House Hunting? Here’s What A $250,000 Budget Buys You, From Downtown To The Suburbs

Searching for the perfect home can be exhausting. Sometimes you look at so many houses that it gets hard to even know what you like anymore.

If you’re currently experiencing house hunting fatigue, or if you’re just curious about the market in Columbus right now, let us help. Here are 7 of our favorite picks for what a $250,000 budget will get you around Columbus.

124 N Harding Rd.

via Sean Fitzgerald at Her, Realtors

Neighborhood/Community: Eastmoor
Specs: 4 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, and 1,397 square feet
Price: $229,900
What we love: What’s not to love about this adorable Cape Cod? The home has been completely renovated, and the renovation I can’t stop dreaming about are those custom built-ins in the living room. Plus that kitchen? Love.

via Sean Fitzgerald at Her, Realtors
via Sean Fitzgerald at Her, Realtors
via Sean Fitzgerald at Her, Realtors

902 Carpenter St.

via Robert Ellis, List Realty LLC

Neighborhood/Community: Southern Orchards
Specs: 4 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, and 1,798 square feet
Price: $249,000
What we love: I have three words for you. Herringbone subway tiles. In all seriousness, this brick condo is just a few minutes from Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the hustle and bustle of German and Merion Village.

via Robert Ellis, List Realty LLC
via Robert Ellis, List Realty LLC
via Robert Ellis, List Realty LLC

2510 Wildwood Rd.

via Karl Schneider, Cam Taylor Co. Ltd., Realtors

Neighborhood/Community: Minerva Park
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and 1,169 square feet
Price: $225,000
What we love: This move-in ready ranch has all of the little updates that homebuyers are searching for. But that isn’t what makes it great. What makes it great is the hug Florida room at the back of the house. A glass of sweet tea, a good book, and a rainy Columbus afternoon are calling your name.

via Karl Schneider, Cam Taylor Co. Ltd., Realtors
via Karl Schneider, Cam Taylor Co. Ltd., Realtors
via Karl Schneider, Cam Taylor Co. Ltd., Realtors

110 N 3rd St, Unit 611

via Tanya Oliver, Smart Move, Realtors

Neighborhood/Community: Downtown
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and 1,145 square feet
Price: $239,900
What we love: Ready for urban loft living? Centrally located in The Exchange, this unit lets in tons of light, reaching all the nooks and crannys of the 14 foot ceilings, including the loft bedroom space.

via Tanya Oliver, Smart Move, Realtors
via Tanya Oliver, Smart Move, Realtors
via Tanya Oliver, Smart Move, Realtors

107 W Park Ave.


via Joseph Babeaux, Benjamin M. Babeaux

Neighborhood/Community: Franklinton
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and 1,626 square feet
Price: $244,900
What we love: The best part about moving is that you get to put your personal touch on the way your new place looks. This house is a blank canvas. It’s been renovated with a neutral color palette, which means you can really go crazy with the interior finishes. IKEA won’t even know what hit them.

via Joseph Babeaux, Benjamin M. Babeaux
via Joseph Babeaux, Benjamin M. Babeaux

via Joseph Babeaux, Benjamin M. Babeaux

5879 McInnis Rd.

via Johanna Tefend, Keller Williams Consultants Realty

Neighborhood/Community: Tuttle West in Dublin
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and 2,033 square feet
Price: $249,900
What we love: Vaulted ceilings? Check. Open concept? Check, again. Versatile bonus space? You guessed it. Check. This suburban gem has it all.

via Johanna Tefend, Keller Williams Consultants Realty
via Johanna Tefend, Keller Williams Consultants Realty
via Johanna Tefend, Keller Williams Consultants Realty

684 Kimball Pl.

via Misty Linn, Core Ohio, Inc

Neighborhood/Community: Old Oaks
Specs: 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and 2,075 square feet
Price: $255,000
What we love: This charming, century old home has been beautifully restored. From the modern kitchen to the massive finished attic space, every inch of this house has been brought back to life. All it needs now is the perfect family!

via Misty Linn, Core Ohio, Inc
via Misty Linn, Core Ohio, Inc
via Misty Linn, Core Ohio, Inc