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Zillow Real Estate

How much house can you get for the median home value?

comp:000051eb9546:00000032be:6705 0 <div class="the-content clearfix"> <p>With <a href="http://www.zillowblog.com/2013-07-22/june-concludes-best-spring-home-shopping-season-in-almost-a-decade/" target="_blank">home values up 5.8 percent year-over-year</a>, the <a href="http://www.zillow.com/local-info/" target="_blank">national median has increased to $161,100</a>. For prospective buyers, this begs the question: How much house can I afford? Is that starter home still within reach? To aid your home search, we&#8217;ve gathered for-sale listings around the U.S. priced in line with the national median home value.</p> <h3>Sugar Land, TX</h3> <p><a href="http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/13202-Georgetown-Dr-Sugar-Land-TX-77478/27539395_zpid/">13202 Georgetown Dr, Sugar Land, TX </a><br/> For sale: $159,900</p> <p><a href="http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/13202-Georgetown-Dr-Sugar-Land-TX-77478/27539395_zpid/"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-128192" alt="Sugar Land, TX" src="http://cdn1.blog-media.zillowstatic.com/1/Sugar-Land-TX-9a36e8-e1374614565601.jpg" width="500" height="332"/></a><br/> With high-rated schools nearby, this Sugar Land single story is an ideal residential home. Three bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, spacious common areas and a 2-car garage provide 1,718 square feet of living space.</p> <h3>Summerville, SC</h3> <p><a href="http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/313-Foxglove-Ave-Summerville-SC-29483/70175115_zpid/">313 Foxglove Ave, Summerville, SC</a><br/> For sale: $164,900</p> <p><a href="http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/313-Foxglove-Ave-Summerville-SC-29483/70175115_zpid/"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-128194" alt="Summerville, SC" src="http://cdn2.blog-media.zillowstatic.com/1/Summerville-SC-5accdb-e1374614629865.jpg" width="500" height="332"/></a><br/> Located in the desirable White Gables subdivision, this 3-bedroom was designed with an open floor plan boasting hardwood floors, 9-foot ceilings, a gas fireplace, maple kitchen cabinets and his-and-her closets. Two bedrooms are downstairs, while the master suite resides on the second floor.</p> <h3>West Haven, CT</h3> <p><a href="http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/249-W-Spring-St-West-Haven-CT-06516/58956796_zpid/">249 W Spring St, West Haven, CT</a><br/> For sale: $159,900</p> <p><a href="http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/249-W-Spring-St-West-Haven-CT-06516/58956796_zpid/"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-128198" alt="West Haven, CT" src="http://cdn2.blog-media.zillowstatic.com/1/West-Haven-CT-761e61-e1374615772744.jpg" width="500" height="375"/></a><br/> This 3-bedroom home is available for less than the national median home value in West Haven. While the interior could use a few cosmetic upgrades, the home is located on a spacious lot with curb appeal.</p> <h3>Oklahoma City, OK</h3> <p><a href="http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/3301-NW-24th-St-Oklahoma-City-OK-73107/21865366_zpid/">3301 NW 24th St, Oklahoma City, OK </a><br/> For sale: $158,000</p> <p><a href="http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/3301-NW-24th-St-Oklahoma-City-OK-73107/21865366_zpid/"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-128196" alt="Oklahoma City, OK" src="http://cdn1.blog-media.zillowstatic.com/1/Oklahoma-City-OK-d35876-e1374615120926.jpg" width="500" height="375"/></a><br/> This 4-bedroom, 3-bath home in Oklahoma City is asking less than $160,000. Built in the 1930s, the colonial cape&#8217;s character is apparent from the exterior red shutters to the interior sunroom.</p> <h3>Albuquerque, NM</h3> <p><a href="http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/10639-Arabella-Dr-NW-Albuquerque-NM-87114/54578006_zpid/">10639 Arabella Dr NW, Albuquerque, NM </a><br/> For sale: $155,000</p> <p><a href="http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/10639-Arabella-Dr-NW-Albuquerque-NM-87114/54578006_zpid/"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-128199" alt="Aluquerque, NM" src="http://cdn1.blog-media.zillowstatic.com/1/Aluquerque-NM-86a9b2-e1374615805256.jpg" width="500" height="308"/></a><br/> Located in Albuquerque&#8217;s Tuscany neighborhood, this 1,750-square-foot home is in close proximity to good schools and parks. The &#8217;98 construction features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and a covered patio.</p> <p><strong>Related:</strong></p> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.zillowblog.com/2013-07-18/3-bedroom-homes-for-100000/">3-Bedroom Homes for $100,000</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.zillowblog.com/2013-05-02/how-many-acres-can-you-get-for-under-200000/">How Many Acres Can You Get for Less Than $200,000? </a></li> <li><a href="http://www.zillowblog.com/2013-02-14/how-much-house-can-you-get-for-150000/">$150,000 Homes for Sale</a></li> </ul> <p><em><a href="https://plus.google.com/117503647867235930279/posts?rel=author" target="_blank">Catherine Sherman</a>, a real estate writer for Zillow Blog, covers celebrity real estate, industry trends and home improvement tips. Read more of her work <a href="http://www.zillowblog.com/author/catherinesherman/">here</a>.</em></p> </div>
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