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What a $250,000 Home Looks Like in 25 Major Cities

Whether you’re simply browsing or looking to relocate, we’ve scoped out a home for sale for $250,000 in 25 major cities across the country. Revealing just how much house you can get for your money, these homes range from a 500-square-feet coop in New York City’s East Harlem neighborhood to a 3,052-square-feet single-family home in El Paso’s Northwest neighborhood.


  1. 1. New York, NY

    Neighborhood: East Harlem
    One Bedroom, One Bathroom Coop
    500 Square Feet, $500/Square Foot
    $250,000

  2. 2. Houston, TX

    Neighborhood: Clear Lake
    Three Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms Single-Family Home
    2,005 Square Feet, $125/Square Foot
    $250,000

  3. 3. Los Angeles, CA

    Neighborhood: Eagle Rock
    One Bedroom, One Bathroom Manufactured Home
    559 Square Feet, $445/Square Foot
    $249,000

  4. 4. Phoenix, AZ

    Neighborhood: Anthem
    Four Bedrooms, Two and Half Bathrooms Single-Family Home
    1,772 Square Feet, $141/Square Foot
    $250,000

  5. 5. Chicago, IL

    Neighborhood: Gold Coast
    One Bedroom, One Bathroom Condo
    875 Square Feet, $286/Square Foot
    $250,000

  6. 6. Philadelphia, PA

    Neighborhood: Pennypack
    Three Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms Multi-Family Home
    1,164 Square Feet, $215/Square Foot
    $250,000

  7. 7. San Antonio, TX

    Neighborhood: Ridge of Silverado Hill
    Three Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms Single-Family Home
    2,361 Square Feet, $106/Square Foot
    $250,000

  8. 8. San Diego, CA

    Neighborhood: Normal Heights
    One Bedroom, One Bathrooms Condo
    510 Square Feet, $510/Square Foot
    $260,000

  9. 9. Dallas, TX

    Neighborhood: Southwest Dallas
    Four Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms Single-Family Home
    1,582 Square Feet, $158/Square Foot
    $250,000

  10. 10. San Jose, CA

    Neighborhood: Fairgrounds
    Two Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms Manufactured Home
    1,440 Square Feet, $167/Square Foot
    $250,000

  11. 11. Indianapolis, IN

    Neighborhood: Allisonville
    Three Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms Single-Family Home
    1,941 Square Feet, $129/Square Foot
    $249,900

  12. 12. Jacksonville, FL

    Neighborhood: Murray Hill
    Three Bedrooms, One and a Half Bathrooms Single-Family Home
    1,909 Square Feet, $131/Square Foot
    $250,000

  13. 13. San Francisco, CA

    Neighborhood: Cathedral Hill
    One Bedroom, One Bathroom Condo
    540 Square Feet, $463/Square Foot
    $250,000

  14. 14. Austin, TX

    Neighborhood: Harris Branch
    Four Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms Single-Family Home
    1,883 Square Feet, $133/Square Foot
    $250,000

  15. 15. Columbus, OH

    Neighborhood: Old Town East
    Three Bedrooms, Three and a Half Bathrooms Single-Family Home
    2,030 Square Feet, $123/Square Foot
    $250,000

  16. 16. Fort Worth, TX

    Neighborhood: Villages of Woodland Springs
    Four Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms Single-Family Home
    2,280 Square Feet, $110/Square Foot
    $250,000

  17. 17. Louisville-Jefferson, KY

    Four Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms Single-Family Home
    2,580 Square Feet, $97/Square Foot
    $250,000

  18. 18. Charlotte, NC

    Neighborhood: Steele Creek
    Four Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms Single-Family Home
    2,144 Square Feet, $117/Square Foot
    $250,000

  19. 19. Detroit, MI

    Neighborhood: Woodbridge
    Three Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms Single-Family Home
    2,022 Square Feet, $136/Square Foot
    $275,000

  20. 20. El Paso, TX

    Neighborhood: Northwest
    Three Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms Single-Family Home
    3,052 Square Feet, $82/Square Foot
    $250,000

  21. 21. Memphis, TN

    Neighborhood: East Memphis-Colonial Yorkshire
    Three Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms Single-Family Home
    1,942 Square Feet, $126/Square Foot
    $245,000

  22. 22. Nashville-Davidson, TN

    Neighborhood: Percy Priest Woods
    Four Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms Single-Family Home
    1,756 Square Feet, $142/Square Foot
    $250,000

  23. 23. Baltimore, MD

    Neighborhood: Westfield
    Three Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms Single-Family Home
    2,124 Square Feet, $115/Square Foot
    $245,000

  24. 24. Boston, MA

    Neighborhood: North Dorchester
    Two Bedrooms, One Bathroom Condo
    871 Square Feet, $423/Square Foot
    $243,395

  25. 25. Seattle, WA

    Neighborhood: Marina District, Des Moines
    Two Bedrooms Condo
    682 Square Feet, $350/Square Foot
    $239,000

Any places on the list that excite or surprise you? Comment below and let us know!

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