Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount in various New Orleans neighborhoods. Today’s price: $145,000 (or thereabouts). Vote for your favorite below.
Coming in slightly under budget at $140,000, this trim, cheery three-bedroom, one-and-a-half bedroom cottage sits on a fenced lot in St. Roch. The interior feels stylish and airy thanks to large windows and wooden floors. There’s also a brick fireplace, backyard, and storage shed. All in all, it covers 1,800 square feet.
There’s almost always a unit or two for sale in this monolithic building near the intersection of St. Charles Avenue the I-10 overpass, but not all of them are as bright and stylish as this studio, with its Murphy bed and kitchenette. The bare-bones price tag of $135,000 includes top-of-the-line amenities, such as a gym, pool, and 24-hour security. Pay an extra $3,500 and you’ll get to keep the furnishings.
Located on the West Bank in Algiers, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom home was renovated in 2019. The updated kitchen boasts a backsplash and stainless-steel appliances, and vinyl faux wood floor is present throughout the 1,469-square-foot abode. There’s also a massive backyard, and the asking price is $145,900.
Here’s a one-bedroom, one-and-a-half bathroom with distinctly tropical vibes, thanks to its palm trees, courtyard pool, and rooftop deck with marina views. The 767-square-foot abode is petite yet luxe, counting granite countertops, walk-in closets, and an ensuite bathroom among its highlights. The asking price is $139,000.
At $155,000, this Hollygrove home comes in slightly over budget (but still in the ballpark). It has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a very on-trend renovation with touches that include quartz counters and wood floors. Each bedroom has its own ensuite bath, and screened porches and a large yard extend the home’s 840 square feet of living area.
Which home for around $145,000 would you choose?
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St. Roch three-bedroom
St. Charles Avenue condo
West Bank three-bedroom, two bathroom home
Condo by Lake Pontchartrain’s marina
Hollygrove two-bedroom home