen - all appliance remain.

Very well maintained MAIN FLOOR condo in the Chalets.Spacious living room with fireplace and new carpeting (and in hallway) in 2012.Sliding glass door leads to covered patio with extra storage.Updated eat-in kitchen has newer appliances (refrigerator, microwave, range and dishwasher all remain) New countertops in 2008. Washer and dryer in condo remain.2 large bedrooms.Master bedroom has full bath and bedroom 2 has a walk-in closet. One of the only units that has a 2 CAR GARAGE. Across from pool & clubhouse.

Will Grimsley

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Price Reduced 1305 Red Abbey, BL | $325,000 WOW!! No Backyard Neighbors

5BR | 3.5BA

Price Reduced 31 University Ct, NL | $110,000 Great Location Near Illinois State 3 BR | 1.5 BA

1110 Hovey Ave, NL | $109,900 Wonderful Oversided Ranch 4 BR | 1 BA

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Price Reduced 210 Lake Shore Circle, BL| $209,900 Nicely Updated East Side Home 4 BR | 2.5 BA

706/708 Roosevelt, BL| $108,850 Duplex - MAJOR Cash Flow!!

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Price Reduced 105 S Towanda #14, NL | $89,900 Condo; Nicely Updated 2 BR | 1 BA

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Price Reduced 1415 W Locust, BL | $99,500 Nicely updated - near park and school 3 BR | 1.5 BA

1916 Tracy #28, BL | $49,900 Nice Condo with Courtyard & Pool 2 BR | 1.5 BA | MLS# 2123475

104 Gladys Drive, NL | $175,000 Wonderfully updated Ranch 4 BR | 3 Full BA

205 Doud Dr, NL | $174,900 Sharp updated 5 bedroom bi level 5 BR | 2.5 BA

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918 W. diVision, Bl 1004 W. Front st. Bl 303 hoVey aVe, nl 407 e madison st, 515 s. mcclun, Bl 1803 Johnson, nl $84,900 IWU $89,900 Miller Park $108,900 2 Bed 1 Bath mackinaW $119,900 $129,900 Greenbriar 3 Bed 2 Bath Large, updated kitchen, stainless steel appliances. Nice huge backyard with basketball hoop, lot has mature trees. Good investment property.

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3 Bed 1/1 Bath Adorable home near downtown. Big dining room, family room, and master bedroom. Updated in 2009.

NEW PRICE!

Just starting out? You can give your guests their own space in the 2nd bedroom of this nice home or use it to set up your home office. Maybe you need to lighten the load on your finances.The price is right on the money here. Highly affordable with dining room, living room, eat-in kitchen.

$109,900 3 Bed 2 Bath Charming and spacious describe this great home. Plenty of updates – furnace, windows, baths, roof. Huge family room and open eat-in kitchen. Large master bedroom on main level with a master bath and great walk-in closet. Main level laundry. Oversized garage built in 2009 with walk-up storage. Great large corner lot with easy walking distance to schools.

2 unit property Good property investment. Commercial zoning.Very large garage. Business opportunity on main level with living quarters above.

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1910 Vladimir, Bl 2701 Binghamton ln, Bl 2703 Binghamton ln, Bl 12 Payne Place, Bl 1501 e oliVe, Bl $149,900 Midlands 3 Bed 3 Baths Stay within your budget and embrace home ownership! Bi-level. 2 bedrooms upstairs. Master bedroom has its own full bath! Living room & kitchen share a look-through, plus space for a dining area. Walk-out lower level has a 3rd bedroom, full bath, utility room, family room w/ cornerset gas fireplace. Convenient location.

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$150,000 Pepper Ridge 3 Bed 1/1 Bath Awesome house just up the road from Pepper Ridge Elementary. Deck overlooks a large, fenced backyard. Home is so well maintained, and move-in ready! Spotless eat-in kitchen has slider to deck. Open floorplan between kitchen and living room. Finished lower level with plenty of storage to spare. Lots of nice updates through-out.

3 Bed 1.5 Bath Make a smart start with the space you need at a great price! Updated baths with tile floors. Large, fenced yard. Great kitchen

$159,900 Pepper Ridge 3 Bed 2 Bath Exceptional find! Lots of storage with a nice, open floorplan.The rooms are spacious and a great deck overlooks the fenced backyard. Many updates in past 4 years.Tree lined lot with no backyard neighbors.

