5 Most Popular Homes For Sale By Owner in September

By ForSaleByOwner

Fall just might be the right time for buyers to make their move. Mortgage rates fell for three consecutive weeks in late September and early October, according to Freddie Mac. The 30-year fixed loan dropped to an average of 4.22%, the lowest level since June. Buyers be aware: These five homes that received the most views on our site last month might not be there for long!

1. 6533 Prairie Hill Road, South Beloit, IL 61080
Price: $125,000
Highlights: Bring the family and the horses! This 1.5-story comfortable country home sits on 1.68 acres in the Prairie Hill/Hononegah school district. Home has 3 bedrooms (2 up, 1 down), 1 bath, all new large kitchen, new roof, large all-season porch, mature fruit trees, and more.

2. Youngsville, LA 70592 
Price: $161,500
Highlights: This beautifully updated home is move-in ready! Set in a quiet neighborhood, this 2-bed/2-bath single family home features a spacious open floor plan surrounded by large windows throughout with a backyard overlooking a breathtaking view of an Oak tree farm.

3. 2641 Acorn St., Marrero, LA 70072
Price: $175,900
Highlights: This 3-bed/2-bath beautiful brick home on a corner lot includes an open floor plan and Cathedral ceilings in living room and master bedroom. The master bath has a garden tub with his-and-hers sinks. As a bonus, the seller is leaving all kitchen appliances and living room furniture.

4. 5 McLean Lane, Springfield, IL 62704
Price: $139,900
Highlights: Designed by an architect in the mid-50s, this 2-bed/2-bath ranch is located in a quiet cul-de-sac steps from Washington Park and Pasfield Golf Course. This home has vaulted ceilings covered in wide wood planks throughout, plus ample closet space with additional storage in bedrooms.

5. 213 Greenwood Dr. Lafayette, LA 70506
Price: $297,600
Highlights: A charming renovated 3-bed/2-bath home that sits under the canopy of twin 60-year old Oaks and a huge Magnolia tree. A large master suite was added in 2007 along with new plumbing, dual tankless water heaters, new electrical service and a new driveway and carport.

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