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Here’s what $475K buys in Austin

Which one would you choose?

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount in various Austin neighborhoods. Today’s price: $475,000 (or thereabouts) per month. Vote for your favorite below.

North Loop

A charming, single-family home in North Loop that’s bigger than you might think (1,369 square feet) is on the market for $465,000. The remodeled 1947 one-story has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and features wood floors and a fenced backyard.

Rainey Street

Via Compass

54 Rainey #607

A two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in the Milago Condos on Rainey Street will run you about $475,000 (plus $550 per month HOA fees) right now. This one has hardwood flooring, stainless steel appliances, granite counters, two reserved parking spots, and community amenities including a rooftop terrace with a pool and a hot tub.

Pecan Springs-Springdale

Via Realty Austin

5304 Basswood Lane

Fans of the modern, single-family home will find this thoroughly upgraded 1966 house in the Pecan Springs-Springdale neighborhood on the Eastside. Upgrades include new wood floors, and all-new kitchen, and updated bathrooms. The asking price was recently reduced almost $5,000, to $469,000.


A choice Zilker neighborhood location is home to this two-bedroom, two bathroom condo on Barton Springs Road. The 1,019-square-foot unit has an open kitchen with quartz countertops, 10-foot ceilings, walk-in closets, and a washer and dryer hookup. It also comes with one parking space. It’s asking $475,900 (plus $341/month in HOA fees).


Via Redfin

1501 Pasadena Drive

Built in 1950, this one-story, single-family home in Crestview is on a large corner lot that measures almost a quarter of an acre. It has hardwood floors, what look like some original kitchen cabinets, a deck, and a two-car garage as well as a bonus room with some boss paneling. Somewhat curiously, it has four bedrooms and one bathroom. It’s asking $465,000.


Which $475,000 Austin home would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 15%
    North Loop
    (24 votes)
  • 6%
    Rainey Street
    (11 votes)
  • 31%
    Pecan Springs-Springdale
    (50 votes)
  • 13%
    (21 votes)
  • 33%
    (53 votes)
159 votes total Vote Now