$164,900 Normal 4 Bed 2 Bath Well maintained bungalow in a desirable location!

$179,900 Founders Grove 3 Bed 2 Baths Find your perfect fit in this medium-sized, easy care, Early American home. Charming floor plan, master suite with walk-in closet, impressive dining room, spacious living room, huge family room, finished basement with storage, cheerful kitchen. Oversized yard and 2 car garage with loft storage.

2203 Eastland Drive Bloomington, IL 61704

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$209,900 IWU 3 Bed 1.5 Bath Classis beauty is tried and true. A pridefully restored craftsman home. Intimate parlor, hardwood floors, impressive family room!


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$184,900 Eagles Landing 3 Bed 2/1 Bath Rare, unique zero-lot line plan boasts luxury and space. Huge bedrooms, large family room, four seasons room, breakfast bar, 2nd floor laundry, amazing two story foyer and custom paint. Fenced backyard is perfect for the kids or pets. Custom wood blinds throughout.Visit and see why this may be the wonderful show place for you!

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108 s. moorE, BL

$188,500 Founders Grove 3 Bed 1/1 Bath Great home with large rooms, wood floors throughout. Garage has full walk-up attic. Landscaped backyard with brick bath. French doors. Flexible room works as office,TV room, playroom. Beautiful staircase and charming dinette area with built-in cabinets.

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909 GErikE WaY, BL

$219,900 Wittenberg Woods 3 Bed 3 Bath High end style with bullnose corners, wood and tile floors. Nicely sized bedrooms. Fully finished basement with home theatre and gym!

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sold 3217 suffoLk WaY, BL 3305 spahN, BL $249,900 Oakridge 4 Bed 2/2 Baths Fabulous find! Well maintained and move-in ready home just off of Constitution Trail. So much room! Eefined great room complete with built-in bookcases and a stone fireplace for ambiance to a comfortable three seasons room and fenced backyard. Huge master suite! Inviting den, finished basement, play room, hobby room.Warm, cook friendly kitchen has tile floors, Corian countertops. 1st floor laundry.You will know this is the one!

$269,900 White Eagle 5 Bed 3/1 Bath Space to spread out and relax inside and out! Tiered Trex deck, fenced back yard, family room in lower level pre-wired for home theatre. Located on a dead end street so little traffic. 1st Floor laundry room, huge eat in kitchen, cozy & spacious family room.

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sold sold 10197 N 3500 East rd, 3101 carriNGtoN, BL 3662 rENaissaNcE, NL 24578 roN smith mEm. hWY 19454 Briar, BL $351,900 4 Bed 3 Bath $484,900 2 Bed 2 Bath $334,900 Fox Creek $629,900 Sherwood saYBrook $289,900 3 Bed 2/1 Bath Very nice home! Open spindle staircase. Country kitchen with tile backsplash, updated cabinets, builtins. Updated baths. Super 3rd floor family room useful as den, play area. Enclosed porch/3 seasons room. Apple, peach, plum & cherry trees. Almost 10 acres total with 7 acres of fenced pasture with Sycamore River running through it. 117x54 Morton building includes workshop, 3 stalls, tack room, loft, and riding arena.

HUGE corner lot with a large cedar deck and patio is the setting for party or play! Kitchen has rich cherry cabinets and mother of pearl granite with breakfast bar. Master bath has 2 person shower, double vanity, and a large walk-in closet. Vaulted two story great room has an elegant fireplace. Generously sized family room in lower level plus loads of storage!

High style from its espresso stained maple cabinets in cuisine kitchen to a master bath 2-person shower with body jets! Hand-scraped engineered mahogany flooring. 8’ round top front door. 23x6 covered front porch plus 19x8 covered patio easy to screen or glass. All this with lake view and a walking trail!

Lake Bloomington property - 60 ft of shoreline! 15-min drive to B-N. Master suite with walk-in closet, jetted tub, 2-person shower, impressive living room with stone fireplace & captivating view. Huge great room, kitchen with high-end improvements: Corian counters, breakfast bar, wine chiller, pantry, beverage cooler. Dock your boats & enjoy the view from 3 decks! Many updates including all baths updated, interior and exterior paint, HVAC, and more!

