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What $500K buys you in Lakeview right now

Among the least expensive homes in the neighborhood

Today, we’re kicking off the week with some of the best homes on the market under a particular price point. This time around, our selection of dwellings includes single- and multi-family homes in Lakeview, all under $500,000.

6352 Canal Street

Barbara Bedestani/Keller Williams Realty

One of our favorite Lakeview homes, and one of the least expensive in the neighborhood, is still on the market. Asking $299,000, this renovated townhouse has a large front yard and a covered sitting porch. It has an airy living and dining room (both with new flooring), and a simple but attractive kitchen. At 1,315 square feet, it has a two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Out back is a sizable covered patio.

6733-35 Catina Street

Jennifer Fahrenholt/Engel & Voelkers New Orleans

For $100,000 more, you can buy this raised double for $399,000. We’re in love with the warm tones found throughout the owner’s unit, especially in its kitchen. It also has cypress flooring and pendant lighting. The secondary unit isn’t as warm, but is just as practical as the first. Each unit has two bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, and roughly 1,200 square feet. In total, this property stands three stories tall.

6967 Colbert Street

Luis Ernesto Ramos/Gulf South International Realtors

Asking $445,000, you can buy this sizable home on its oversized, 6,451-square-foot lot. At first glance, this home has an exceptional front yard and a welcoming entrance. It has a large living room, separate dining room, and an open kitchen. Measuring at 2,351 square feet, this home has four bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Its den has a funky bar with neon lights. Its serene backyard has an uncovered patio, 8-foot fence and large oak tree.

5948 General Haig Street

John Exnicios III/Keller Williams Realty

You can buy this unique Lakeview home with a gorgeous front yard for $465,000. Built in 1971, this 2,702-square-foot home has four bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. It has an amazing open-floor living room, custom mantels, sliding door, and stained glass windows with fleur-de-lis designs. Other highlights include its unmatched wooden deck and yard space found at its rear.

6808 Argonne Boulevard

Lupe Creech/Keller Williams Realty

$750 under our liberal budget, you can buy this beautiful home for $499,250. We love this home’s brick facade, tall windows, and its large front yard. Its den has an eye-catching cathedral ceiling. Its open-floor kitchen has a wine cooler and wet bar. At 2,325 square feet, it has three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. You’ll find a quiet patio at its rear.