Tight Budget? 3 Scottsdale homes priced below $250,000


Not everyone can afford the escalating home prices in Arizona. Scottsdale’s home prices, for instance, increased 9.4 percent in May (over the median price in May of 2015). The median list price of Scottsdale homes for sale right now is $629,000.

So, what are folks on a tight budget supposed to do? We wondered the same thing while working with some first-time homebuyers recently so we did some research. Here are three wonderful homes for sale in Scottsdale, priced below $250,000.

Trails at Scottsdale

It’s hard to believe that you can buy a condo in Scottsdale at this price but this is a single-family home with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 1,845 square feet of living space! Situated on a corner lot, this home features a side yard, backyard and a courtyard in the front. Inside you will find fresh paint, vaulted ceilings and more. Built in 1983, this southern Scottsdale home is listed at $225,000. View photos of the home here.

Scottsdale Estates

The ideal starter home, this one features 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in 1,060 square feet of living space. Bring your green thumb because the huge backyard is a blank canvas on which to impose your landscaping dreams. Inside you’ll find lots of updates to this 1961 charmer, including gorgeous quartz counters and new appliances in the kitchen and a master bathroom you typically only find in larger homes. This home is offered at $234,999 and you can see photos of it here.

Manzanita Villas

Low maintenance living is high on many would-be homeowner’s lists and this condo fits that bill and more. In fact, fire the pool guy – you won’t need him when you move to a managed community.
This lovely 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom end unit townhome offers 1,270 square feet of living space. We like the lanai off the master bedroom, the yummy granite countertops in the kitchen and the fireplace in the great room. This home also features a two-car garage. The community offers residents a tennis court and pool. Offered at $229,000, view photos of this Scottsdale home for sale here.

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