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10 Austin homes for $175K or less, mapped

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The data wizards at NeighborhoodX have compiled a list of 10 if the best Austin homes currently on the market for $175,000 or less. Curbed Austin has mapped the findings, in order from most to least expensive, in terms of overall asking price.

The residences at or near that price point—which, we were surprised to learn, include single-family homes and freestanding condos, as well as more traditional condos—range in size from 480 square feet to 1,662 square feet.

On a per-square-foot basis, the range was from $105 per square foot to $364 per square foot.

For more of NeighborhoodX's findings, check out the interactive chart below.

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175 East Dean Keeton Street #205

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Asking price: $175,000

Size: 1-bed, 1-bath, 575-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $304

HOA dues: $158/month

The lowdown: The most expensive of Austin's under-$175K properties is in a 1973 building called The Century, across the street from the University of Texas School of Law and bordering Eastwoods Park. The buyer gets a reserved, covered parking spot, full kitchen, and stackable washer/dryer.

4159 Steck Avenue #196

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Asking price: $175,000

Size: 1-bed, 1-bath, 904-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $193

HOA dues: $198/month

The lowdown: If the shelves over the rainbow-mosaic tile in the kitchen aren’t enough, there are more to be found throughout this big, bright condo in north central Austin. Located in a wooded, parklike setting near neighborhood bike lanes, the complex has tennis courts, a pool, and a clubhouse. Pet-friendly, with one reserved parking space.

14505 Fitzgibbon Drive

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Asking price: $175,000

Size: 4-bed, 2-bath, 1,662-square-foot single-family home

Price per square foot: $105

The lowdown: A rare single-family home for under $200,000 (or even $300,000), this single-story house was built in 1999 and has a fairly standard floor plan for suburban homes of the era. It’s located east of SH-130 in the Hornsby Bend area.

3840 Far West Boulevard #219

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Asking price: $175,000

Size: 1-bed, 1-bath, 717-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $244

HOA dues: $177month

The lowdown: Located in the Far West Skyline Condos, this is an updated unit with granite countertops, laminate wood floors, crown molding, study, stackable washer/dryer, marble flooring, and a walk-in closet. It has a balcony with storage closets, covered parking, community pool, and smart-home features.

6901 Aries Lane

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Asking price: $175,000

Size:3-bed, 2-bath, 1,328-square-foot single-family home

Price per square foot: $131

The lowdown: A recently updated home in Northeast Austin neighborhood of Park Place, this one-story house features a converted garage, new laminate flooring, new paint, and a large kitchen with granite countertops. It has a large backyard and deck as well.

2311 Lakehurst Drive

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Asking price: $174,900

Size: 3-bed, 2-bath, 999-square-foot single-family home

Price per square foot: $175

The lowdown: A 1975, single-story home in South Austin off William Cannon, this house has new paint and carpet, a fairly new roof, and a large, fenced back yard.

1211 Payne Avenue, Unit B

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Asking price: $174,900

Size: 1-bed, 1-bath, 480-square-foot freestanding condo

Price per square foot: $364

HOA dues: $17/month

The lowdown: This detached condo/accessory dwelling unit behind a main house has its own private yard as well as a private side entry and connected utility room with washer/dryer hookups.

5508 South Pleasant Valley Road

5508 South Pleasant Valley Road

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Asking price: $170,000

Size:3-bed, 2-bath, 1,045-square-foot single-family home

Price per square foot: $163

The lowdown:This currently leased home is being promoted as an investment property, and current tenant would like to extend lease. It has a converted garage, new paint inside and out, new flooring, a new roof, and granite countertops in kitchen and bathrooms.

8888 Tallwood Drive #2210

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Asking price: $170,000

Size: 2-bed, 2-bath, 841-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $202

HOA dues: $260/month

The lowdown:The 1982-built condo is located in the North Crossing area of north Austin, near the Domain and high-tech corridor. Amenities include tennis courts, gym, pool, spa, and covered parking.

