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The smallest houses for sale in Austin right now

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To close out Micro Week at Curbed Austin, we offer this bonus map of small spaces on the Austin market right now, compiled and delivered by our friends at the real-estate analytics site NeigbhorhoodX (which also broke down the info in a number of handy charts, which show the range of asking prices and prices-per-square-foot as well as sizes).

Yes, we did run a map of the smallest homes for rent earlier this week, but this one focuses exclusively on freestanding, single-family houses rather than condos or townhouses.

The smallest houses for sale right now in Austin range from 529 to 672 square feet. The smallest, at 529 square feet, is at 3611 Munson Street, in East MLK neighborhood.

The asking prices for these tiny houses ranges from $115,000 (14303 Cochise Trail in Apache Shores) to $400,000 (75 Chicon Street in Holly).

On a per-square-foot basis, the properties within the city limits range from $334/square foot (1144 Mansell Avenue, in the MLK-183 section of MLK) to $666/square foot(75 Chicon Street in Holly). The outlier is 14303 Cochise Trail, in the Apache Shores subdivision, at $191/square feet.

NeighborhoodX's Constantine Valhouli noted that "smaller condos tend to sell for more, on a per-square-foot basis, than do larger ones in the same building or neighborhood, and we also see higher prices per square foot for tiny houses—but there is a different dynamic at work here. With many of these small houses, the redevelopment value of the land is a major factor in the higher pricing."

In other words, some of the house here are likely teardowns—though it should also be noted that the market value of most homes in Austin right now, even new builds or places in great condition, lies largely in the land they're on and where it's located.

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1. 402 West 55th Street

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402 W 55th St
Austin, TX 78751

A surprisingly non-renovated house in the hot North Loop neighborhood is our largest small house, at 627 square feet. It has two bedrooms and one bathroom and is asking $375,000.

2. 400 West 55th Street

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400 W 55th St
Austin, TX 78751

A neighbor to the largest house on the small list, the second biggest measures 672 square feet, has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, and is asking $375,000.

3. 1144 Mansell Avenue

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1144 Mansell Ave
Austin, TX 78721

This property is in the East MLK neighborhood, measures 672 square feet, and is asking $225,000.

4. 1142 Eastfield Avenue

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1142 Eastfield Ave
Austin, TX 78721

We featured this cottage in our For Sale in Austin section during Micro Week, due not only to its diminutive size but to its clever, eco-friendly renovations. The 1956 home has two bedrooms and one bathroom, measures 624 square feet, and is listed for $245,000.

5. 3611 Munson

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3611 Munson St
Austin, TX 78721

The smallest house we found is basically a freestanding efficiency, built in 1935 in East Austin and measuring 529 square feet, but it's on a big lot. It's on the market for $265,000.

6. 2903 East Second Street

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2903 E 2nd St
Austin, TX 78702

A 1946 home asking $300,000, this 550-square-foot house has three (!) bedrooms and two one bathroom. It's located on a decent-sized lot in the much-desired East Cesar Chavez neighborhood.

7. 312 Montopolis Drive

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312 Montopolis Dr
Austin, TX 78741

Located on a large piece of property across from the Colorado River in Montopolis, this house was built in 1956 and measures 560 square feet. It's on the market for $299,900.

8. 75 Chicon Street

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75 Chicon St
Austin, TX 78702

A fixer-upper on a small corner lot in the popular Holly Street neighborhood, this 1922 house has one bedroom and one bathroom, measures 600 square feet, and is asking $400,000.

9. 14303 Cochise Trail

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14303 Cochise Trail
Austin, TX 78734

The rare suburban find, this 600-square-foot cabin in Apache Shores near Lake Austin was built in 1975, but its interiors still need to be finished out. It has two bedrooms and one bathroom, sits on .47 acre, and is asking $115,000.

10. 1802 Miriam Avenue

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1802 Miriam Ave
Austin, TX 78702

A 1950 frame home on a small East Austin lot close to UT's Disch Faulk baseball field, this house has two bedrooms and one bathroom in 580 square feet. It's on the market for $320,000.

1. 402 West 55th Street

402 W 55th St, Austin, TX 78751

A surprisingly non-renovated house in the hot North Loop neighborhood is our largest small house, at 627 square feet. It has two bedrooms and one bathroom and is asking $375,000.

402 W 55th St
Austin, TX 78751

2. 400 West 55th Street

400 W 55th St, Austin, TX 78751

A neighbor to the largest house on the small list, the second biggest measures 672 square feet, has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, and is asking $375,000.

400 W 55th St
Austin, TX 78751

3. 1144 Mansell Avenue

1144 Mansell Ave, Austin, TX 78721

This property is in the East MLK neighborhood, measures 672 square feet, and is asking $225,000.

1144 Mansell Ave
Austin, TX 78721

4. 1142 Eastfield Avenue

1142 Eastfield Ave, Austin, TX 78721

We featured this cottage in our For Sale in Austin section during Micro Week, due not only to its diminutive size but to its clever, eco-friendly renovations. The 1956 home has two bedrooms and one bathroom, measures 624 square feet, and is listed for $245,000.

1142 Eastfield Ave
Austin, TX 78721

5. 3611 Munson

3611 Munson St, Austin, TX 78721

The smallest house we found is basically a freestanding efficiency, built in 1935 in East Austin and measuring 529 square feet, but it's on a big lot. It's on the market for $265,000.

3611 Munson St
Austin, TX 78721

6. 2903 East Second Street

2903 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78702

A 1946 home asking $300,000, this 550-square-foot house has three (!) bedrooms and two one bathroom. It's located on a decent-sized lot in the much-desired East Cesar Chavez neighborhood.

2903 E 2nd St
Austin, TX 78702

7. 312 Montopolis Drive

312 Montopolis Dr, Austin, TX 78741

Located on a large piece of property across from the Colorado River in Montopolis, this house was built in 1956 and measures 560 square feet. It's on the market for $299,900.

312 Montopolis Dr
Austin, TX 78741

8. 75 Chicon Street

75 Chicon St, Austin, TX 78702

A fixer-upper on a small corner lot in the popular Holly Street neighborhood, this 1922 house has one bedroom and one bathroom, measures 600 square feet, and is asking $400,000.

75 Chicon St
Austin, TX 78702

9. 14303 Cochise Trail

14303 Cochise Trail, Austin, TX 78734

The rare suburban find, this 600-square-foot cabin in Apache Shores near Lake Austin was built in 1975, but its interiors still need to be finished out. It has two bedrooms and one bathroom, sits on .47 acre, and is asking $115,000.

14303 Cochise Trail
Austin, TX 78734

10. 1802 Miriam Avenue

1802 Miriam Ave, Austin, TX 78702

A 1950 frame home on a small East Austin lot close to UT's Disch Faulk baseball field, this house has two bedrooms and one bathroom in 580 square feet. It's on the market for $320,000.

1802 Miriam Ave
Austin, TX 78702