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

Searching for the perfect home isn’t always as easy as it should be. It’s easy to get overwhelmed, especially in Columbus. The real estate market boom is still going strong, and with so many options, it’s hard to even know where to begin.

If you’re wondering how far your $200,000 budget will take you around Columbus, allow me to help. We’ve gathered 7 of our favorite houses that are currently in your budget. Who’s ready to do a little house hunting?

638 Wiltshire Rd, Columbus, OH 43204

Neighborhood/Community: Hilltop
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,492 square feet
Price: $179,900
What we love: With a gorgeous, nearly quarter acre lot and a location that’s just a half a mile from Westgate park, this Hilltop gem comes in a little under budget. The home has been beautifully updated and features gorgeous hardwood floors throughout.

549 E Jenkins Ave, Columbus, OH 43207

Neighborhood/Community: Vasser Village
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, 1,040 square feet
Price: $177,900
What we love: This home has been remodeled from top to bottom. The kitchen has all new stainless steel appliances, new cabinetry, and quartz countertops, perfect for cooking a delicious meal with the family or entertaining.

987 E Whittier St, Columbus, OH 43206

Neighborhood/Community: Karns Park
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,653 square feet
Price: $195,000
What we love: The details throughout this home are incredible. From the decorative ceilings to the fantastic tilework, it’s completely move-in ready. There are so many memories just waiting to be made in this affordable dream home.

4643 Shady Lane Ct, Columbus, OH 43227

Neighborhood/Community: Leawood
Specs: 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,582 square feet
Price: $150,000
What we love: Looking for a beautiful Cape Cod that has tons of natural light, a great yard, and modern updates? Look no further. In addition to being a fantastic option, this home also comes in well under the $200,000 budget.

1556 Duxberry Ave, Columbus, OH 43211

Neighborhood/Community: South Linden
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, 1,251 square feet
Price: $164,900
What we love: I’m utterly obsessed with the open floorplan of this beautiful home. It’s got everything you’re looking for in a home, including an updated kitchen, all new flooring throughout, and a simple but elegant modern bathroom.

1805 Kent St, Columbus, OH 43205

Neighborhood/Community: Driving Park
Specs: 4 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, 1,387 square feet
Price: $189,900
What we love: This 4 bedroom gem is bursting with character. I truly don’t know what I love more: the charming bay window, the beautiful original fireplace, or the remodeled kitchen.

1718 Wilson Ave, Columbus, OH 43207

Neighborhood/Community: Edgewood
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, 1,348 square feet
Price: $199,900
What we love: This home may not be the largest on this list, but it’s extremely cozy. The home was renovated from the studs in 2018 which means less work for you once you call this place home.

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