Slide Show | June 2012
What $300K Buys You NowFollow @AnBrowne
If you're a would-be buyer, now may be a good time to take advantage of the market before selling prices begin to creep back up in your city or town.
The median sales price of all existing homes in the U.S. rose to $177,400 in April, a 10.1% increase year-over-year, according to Realtor.org. To help provide some perspective on how far your home-buying dollar will stretch, here are nine properties on the market (as of June 1, 2012) for about $300,000. We chose that price point because, as you'll see, $300,000 buys a lot of house in many parts of the country, less so in some metropolitan centers. What $300K Buys You Now