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5 Bed 4/2 Bath Incredible home! Spectacular wooded lot! Main floor master suite with deck. Large custom master bath with walk in tiled shower. Beautiful cherry cabinets and coffered ceilings. Gourmet kitchen with island, large walk in pantry, and extra butlers’ pantry for extra storage and space. Lower level with family room, large wet bar, separate wine/cigar room with wine rack and cooler. Four separate outdoor living spaces!

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1. One of a kind home on one of the largest lake lots on the main lake at Lake Bloomington. Wonderful modern home. Very private setting. Jacuzzi room. Office area in lower level. Priced below assesed value. New bay windows in living room. $799,000. MLS# 2131545. Nancy Brady 242-1311.

2. Dream home on lake with custom detail and many upgrades. Seating, projector, and screen stays in theater room; 4 seasons room full of windows for that gorgeous lake view! Over 20K added in landscaping. Exterior is brick and stone. 2nd full kitchen in lower level! This is a masterpiece in Royal Links! $774,000. MLS# 2132161. Belinda Trunell 287-6105.

3. Spectacular lot on Lake Bloomington. Lake view from every room in home. 16 Pella sliding glass doors. 10 skylights. 3 lots. 2005 was 3400 North Sun room including floor heat. Refrigerator, Full size freezer, ice maker, Magic Chef stove. Irrigation system. Docks with benches. $599,000. MLS# 2131594. Nancy Brady 242-1311.

4. Beautiful location on Lake Bloomington. Effective age 1967-rebuilt and added second story and basement walkout. 4 large bedrooms up and master or office on main floor. Fantastic lake view. Very nice porch. You really need to see this one. Lots of great room for family & friends. $595,900. MLS# 2130877. Nancy Brady 242-1311.

5. 154 ft. lake frontage on Lake Bloomington! Beautiful setting. Very open plan. Huge master with screened-in porch. New roof 2012. Newer windows. Large closets. Wet bar in family room area. Very private lot. Kitchen is L-shaped. 3 car garage. $575,000. MLS# 2123511. Nancy Brady 242-1311.

6. Custom designed and built, grand entry stair-foyer with 7 stage crown moldings, first floor master design with galley walkway, 18 foot great room ceiling, custom chair rail, picture framing in dining room, galley gourmet kitchen with cherry cabinets, granite, wet island, pantries, impressive master suite. Agent Interest. $570,000. MLS# 2131640. Dan Slagell 261-3026.

7. Beautiful Sunset Rd.! 800 sq/ft pool house with 2 baths, shower and kitchen. 24x44 pool with 10.5 ft. diving area. Very large patio, great for entertaining! Plaster walls. Addition in 1993. New roof in ’09. New furnace & air in ’12. Security system. $499,000. MLS# 2122960. Nancy Brady 242-1311.

8. Amazing ranch with tons of character! 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, 3 car garage, open floor plan, granite kitchen w/high-end stainless appliances. Formal dining AND living/office space. Many upgrades including; whole house audio, intercom system, central vac, paver patio w/ post & beam roof and gas fire-pit (w glass fire rocks). $331,087. MLS# 2133435. Becky Hartema 825-9876.

9. Beautiful wooded lot. 17x14 screened in porch. 3 car garage. Oak ceiling in family room. Beautiful windows, really feels like you are in the woods, from all rooms, 2 walk-in closets in master, 4th bedroom has wood ceiling and floors - makes a great office. Water softener owned. 2 furnaces/2 air units, walk-up attic. Cedar closet. Deep well. $279,800. MLS# 2133166. Nancy Brady 242-1311.

10. Shows like new! Newer fence. Close to everything. Beautiful kitchen with Granite & Cherry cabinets. Large master bedroom and closet. Hardwood floors in Kitchen and Living Room. Living room could be formal dining room. Oversized 3 car garage. Radon has been mitigated. $244,800. MLS# 2133543. Nancy Brady 242-1311.

11. Open kitchen/dining and family room w/massive double sided fireplace, sliding doors from dining to oversized deck & brick patio area w/fenced yard, no backyard neighbors. Laundry on Main, finished basement w/3 extra rooms, storage, bathroom and kitchenette. $229,900. MLS# 2132507. Becky Gerig 212-4120.

12. Country living at it FINEST!! Minutes from State Farm! Home has been beautifully renovated: new 600 sq/ft wrap-around porch, 2 exposed aggregate patios, fencing, hand scraped hickory wood floors throughout the first floor, carpet, new stainless steel appliances, new kitchen backsplash, countertops, and cabinet facing. $225,000. MLS# 2133416. Becky Gerig 212-4120.

