I don't think there is value in adding hardwood if the carpet is in perfectly good condition. What are the trends in your area? If the majority of homes that are selling have hardwood, it may be smart to do the same. I would consult with your realtor.
Mark Leach | http://cloudcarpet1.com... more
Your post says that you are looking for real estate listings. You should check out this site: http://www.bankforeclosuressale.com/. It is a leading website database that contains over two million foreclosure homes, including bank foreclosures, government foreclosures like VA homes and HUD homes, distressed properties and commercial properties that are for sale all across the nation.
All of the listings have had any outstanding liens eliminated and the title is free and clear. We also update our extensive collection of listings every day. Membership opens up the listing and reveals the contact information and a detailed property description including more photos.
I did a quick check for homes in this area and I found several active 3 bedroom listings with prices starting at $118,750. Here is the link to check it out: http://www.bankforeclosuressale.com/list/il/county031/westchester.html#listing_type=power_search&sort_by=property_bdrm%20DESC... more