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What $450,000 buys in Austin right now

Which home 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: $450,000 (or thereabouts). Vote for your favorite below.

Zilker

2525 South Lamar Boulevard #214 via Coldwell Banker

A two-bedroom, two-bathroom corner condo with 11-foot ceilings and concrete floors is on the market for $450,000. The 1,277-square-foot digs features granite countertops, Bosch stainless steel appliances, and a master bedroom with a walk-in closet. The Zilker condo also features a decent-sized covered patio and is a quick walk to neighborhood favorites.

South Manchaca

4611 Jinx Avenue via Twelve Rivers Realty

This South Manchaca rancher was brought down to the studs and completely remodeled in 2017. The 1,308-square-foot house has been upgraded with Jenn Air appliances and an open floorplan that lends the small space an airy quality. The house has three bedrooms and two bathrooms in total, including a master suite with an en suite bathroom featuring a dual sink vanity and large glass-enclosed shower. The corner property is asking $449,990.

North Loop

A multi-purpose living space features a round dining table with four chairs and a map of the world on top of a brass bar cart.
A small kitchen with white cabinetry and a forest green subway tile backsplash. This view is looking towards the sink which is under the kitchen window.
A living area with a white couch, blue rug, and leather-topped ottoman. The rooms is partially open to the kitchen.
A bed with a white comforter is pushed against a wall with two windows. There is a ceiling fan with wood blades and pink bedside tables. 5514 Avenue G Unit A / Allison Cartwright of Twist Tours

This petite 1,039-square-foot North Loop bungalow squeezes a lot into a minimal amount of space. It comes with two roughly equally sized bedrooms, an updated kitchen, two decent-sized living areas (one of which is currently being used as a dining area and lounge), and a small fenced in backyard. The house is currently up for grabs for $499,990.

Garrison Park

1400 South Chippeway Lane via Keller Williams

This 1975-built Garrison Park house has been contemporized with on-trend finishes including an exterior wood feature wall, white kitchen countertops, and pendant lighting. The four-bedroom, three-bathroom house covers 1,776 square feet and comes with a screened in rear porch and fenced backyard. The house is on the market for $439,000.

Galindo

2804 South 1st Street #1104 via DEN Property Group

This brand new two-bedroom Galindo condo located in the Guild Lofts Condominiums comes with a “townhouse layout” that provides an added sense of privacy. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo covers 1,230 square feet and comes with a private outdoor space, 10-foot ceilings, and Nest thermostats. It’s asking $448,000.

Poll

Which $450,000 home would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 20%
    Zilker
    (27 votes)
  • 14%
    South Manchaca
    (19 votes)
  • 14%
    North Loop
    (19 votes)
  • 17%
    Garrison Park
    (24 votes)
  • 34%
    Galindo
    (46 votes)
135 votes total Vote Now