13. Fantastic 2 story in desirable Pheasant Ridge! Huge eat in kitchen w/ceramic tile, abundant counter space, cabinets and electrical outlets. Newer faucets in kitchen. Huge master bedroom & bath, large bedrooms, great room w/fireplace. Family room down finished. $220,000. MLS# 2133282. Becky Gerig 212-4120.

14. One-of-a-kind Classic Victorian look w/all new amenities! HIGH QUALITY, WELL CRAFTED WOODWORK throughout entire home that has been restored or remade to original look! Crown molding in every room. Kitchen completely remodeled in ‘07, including new duct work, windows, wine rack, quality cabinets, built-in desk, newer appliances, above cabinet lighting. $209,900. MLS# 2131855. Willow Gramm 824-5703.

15. GREAT HOME PRICED TO SELL! Very private yard, Large MB with Garden tub- Woodworkers Dream - Stairs from Basement to the garage straight out. Family room down. Very nice built ins and kitchen cabinets- 1st floor laundry. $209,900. MLS# 2132510. Nancy Brady 242-1311.

16. Welcome home!!! Beautiful light and airy 2 Story w/open floor plan/ eat-in kitchen, 4 bedroom, 2 full/2 half baths. Gorgeous hardwood on main level w/custom blinds to match. Freshly painted interior and garage, some new carpet and new 6-panel doors. Updated baths w/ new fixtures. Convenient upstairs laundry. Neutral colors throughout. $199,900. MLS# 2131698. Becky Gerig 212-4120.

17. Very nice, all brick ranch, huge fenced in yard w/ recently stained deck and fence. Open courtyard front entryway. Kitchen opens to the LR. Large master w/master bath. 2 Fireplaces, one on remote control from Hearth Room. Wood-burning fireplace in family room. $189,900. MLS# 2131227. Becky Gerig 212-4120.

18. Charming ranch. Open great room with built-ins and Wood burning fireplace. Huge eat-in kitchen with dinette and snack bar, plenty of cabinets with backsplash. 9 foot ceilings, 3 spacious bedrooms and 2 full baths on main level. Laundry with plenty of cabinets. Spacious Lower Level Family Room with Bar. $186,900. MLS# 2133522. Ken Hoffacker 825-1077.

19. Peace and quiet awaits you just minutes from town! 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, eat-in kitchen, spacious living/dining room and large family room in lower level. Large lot in Lamplighter on the edge of Towanda with no backyard neighbors. Subdivision amenities include park, pond, basketball and tennis courts. $179,900. MLS# 2132573. Ken Hoffacker 825-1077.

20. Spacious open unique design! Convenient location close to the interstate and State Farm Corp. Lower level family room w/wood-burning fireplace. Deep lot w/mature trees. Very large kitchen overlooks family room. Newer flooring and freshly painted interior. Semi-fenced in yard, shed remains. $169,900. MLS# 2133616. Becky Gerig 212-4120.

21. IMMACULATE 4 bedroom home! Original owners w/great pride of ownership. Home is very clean and refreshing; has lots of natural light. Fresh paint throughout. Updates everywhere! AC & Furnace in Fall ‘09. Furnace is 95% efficient, humidifier & air cleaner. Extra-large bedrooms. Every single-style window has been replaced. $166,000. MLS# 2133077. Willow Gramm 824-5703.

22. Immaculate home - shows like a model! Custom built in 9/2011 - like new! Home was built w/ tons of attention to detail. Gorgeous built-ins in family room surrounding classy, gas fireplace. High quality kitchen cupboards with no-slam drawers & under cabinet lighting. All black appliances included. $160,000. MLS# 2130154. Willow Gramm 824-5703

23. Immaculate zero-lot in Park West! Interior freshly painted, professionally cleaned, and beautifully landscaped! This home screams move-in ready! Brand new carpet throughout! Spacious open floor plan w/vaulted ceiling, tasteful decor, family room w/fireplace, main floor master & large bath, laundry, walk in closet. $149,900. MLS# 2123284. Becky Gerig 212-4120.

24. Beautiful open floor plan. Quality throughout! Cathedral ceilings, skylights, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, with extra-large bonus room. First floor master suite with cathedral ceiling, garden tub, and shower. Large closets in each of the bedrooms, and additional attic storage space above the garage. Spacious kitchen with large bay window, ample cabinets and pantry. $154,900. MLS# 2131949. Becky Gerig 212-4120.

