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The 10 best starter homes you can buy in New Orleans

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New Orleans has a wide selection of beautiful homes, from dwellings that date back to the 19th century to native selections of Creole cottages and shotguns.

But it also has a selection of several affordable homes on the market. Here is a list of 10 starter homes in New Orleans, ranging from $75,000 to $225,000.

Spanning several different neighborhoods, Curbed NOLA ranked the following home from least to most expensive.

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1. 1219 S Clark Street

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1219 S Clark St
New Orleans, LA 70125

$155,000

In Gert Town you can buy this modest double for $155,000. Currently leased, the home has two units that each have two bedrooms, one bathroom, and a laundry room. Both units also have updated kitchens.

Via Chris Smith/Gardner Realtors

2. 615 Homer Street

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615 Homer St
New Orleans, LA 70114

$169,000

You’ll find this renovated cottage sitting less than five blocks from the Mississippi River Trail in Algiers. We appreciate its tall ceilings, mantels, and gorgeous hardwood floors. A modest home, it has one bedroom, one bathroom, and just under 800 square feet.

All photos courtesy of Michael J.D. Verderosa/Latter & Blum

3. 532 S Cortez Street

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532 S Cortez St
New Orleans, LA 70119

$189,000

Mid-City holds a cute starter home with a brick facade, which is pretty unique for New Orleans. It has French doors, a modest living room, and ceiling fans. At 960 square feet, it has three bedrooms and one bathroom. HOA dues are $17/month.

Via Allen Danielson/Latter & Blum

4. 2416 St. Roch Avenue

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2416 St Roch Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

$189,000

In St. Claude you can buy this Arts and Crafts home with a covered porch. The home has a roomy living room, a master suite, and a sizable backyard. Measuring at 1,624 square feet, the home has three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms.

Via Gwen Doll/Revolution Realty

5. 3601 N Claiborne Avenue

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3601 N Claiborne Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

$199,000

This renovated home in St. Claude has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, 1,100 square feet of floorspace. The home also has a detached apartment that has two bedrooms and one bathroom.

Via Pat Arnold/Riverside Realty, Inc.

6. 6007 Burgundy Street

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6007 Burgundy St
New Orleans, LA 70117

$200,000

Not far from St. Claude Avenue, this renovated cottage with a wide sitting porch just hit the market. We’re impressed by its open floorplan, spacious kitchen, and vaulted ceilings. Measuring at 1,213 square feet, it has two bedrooms and two bathrooms.

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7. 1525 France Street

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1525 France St
New Orleans, LA 70117

$209,000

In St. Clade, this renovated shotgun double seeks a new buyer. The Arts and Crafts-styled home has a wide sitting porch and off-street parking. Each unit has one bedroom and and one bathroom. Highlights include heart pine floors, open shelving, and concrete counters.

Via Nicholas Lahaye/Latter & Blum

8. 2201 St. Ann Street

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2201 St Ann St
New Orleans, LA 70119

$210,000

Not far from the Lafitte Greenway, you’ll find this renovated Creole cottage double. Each unit has one bedroom, one bathroom, and 675 square feet. Both units also have an updated kitchen, new floors, and ceiling fans.

Via Bennett Pourciau/Keller Williams Realty

9. 1918 Deslonde Street

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1918 Deslonde St
New Orleans, LA 70117

$214,000

Built in 2013, this Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation’s home just hit the market. The two-story home sits on an oversized lot. Highlights include the wraparound porch, spacious kitchen, and a metal roof. The home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,591 of floorspace.

Via Lane Lacoy/Latter & Blum

10. 3815 Marais Street

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3815 Marais St
New Orleans, LA 70117

$215,000

If you’re looking for something fun, check out this adorable shotgun near St. Claude Avenue. It has a cozy living room, hardwood flooring, and a kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Measuring at 902 square feet, this home has two bedrooms and one bathroom.

