We know New Orleans home prices are on the rise, and about to get higher, but there's still some affordable finds out there. We found six New Orleans homes on the market for under $250,000. The list includes homes in OK to great condition; they're listed in order of best condition to worst. If there's any affordable finds in your neighborhood, be sure to let us know!Read More
Mapping 6 Homes in 6 Neighborhoods Under $250,000
Asking price: $229,000
Size: 3-bed, 2-bath, 1,500 square feet
The skinny: This renovated ranch house is in great condition, and it features an open floor plan, a rear deck and a big backyard.
Asking price: $219,000
Size: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,081 square feet
The skinny: The home boasts refinished original hardwood floors, a new kitchen, gated off-street parking and a large, tree-shaded courtyard that's shared with neighboring homes.
Holy Cross 3BR
Asking price: $250,000
Size: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,156 square feet
The skinny: The recently renovated home (it was converted from a double to a single) has a large front porch, pretty wood floors, a clawfoot tub, a large kitchen, back porch and brick courtyard.
St. Roch 3BR
Asking price: $225,000
Size: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,334 square feet
The skinny: The home was built in 2014 and has that new construction look, but at least it's in great condition. There's a rear deck and a big backyard that needs some love.
Central City Duplex
Asking price: $175,000
Size: A duplex with a total of 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2,215 square feet
The skinny: The inside currently has gross carpet, ugly brown walls and tile, but the rooms are spacious. We think it has potential.
St. Claude 3BR
Asking price: $180,000
Size: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,200 square feet
The skinny: Out of all the homes on the list, this one's in the worst condition. But the corner lot home has all sorts of funky details that, in the right hands, could really shine with some updates: spiral columns on the front porch, interesting front doors, a staircase with original wood, and purple marbled bathroom counters and tub.