25. Exceptional home that is Move-in-Ready! Owners have put in new windows, carpet, tile, some drywall, paint, & light fixtures. 2nd floor has been re-done summer ‘13; it has an entire suite upstairs w/ separate entrance that could be used for income. 2nd floor has a kitchen, 2 large bedrooms (or one bedroom and a bonus rm), & ex-large bath w/ whirlpool tub. $154,900. MLS# 2132422. Willow Gramm 824-5703.

26. Great home located in nice neighborhood. 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths make this a great family home. Updated bamboo floors on the main level. Well maintained throughout. Large deck on back with walkout basement and huge family room. Must see! $152,900. MLS# 2133133. Sam Hazleton 530-1463.

27. NOT your typical tri-level! Gigantic 31x 23 room addition on the back with full basement, wood-burning fireplace with brick surround. This Home also offers 4 bedrooms 2 full baths, enclosed porch, fenced yard, lots of wood flooring, and a 2 car garage all within minutes of Bloomington/Normal. $150,000. MLS# 2133546. Sam Hazleton 530-1463.

28. Fabulous ranch w/large eat-in kitchen, abundance of cabinets & pantry! Open floor plan w/vaulted ceilings, family room w/fireplace, Master Suite w /walk in closet, double sinks & garden tub. Large storage room in basement w/built in shelves, whole house humidifier, and built in instant hot water dispenser on kitchen sink. $148,900. MLS# 2132907. Becky Gerig 212-4120.

29. Recently updated beautiful bi-level, huge corner lot w/6 ft privacy fence, privacy hot tub landing, 20x17 two tiered deck and beautifully landscaped. 4 large bedrooms, recently remodeled kitchen and baths. Newer flooring throughout, Solid wood doors, kitchen opens to dining room and living room, huge family room down. $144,000. MLS# 2131844. Becky Gerig 212-4120.

30. GREAT curb appeal...freshly painted exterior and interior/original hardwood floors/great corner lot location across from Ewing Castle-Park/driveway off of side street (Rowe). Nicely renovated 10x14 3 season breezeway to kitchen door from garage. Bright main level living room with wood-burning fireplace plus spacious lower level family-rec room with fireplace. $140,000. MLS# 2133531. Dan Slagell 261-3026.

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31. Cute ranch home in Savannah Green! 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, with finished basement that includes a family room and other room that could be used for 4th bedroom. Open living/ dining room concept leading to the kitchen. 1st floor laundry. Completely fenced-in yard w/detached 2 car garage. $132,000. MLS# 2133505. Becky Gerig 212-4120.

32. Darling 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bathroom Ranch Style home on Very Large Lot (120x120) with a 3 car attached garage. Kitchen has stainless steel gas stove and refrigerator and lots of storage. Large dining room and huge family room. There is a 3 tiered deck with a 27 foot round pool. The yard is partially fenced. 1/2 bathroom in heated garage. $131,500. MLS# 2132383. Willow Gramm 824-5703.

33. Beautiful all brick home in country! Home has been updated throughout. Most windows replaced. Entire home freshly painted w/great colors. Newer light fixtures & fans. Newer Stainless Steel appliances. All flooring newer. Bathroom gutted & now gorgeous w/tiled floors & shower and new dual vanity. $130,000. MLS# 2132847. Willow Gramm 824-5703.

34. Darling home w/huge family room and many updates! Beautiful electric fireplace w/ stone mantle. Home has 3161 sq/ft! Tons of living space! Finished basement has kitchen area, full bath & bedroom. Family room has nook, great for a computer area. Garage is oversized 2 car & house has carport. Must see inside! $128,500. MLS# 2133216. Willow Gramm 824-5703.

35. Quiet neighborhood, no backyard neighbors, fenced yard and mature trees. Freshly painted, new carpet throughout Aug ‘13. New roof ‘08, with tear off. 2002 new furnace, A/C, water heater, and electric panel. $124,900. MLS# 2133254. Ken Hoffacker 825-1077.

36. Wonderful updated all brick ranch ready for new owners. This home features 4 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths attached garage, eat in kitchen, fenced yard, and storage shed. Updates include water heater, roof, HVAC, all windows, exterior doors & electric service. This is a very well maintained home and a must see. $124,900. MLS# 2132478. Sam Hazleton 530-1463.

