House Hunting? Here’s What A $300,000 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.

But don’t worry fam. I’ve done a little bit of the work for you. If you’re wondering how far your $300,000 budget will go around the city, I’ve got good news: there are so many interesting options waiting for you. Your dream home could be waiting for you below.

110 Tibet Rd.

Listed by Bonnie Robson, HER Realtors

Neighborhood/Community: Clintonville
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, 1,608 square feet
Price: $285,000
What We Love: There’s a lot to love about this charming, Clintonville gem. From the hardwood floors to the light and bright kitchen, I could go on forever about this place. But the thing I love most is that adorable front porch. It looks like the perfect place to sip on a drink and hang out with friends.

Listed by Bonnie Robson, HER Realtors
Listed by Bonnie Robson, HER Realtors
Listed by Bonnie Robson, HER Realtors

40 Sheffield Rd.

Listed by Addie Davis-Holsinger, RE/MAX Capital Centre

Neighborhood/Community: Old Beechwold
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1,540 square feet
Price: $289,900
What We Love: This 1930s Cape Cod is quite the cozy home. The rooms are spacious and the curved cased openings between rooms are seriously beautiful. The biggest plus for this place though is the sunroom at the back of the house. I foresee a plant addiction in your future.

Listed by Addie Davis-Holsinger, RE/MAX Capital Centre
Listed by Addie Davis-Holsinger, RE/MAX Capital Centre
Listed by Addie Davis-Holsinger, RE/MAX Capital Centre

783 S Ohio Ave.

Listed by Chris White, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Plus Realty

Neighborhood/Community: Southern Orchards
Specs: 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 2,158 square feet
Price: $289,900
What We Love: This house is super spacious. It was recently completely renovated. The interior has been completely rebuilt from the basement to the roof. That means you can move right in and not have to worry about a single thing. Sounds pretty great, right?

Listed by Chris White, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Plus Realty
Listed by Chris White, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Plus Realty
Listed by Chris White, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Plus Realty

1951 W Dublin Granville Rd.

Listed by Alan Magnussen, Superior Homes Realty

Neighborhood/Community: Worthington
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,721 square feet
Price: $269,900
What We Love: While this home could certainly use some updating, the thing I can’t get over is this 1.03 acre lot. Think of what you could do with all of that outdoor space. The possiblities are endless.

Listed by Alan Magnussen, Superior Homes Realty
Listed by Alan Magnussen, Superior Homes Realty
Listed by Alan Magnussen, Superior Homes Realty

3434 Fishinger Rd.

Listed by Catherine Miller, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Calhoon Company

Neighborhood/Community: Riverplace
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,824 square feet
Price: $289,000
What We Love: Seriously, what isn’t to love about this incredible ranch? It’s retro but modern, it sits on a huge lot, it has an open floor plan, and it’s in a great school district. I could go on and on, but the house really speaks for itself.

Listed by Catherine Miller, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Calhoon Company
Listed by Catherine Miller, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Calhoon Company
Listed by Catherine Miller, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Calhoon Company

299 Taylor Ave.

Listed by Jennifer Wernert, e-Merge Real Estate

Neighborhood/Community: King-Lincoln
Specs: 4 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, 2,400 square feet
Price: $274,900
What We Love: Welcome to elegant living, my friends. This home is incredible. I don’t know what I love more, the exposed brick throughout the property or abundance of natural light. Please buy this home and then immediately invite me over. It’s fantastic.

Listed by Jennifer Wernert, e-Merge Real Estate
Listed by Jennifer Wernert, e-Merge Real Estate
Listed by Jennifer Wernert, e-Merge Real Estate

1013 E. Rich St.

Listed by Jennifer Rooney, Keller Williams Realty

Neighborhood/Community: Olde Town East
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,184 square feet
Price: $264,900
What We Love: This OTE condo has so much to offer. The open floor plan makes the space feel open and airy while the details, like the exposed brick, upgraded kitchen, and large bedrooms, make it feel like a deal too good to be true.

Listed by Jennifer Rooney, Keller Williams Realty
Listed by Jennifer Rooney, Keller Williams Realty
Listed by Jennifer Rooney, Keller Williams Realty

694 Grandon Ave.

Listed by Terri Barnett, RE/MAX Main Street

Neighborhood/Community: South Bexley
Specs: 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, 1,296 square feet
Price: $294,900
What We Love: This quaint home was built in 1925, and she’s aged beautifully. The home has great curb appeal. Enjoy a cup of tea on the screened in porch, or stay warm and cozy in the breakfast nook. It’s up to you!

Listed by Terri Barnett, RE/MAX Main Street
Listed by Terri Barnett, RE/MAX Main Street
Listed by Terri Barnett, RE/MAX Main Street