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House Hunting? Here’s What A $200,000 Budget Buys You, From Downtown To The Suburbs

Here are 7 of our favorite picks for what a $200,000 budget will get you around the Columbus region.

373 Southwood Ave.

via Minister Realty. “Updated, affordably priced two story located in the heart of Merion Village. Main level features cherry hardwood floors, living room, dining room, spacious kitchen with tile floors and backsplash. Upstairs features newly refinished hardwood floors, large bedrooms, and a large bathroom with tile flooring and new vanity.”

Neighborhood/Community: Merion Village
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, and 1,114 square feet
Price: $169,800
Things We Love: This home has character! The hardwood floors and original wood trim harken back to the era of “things built to last” which makes sense, because this home was built in 1926!

via Minister Realty
via Minister Realty
via Minister Realty

2338 E Livingston Ave.

via Coldwell Banker. “This is a perfect starter home for individuals looking for Bexley Schools or individuals who wish to remain in Bexley but are looking to downsize. A one story, 2 BR, 1 Bath home with plenty of space accented by beautiful hardwood floors throughout. Nice size kitchen with eating space. Nice sized basement. One car garage in from the alley which makes for easy access in and out of the property.”

Neighborhood/Community: South Bexley
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, and 989 square feet.
Price: $159,900
Things We Love: This home needs a little love, there’s no doubt about that. But for this price, you can be in one of the most amazing school districts, not only in the state, but in the country.

via Coldwell Banker
via Coldwell Banker
via Coldwell Banker

271 Hawkes Ave.

via Realty Ohio. “Newly renovated home awaits new owner! New kitchen with granite and beautiful backsplash. New bath. New flooring throughout. Updated furnace and AC.”

Neighborhood/Community: Franklinton
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, and 1,064 square feet.
Price: $172,500
Things We Love: This home has been thoughtfully rennovated, but it still holds on to that century old charm. But the real reason we love it is because Franklinton is funky and the place to be right now.

via Realty Ohio
via Realty Ohio
via Realty Ohio

1037 Neil Ave, Apartment A

via listed by Columbus Realty Source. “Enjoy the character and charm with all the modern amenities in this first floor condo on one of the most desirable streets in Victorian Village. Original woodwork, hardwood floors, open floor plan, updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, and bath. Washer and Dryer in unit, with ample storage space both individually and communal in basement. Highly desirable 1 car garage.”

Neighborhood/Community: Victorian Village
Specs: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, and 794 square feet.
Price: $199,900
Things We Love: Location. Location. Location. This apartment is located in the heart of Victorian Village, one of the most walkable and downright awesome neighborhoods in the city. It may be small, but it’s amazing.

via listed by Columbus Realty Source
via listed by Columbus Realty Source
via listed by Columbus Realty Source

5700 Alkire Rd.

via Keller Williams. “Smart Updates in this well-kept 3 Level home with great bones, comfortable living spaces & lovely location in Prairie TWP! Enjoy nearly a half-acre property replete with mature trees, lush lawn + views to the Golf Course. New owners will appreciate the newer roof & vinyl siding (’16), added spray insulation (’15), sump pump (’14) and water softener (’17).”

Neighborhood/Community: Galloway
Specs: 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and 1,675 square feet.
Price: $159,900
Things We Love: This home sits on nearly a half acre, perfect for those Ohio fall nights when a bonfire is just what the doctor ordered. Plus, it has four bedrooms, which is a lot of bang for your buck in this price range.

via Keller Williams.
via Keller Williams.
via Keller Williams.

314 E. Lincoln Ave.

via HER Realtors. “Cape Cod style home with good space, surprisingly large 1st floor Bedroom, flex space,1st fl laundry, eat-in kitchen & finished bsmt. Lower Level has additional laundry, rec room space, built-ins and abundant storage. Yard boasts some fruit trees and large patio/driveway plus rear deck. Embrace the vintage features which grace this home!”

Neighborhood/Community: Sharon Heights
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, and 1,354 square feet.
Price: $180,000
Things We Love: This Cape Cod near Worthington has tons of great features, including hardwood floors, plus a finished attic and basement. The basement is rocking some truly authentic 1970s vibes.

via HER Realtors
via HER Realtors
via HER Realtors

1571 Lafayette Dr.

via Val Equity Real Estate. “Beautifully updated 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath end-unit condo, adjacent to Sunny 95 Park in Upper Arlington schools. Wood laminate flooring throughout first floor. Kitchen offers granite counters, marble backsplash, tons of recessed lights, white, raised panel, soft-close cabinet drawers and doors. Great room has tons of light from 2 sets of sliding doors with beautiful plantation shutters that offer privacy and natural light at the same time. Cozy up to the wood burning fireplace.”

Neighborhood/Community: Upper Arlington
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and 1,102 square feet.
Price: $162,900
Things We Love: This adorable condo is located in a great school district and is completely updated. The modern upgrades are jaw dropping, but my favorite part has to be the built in breakfast nook.

via Val Equity Real Estate
via Val Equity Real Estate
via Val Equity Real Estate

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