3902 Peterson Avenue #106

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Asking price: $169,999

Size:1-bed, 1-bath, 617-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $276

HOA dues: $300/month

The lowdown: This condo, in a 1967 building, looks to have some character, as does its surrounding Rosedale neighborhood, most of which was built during the same era. It has wood laminate and hard tile floors, faux-wood blinds, an updated kitchen, pool access, and a reserved parking space.

175 East Dean Keeton Street #205

Asking price: $175,000

Size: 1-bed, 1-bath, 575-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $304

HOA dues: $158/month

The lowdown: The most expensive of Austin's under-$175K properties is in a 1973 building called The Century, across the street from the University of Texas School of Law and bordering Eastwoods Park. The buyer gets a reserved, covered parking spot, full kitchen, and stackable washer/dryer.

4159 Steck Avenue #196

Asking price: $175,000

Size: 1-bed, 1-bath, 904-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $193

HOA dues: $198/month

The lowdown: If the shelves over the rainbow-mosaic tile in the kitchen aren’t enough, there are more to be found throughout this big, bright condo in north central Austin. Located in a wooded, parklike setting near neighborhood bike lanes, the complex has tennis courts, a pool, and a clubhouse. Pet-friendly, with one reserved parking space.

14505 Fitzgibbon Drive

Asking price: $175,000

Size: 4-bed, 2-bath, 1,662-square-foot single-family home

Price per square foot: $105

The lowdown: A rare single-family home for under $200,000 (or even $300,000), this single-story house was built in 1999 and has a fairly standard floor plan for suburban homes of the era. It’s located east of SH-130 in the Hornsby Bend area.

3840 Far West Boulevard #219

Asking price: $175,000

Size: 1-bed, 1-bath, 717-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $244

HOA dues: $177month

The lowdown: Located in the Far West Skyline Condos, this is an updated unit with granite countertops, laminate wood floors, crown molding, study, stackable washer/dryer, marble flooring, and a walk-in closet. It has a balcony with storage closets, covered parking, community pool, and smart-home features.

6901 Aries Lane

Asking price: $175,000

Size:3-bed, 2-bath, 1,328-square-foot single-family home

Price per square foot: $131

The lowdown: A recently updated home in Northeast Austin neighborhood of Park Place, this one-story house features a converted garage, new laminate flooring, new paint, and a large kitchen with granite countertops. It has a large backyard and deck as well.

2311 Lakehurst Drive

Asking price: $174,900

Size: 3-bed, 2-bath, 999-square-foot single-family home

Price per square foot: $175

The lowdown: A 1975, single-story home in South Austin off William Cannon, this house has new paint and carpet, a fairly new roof, and a large, fenced back yard.

1211 Payne Avenue, Unit B

Asking price: $174,900

Size: 1-bed, 1-bath, 480-square-foot freestanding condo

Price per square foot: $364

HOA dues: $17/month

The lowdown: This detached condo/accessory dwelling unit behind a main house has its own private yard as well as a private side entry and connected utility room with washer/dryer hookups.

5508 South Pleasant Valley Road

5508 South Pleasant Valley Road

Asking price: $170,000

Size:3-bed, 2-bath, 1,045-square-foot single-family home

Price per square foot: $163

The lowdown:This currently leased home is being promoted as an investment property, and current tenant would like to extend lease. It has a converted garage, new paint inside and out, new flooring, a new roof, and granite countertops in kitchen and bathrooms.

8888 Tallwood Drive #2210

Asking price: $170,000

Size: 2-bed, 2-bath, 841-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $202

HOA dues: $260/month

The lowdown:The 1982-built condo is located in the North Crossing area of north Austin, near the Domain and high-tech corridor. Amenities include tennis courts, gym, pool, spa, and covered parking.

3902 Peterson Avenue #106

Asking price: $169,999

Size:1-bed, 1-bath, 617-square-foot condo

Price per square foot: $276

HOA dues: $300/month

The lowdown: This condo, in a 1967 building, looks to have some character, as does its surrounding Rosedale neighborhood, most of which was built during the same era. It has wood laminate and hard tile floors, faux-wood blinds, an updated kitchen, pool access, and a reserved parking space.