37. Nicely updated Bungalow! Large bedrooms on main level with a possibility of finishing walk-up attic for a third in the future. Updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, updated baths, hardwood throughout most of main level and newer carpets in hall and bedroom. Unique character! Newer AC and furnace in 2011, water heater and roof 2006. $99,900. MLS# 2130357. Becky Gerig 212-4120.

38. Nicely maintained end unit with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, partially finished basement. Why pay rent when you can own and rates are still low! $97,500. MLS# 2133497. Sam Hazleton 530-1463.

39. Ranch-style home with two bedrooms and attached garage in move-in condition. 21x10 Bonus Room overlooks fenced-in back yard. Also has separate fenced-in area for dogs/ pets. Updates include kitchen countertop, carpet, roof, windows, paint, front door, interior door to bonus room, etc. $94,900. MLS# 2133536. Belinda Trunell 287-6105.

40. Maintenance-free 3 bedroom, 2 full bath home! Ready to move-in! Located on a very large 140 x 100 lot. 2011 roof on house & garage, siding on both within 5 years. Extra-large garage w/a storage room, 2 workbenches, 3 year old garage door, central air & furnace in ‘06. Fresh paint throughout house. $84,900. MLS# 2133350. Willow Gramm 824-5703.

41. First Floor Master Suite w/walk-in closet. Gas fireplace cornered in large 2-story Family Room. Two spacious Bedrooms upstairs plus loft/bonus space perfect for lounge/office/hobby area, etc. Beautiful eat-in Kitchen w/cherry wood cabinets & large island. All appliances stay including refrigerator. $186,900. MLS# 2133511. Belinda Trunell 287-6105.

42. Good price! Large kitchen-all appliances remain! Pulse furnace, low utilities. Gas fireplace in living room 99% efficiency. 2 car carport. Nice sized bedrooms. Storage area n lower level. Plumbed for bath down. $79,800. MLS# 2113239. Nancy Brady 242-1311.

43. Wrap-around covered porch, 20x12 deck, 34x34 garage w/workbench, vinyl windows, newer siding, formal dining w/ built-in, wood floors, natural woodwork, new roofing on porches in 2013. New carpet & fresh paint in several rooms and basement walls. Just a few blocks from schools. $72,900. MLS# 2131508. Willow Gramm 824-5703.

44. Very nice upper unit in well cared for Chalet Condos, quiet cul de sac. 2 large Bedrooms and 2 Bath, living room with wood burning fireplace. Large eat-in kitchen with tons of cabinets. Private entrance on the backside off the unit near the garage. Over looks the pool and clubhouse, beautiful views. Ready to move into. Note this unit comes with 2 garage stall. $55,000. MLS# 2131928. Becky Gerig 212-4120.

45. Great investment property. Roof replaced in 2007, water heater 2012, siding and windows 2003, carpet & kitchen floor 2006, newer light fixtures and ceiling fans. On corner lot. Backs up to Tennis Courts. Great value! Sold “as is.” $47,000. MLS# 2130420. Willow Gramm 824-5703.

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Country living at it FINEST!! Minutes from State Farm! Home has been beautifully renovated.

Beautiful ranch home overlooking the lake! Tiled LR w/ Fireplace, vaulted ceilings, open to kitchen, dining area. Laundry on the main. Basement has large FR w/ full bath.

Spacious open unique design! Convenient location close to the interstate and State Farm Corp. Lower level family room w/wood-burning fireplace. Deep lot w/mature trees. Very large kitchen overlooks family room. Newer flooring and freshly painted interior. Semi-fenced in yard, shed remains.

Fabulous ranch w/large eat-in kitchen, abundance of cabinets & pantry! Open floor plan w/vaulted ceilings, family room w/ fireplace, Master Suite w /walk in closet, double sinks & garden tub.

Open kitchen/dining and family room w/massive double sided fireplace, sliding doors from dining to oversized deck & brick patio area w/fenced yard, no backyard neighbors.

Welcome home!!! Beautiful light and airy 2 Story w/open floor plan/eat-in kitchen, 4 bedroom, 2 full/2 half baths. Gorgeous hardwood on main level w/custom blinds to match.

Immaculate ZeroLot in Park West Sub! Interior freshly painted, professionally cleaned, and Beautifully landscaped! This home screams Move In Ready! Brand new carpet throughout!

