What You Get for Your Money

This installment of "What You Get For Your Money" takes a look at Central Austin residential options in the $200,000 to $250,000 price range.

Central Austin is defined by Ranch Road 2222 to the north, I35 to the east, and by the river to the south and west. It has some of the most expensive real estate in the city and surrounding area. Included in these boundaries are Austin's downtown high-rise and mid-rise condos, University of Texas condos, and many of Austin's historic neighborhoods like, Pemberton Heights, Bryker Woods, Rosedale, Tarry Town, and Hyde Park.

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The median price range for Central Austin hovers around $425,000. Prices can range from $54,000 for a very small condo on the lower end of the price range to over $6 million for an estate home on the the higher end of the price range. Some of the luxury downtown loft/condos are at the multi-million mark as well. Currently there are a total of 756 active listings on the market in Central Austin in all price points, which includes 316 houses and 440 condos and townhomes.

Central Austin Bungalow
2 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1,000 sqft priced at $239,900

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Houses in the $200,000 - $250,000 price range typically are going to be:

Bungalows with 800 to 1,200 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, with significant renovations.

Larger homes with more square footage but in need of significant renovations.

Downtown Condo
1 bedroom, 1 bath, 711 sqft priced at $229,900

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Condos in the $200,000 - $250,000 price range typically are going to be:

To the north and west of the UT Area with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and 900-1,200 square feet of living space.

Downtown condos with 1 bedroom, 1 bath and 700 to 800 square feet of living space.

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Central Austin Bungalow
2 bedrooms, 1 bath, 810 sqft priced at $209,500

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Currently there are 68 condo/townhome listings and 23 house listings on the market in Central Ausin in the $200,000 - $250,000 price range.

If you have any questions about Central Austin or any other areas of Austin, please contact me by email (harold@haroldfrisch.com) or by phone (512) 468-6340. I would love to find you the answer.