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If You Don’t Buy This $44,960 House, I Will!

by Elizabeth Finkelstein

Much as I love what I do for a living, it can sometimes wreck havoc on my life. BECAUSE I WANT ALL THE HOUSES. Can you blame me!? LOOK AT THIS ONE. It’s $44,960. It hurts. I want it. The little fan on the front landing! The staircase! The built-ins! The pocket doors! EVERYTHING!!!! Seriously, just look at the photos.


213 S Park St, Streator, IL

5 beds, 2 baths, 3,160 sqft
Asking Price: $44,960 (foreclosure)
Marvel in this historic 5 bedroom, 2 bath home with beautiful built-ins and eye-catching woodwork throughout. Notice the intricate staircase and stained glass window that lets in the day’s light. The living room features a wood burning fireplace with detailed mantel. The spacious master bedroom has a nook area, perfect for a nightly reading area! If 3,160 square feet isn’t enough for you, there is a walk-up attic that could be an amazing master bedroom/office area/etc. 2 car detached brick garage. Run as fast as you can; you don’t want to miss out on this property. Schedule your private showing today!
For more information, visit the full listing over at RE/MAX 1st Choice

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Elizabeth is the founder of CIRCA and a practicing writer, architectural historian and preservation consultant living in Nyack, NY. Elizabeth has loved historic houses for as long as she can remember, having grown up in an 1850’s Greek Revival gem that was lovingly restored by her parents. Elizabeth, her husband Ethan and their beagle Banjo remain on a relentless hunt for their perfect “Thanksgiving house.”


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