Via Whitney Herrmann/United Real Estate Partners LLC

1. 1219 S Clark Street

1219 S Clark St, New Orleans, LA 70125
Via Chris Smith/Gardner Realtors

$155,000

In Gert Town you can buy this modest double for $155,000. Currently leased, the home has two units that each have two bedrooms, one bathroom, and a laundry room. Both units also have updated kitchens.

1219 S Clark St
New Orleans, LA 70125

2. 615 Homer Street

615 Homer St, New Orleans, LA 70114
All photos courtesy of Michael J.D. Verderosa/Latter & Blum

$169,000

You’ll find this renovated cottage sitting less than five blocks from the Mississippi River Trail in Algiers. We appreciate its tall ceilings, mantels, and gorgeous hardwood floors. A modest home, it has one bedroom, one bathroom, and just under 800 square feet.

615 Homer St
New Orleans, LA 70114

3. 532 S Cortez Street

532 S Cortez St, New Orleans, LA 70119
Via Allen Danielson/Latter & Blum

$189,000

Mid-City holds a cute starter home with a brick facade, which is pretty unique for New Orleans. It has French doors, a modest living room, and ceiling fans. At 960 square feet, it has three bedrooms and one bathroom. HOA dues are $17/month.

532 S Cortez St
New Orleans, LA 70119

4. 2416 St. Roch Avenue

2416 St Roch Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
Via Gwen Doll/Revolution Realty

$189,000

In St. Claude you can buy this Arts and Crafts home with a covered porch. The home has a roomy living room, a master suite, and a sizable backyard. Measuring at 1,624 square feet, the home has three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms.

2416 St Roch Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

5. 3601 N Claiborne Avenue

3601 N Claiborne Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
Via Pat Arnold/Riverside Realty, Inc.

$199,000

This renovated home in St. Claude has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, 1,100 square feet of floorspace. The home also has a detached apartment that has two bedrooms and one bathroom.

3601 N Claiborne Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

6. 6007 Burgundy Street

6007 Burgundy St, New Orleans, LA 70117
via Wesley Cager/Agents Inc.

$200,000

Not far from St. Claude Avenue, this renovated cottage with a wide sitting porch just hit the market. We’re impressed by its open floorplan, spacious kitchen, and vaulted ceilings. Measuring at 1,213 square feet, it has two bedrooms and two bathrooms.

6007 Burgundy St
New Orleans, LA 70117

7. 1525 France Street

1525 France St, New Orleans, LA 70117
Via Nicholas Lahaye/Latter & Blum

$209,000

In St. Clade, this renovated shotgun double seeks a new buyer. The Arts and Crafts-styled home has a wide sitting porch and off-street parking. Each unit has one bedroom and and one bathroom. Highlights include heart pine floors, open shelving, and concrete counters.

1525 France St
New Orleans, LA 70117

8. 2201 St. Ann Street

2201 St Ann St, New Orleans, LA 70119
Via Bennett Pourciau/Keller Williams Realty

$210,000

Not far from the Lafitte Greenway, you’ll find this renovated Creole cottage double. Each unit has one bedroom, one bathroom, and 675 square feet. Both units also have an updated kitchen, new floors, and ceiling fans.

2201 St Ann St
New Orleans, LA 70119

9. 1918 Deslonde Street

1918 Deslonde St, New Orleans, LA 70117
Via Lane Lacoy/Latter & Blum

$214,000

Built in 2013, this Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation’s home just hit the market. The two-story home sits on an oversized lot. Highlights include the wraparound porch, spacious kitchen, and a metal roof. The home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,591 of floorspace.

1918 Deslonde St
New Orleans, LA 70117

10. 3815 Marais Street

3815 Marais St, New Orleans, LA 70117
Via Whitney Herrmann/United Real Estate Partners LLC

$215,000

If you’re looking for something fun, check out this adorable shotgun near St. Claude Avenue. It has a cozy living room, hardwood flooring, and a kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Measuring at 902 square feet, this home has two bedrooms and one bathroom.

3815 Marais St
New Orleans, LA 70117