Recently updated beautiful bi-level, huge corner lot w/6 ft privacy fence, privacy hot tub landing, 20x17 two tiered deck and beautifully landscaped. 4 large bedrooms, recently remodeled kitchen and baths.

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Nicely updated Bungalow! Large bedrooms on main level with a possibility of finishing walk-up attic for a third in the future. Updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

Fantastic 2 story in the much sought after Pheasant Ridge Subdivision! Huge eat-in kitchen w/ceramic tile, abundant counter space, cabinets and electrical outlets.

Very nice, all brick ranch, huge fenced in yard w/recently stained deck and fence. Open courtyard front entryway. Kitchen opens to the LR. Large master w/master bath.

Beautiful open floor plan. Quality throughout! Cathedral ceilings, skylights, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, with extra-large bonus room. First floor master suite with cathedral ceiling, garden tub, and shower.

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2808 Luke Beautiful 1.5 story lakefront in desirable Royal Links! Custom 5 bedroom/4.5 bath home built by Johnston Construction; 2 story living room with fireplace, floor to ceiling Pella windows and striking box beam ceiling; spacious gourmet kitchen with high end stainless steel appliances and island; main level master with sitting area and fireplace; huge spa-like master bath with separate vanities; full sized wet bar in lower level family room with newer theater room + equip; most rooms have sparkling lake views; sprinkler system, wireless fence. $685,000 MLS #2132956

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2803 Radbourne

Gorgeous quality built ranch! Lakefront views, 4 bedrooms/3.2 baths; 10 ft. ceilings; nice eat-in kitchen with pantry; french doors, custom trim, fireplace, high efficiency furnace; finished lower level; 3 seasons room; nicely landscaped yard! $399,500 MLS#2131375

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Stunning 1.5 story with custom features in Fox Creek; featuring treed yard, no rear neighbors; Gourmet Kitchen w/granite countertops, & tile floors. 2 story great room with wine bar and lit trey ceiling. 5 bedrooms 4.5 baths; 3 gas fireplaces, 1st Floor Master. $499,900 MLS# 2133561

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1213 Ironwood

13747 Whitetail Court

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Custom built original owners on huge landscaped lot. Great curb appeal & custom design with 3 finished levels; Formal dining room, split staircase; lower level family room w/ daylight windows. $334,500 MLS# 2133513

Great one owner ranch with 4 bedrooms 2.5 baths, 2 car garage. Affordably ranch offers spacious bedrooms, Lg kitchen. $149,800 MLS# 2132824

Terrific 2 story 5 bedrooms 2.5 baths in Fox Creek overlooking golf course; stunning open floor plan to great rm with 9ft. ceilings and 2 story entry. Large eat-in kitchen w/pantry. Butler bar server. $328,500 MLS# 2133593

Maintenance free ranch with private treed rear yard that adjoins the trail. Why pay rent? You can have your own home. $134,900 MLS# 2133552

Stunning 2 Story 4 bedrooms 3.5 baths w/ golf course views; featuring open floor plan from the eat-in kitchen, dining & family room w/ adjourning fireplace to the kitchen; Main level w/9ft. vaulted & cathedral ceilings; Unwind in the huge master bedroom w sitting area & fireplace! Buy me now. $296,500 MLS# 2133739

Affordable 3 bedrooms 2 story w/additional 4 seasons porch, 2 car garage. Cathedral &vaulted ceilings, spacious master suite. $134,900 MLS# 2132655

Beautiful huge corner lot, 1.5 story home w/2 story entry on .82 acre lot. 4 bedrooms 3.5 baths, main level master bedroom w/walk-in closet. Lower level w/2nd family rm w/ huge game room. $289,500 MLS# 2133580

Solid ranch style home with adjoining front porch. Large living room; 1 car detached garage. 1 bedroom 1 bath $58,500 MLS# 2133016

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13534 Fawn Dr., Bloomington $299,900

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There’s a reason homeownership is the foundation of the American Dream. While lately the economy has presented some challenges, it has also helped us focus on what matters most: the value of owning a home. It’s reminded us that home is where we make memories, build our future and feel comfortable and secure. When you’re ready, a REALTOR®, a member of the National Association of REALTORS®, can help you find the home that’s right for you. REALTORS® are prepared—to answer your questions, show you options and guide you home.

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