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Curbed Comparison: What $500K buys you in Austin right now

A variety of homes for sale from Far South Austin to Crestview

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that usually explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Austin neighborhoods. We’re mixing it up a bit today, looking at what one can buy around the city right for $500,000.

410 East Fifth Street No. 103, one-bedroom, two-bathroom condo, 1,401 square feet, $499,000 plus $560/month HOA dues. This two-story loft is in one of the first condo buildings built Downtown and has a lobby entrances on both floors, tall ceilings, two AC units, and many unique touches.

604 Rolling Green Drive, three-bedroom, three-bathroom house, 3,206 square feet, $489,900. An updated Lakeway home that backs to the 13th fairway of Yaupon Golf Course with a big deck, panoramic views, chef’s kitchen, and other nifty features.

3102 Breeze Terrace, two-bedroom, one-bathroom house, 1,061 square feet, $498,000. This Cherrywood home built in 1948 comes with a separate garage apartment with full bathroom. The main house has wood floors, vintage interior doors, a fireplace and built-in bookcases.

1104 Marcy Street Unit B, three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom condo, 2,003 square feet, $492,900. A unit in a new building located just south of Highway 290 in a neighborhood the listing calls Banister Acres (in the heating up 78745 ZIP code), this three-story condo looks to have incredible views as well as concrete floors and 12-foot ceilings.

7717 Woodrow Avenue, four-bedroom, two-bathroom house, 1,728 square feet, $475,000. This 1957 Crestview home has been updated with smart-home features and has a separate guest house with an expansive wood deck between the two.


Which $500K Austin home would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 34%
    (31 votes)
  • 43%
    Far South/Banister Acres
    (40 votes)
  • 9%
    (9 votes)
  • 7%
    (7 votes)
  • 4%
    (4 votes)
91 votes total Vote Now