It’s no secret that housing in New Orleans is not cheap. But that doesn’t mean shopping on a budget is impossible. This week, Curbed NOLA scouted houses on a budget in the Audubon neighborhood.
According to Redfin, the average listing price is $599,500 in Audubon. The houses we found are all under $400,000.
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Less that a block from the Mississippi River, this Walnut Street condominium asks $274,900. Measuring in at 815 square feet, this dwelling has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Highlights include the home’s airy open floorplan, updated kitchen and bathrooms, and an in-unit washer and dryer. A shared swimming pool sits at the rear of the complex. HOA dues are $425/month.
For $20,000 more, you can buy this modest cottage for $294,000. At 743 square feet, this home has one bedroom and one bathroom. Notable features include its landscaped garden, front and side porches, soaring ceilings, wooden floors, and pocket doors. The floorplan also leaves room for a spacious bedroom. HOA dues are $247/month.
Right on Delord street sits this shotgun with an unconventional facade that lists for $342,500. This 1,375-square-foot home has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The entrance is off to the side of the home. Inside are custom wood cabinets, concrete countertops, and beautiful wood flooring. A large, uncovered wooden deck sits at the rear of the home.
At $399,000—just under our $400,000 limit—this three bedroom home sits less than two blocks from university property and one block from Audubon Boulevard. By far the largest home on this list, this 1,447-square-foot home has three bedrooms and one bathroom. Formerly rental property, this abode has off-street parking for three cars off to tis side, airy rooms, and in-unit laundry.