The Halls paid $343,500 for the 2,655-square-foot house in April 2006. It was built in 1995 in Tangueray Meadows subdivision in the neighborhood of North of Gages Lake Road.
Dennis Fertig is an independent writer at Ready Words.
He previously served as editor-in-chief of Your Money at Consumer's Digest.
He holds a B.A. degree in English and political science from Northern Illinois University.
There were 108 home sales in Gages Lake CDP in 2008, with a median sales price of $167,046.
Address: 18142 West Meander Drive
Buyer(s): Fertig C Dennis and Fertig M Theresa
Seller(s): David W Hall and Jody L Hall
Sale date: Sep. 18, 2009