Buyers on a Budget May Want to Look at These 5 Houses Priced Below $299,500

Buyers on a Budget May Want to Look at These 5 Houses Priced Below $299,500
  • PublishedNovember 15, 2023

Looking for a house that is in the $200’s or lower? Here are 5 local houses that are budget-friendly and available right now. 

1. Recent Price Drop on this new construction with a 2 story home featuring architectural character at a fantastic wooded, waterfront location inside the gated 4D Country Estates. Asking Price is $299,000.

Two en-suite bedrooms with large picture windows will allow incredible views of the .864 ac wooded waterfront lot. The open floorpan showcases exposed ducting, floating staircase, fireplace and a large kitchen with a quartz waterfall island for gathering friends and family. 
The farmhouse sink, open shelving, quartz and butcher block tops and wall of windows on the lakeside further enhance the beauty of this natural setting. For outside dining, there is a huge covered patio overlooking the lake as well. Energy efficient spray foam insulation is another added feature. 
Behind the barn doors, you will find a utility room to make this a great full time or second home. Located just outside quaint Winnsboro, a Designated Cultural Arts District. Don’t miss out on this captivating home in a gated community with added owner amenities, schedule your private tour today!
Call or text Janet Martin for more info at 903-243-0184.


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2. Imagine small-town life in this quaint 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home near Texas A&M—Commerce on a historical street in Commerce, Texas. Asking price is $175,000.
Enjoy the open patio and back deck in a large backyard shaded by mature trees. An inviting front porch screams southern charm in this darling 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. After adding your personal touches and minor updates, you can make this place shine even brighter! 
Being within walking distance to Texas A&M also makes it a great spot as a rental for college students. Or, forward thinking first-time home buyers can turn this into their homestead while also considering it as a future investment to be an income-producing rental down the road. Either way, this cottage is an attractive place for homeowners or investors!
Contact Sheri Autrey for more information, 903-474-5992.


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3. One-of-a-kind four bedroom barndo on 2 acre corner lot used as a vacation rental, east of Pickton, Texas can be used for income or your own country cabin.  Asking price is $245,000.
This hidden country gem comes with a very unique use of space and design. The exterior is constructed with industrial type siding and was custom built for this site, this is not a cheap move in. This has everything you need and could serve as a residence, weekend getaway, vacation home or VRBO! 
You’ll have plenty of sleeping areas and room for guests with four bedrooms, 2 baths, large open gathering room, a utility room and an upstairs living room. Entire interior has been designed and decorated with personal touch using vintage shiplap, ceiling and other original materials for special designs and touches. 
Kitchen includes granite countertops, farm sink, and updated type features. The upstairs offers great use of space with bedrooms, bath and bonus area. 
Huge covered back porch is surrounded by large Pine trees, fire pit, cookout area that are great for entertaining. Additional acreage available, contact listing agent. Quiet area only 1 mile from Hwy 11 for easy access and only 90 minutes from DFW metro mess. PERFECT GETAWAY!
Call or text Tom Hendricks for more information at 903-438-6925.


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4. Tucked away, just steps from Downtown Sulphur Springs, is this two-story 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home. Asking price is $230,000.
The primary bedroom is located on the main floor with outside access and a large walk-in closet. Need a home office? This home has the perfect office nook. 
The kitchen has a gas range, plenty of cabinets and an abundant amount of countertop space. Upstairs you have a perfect space for the kids or guests. 
All of this is a short walk to Celebration Plaza with shopping, dining and more. It’s also conveniently located 1.3 miles from Christus Mother Frances Hospital.
Call or text Kati Adair for more information at 903-243-2304. 


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5. Cozy hilltop 3 bedroom, 2bathroom home surrounded by beautiful flower bed comes with workshop on 3 acres of large Pine and Oak trees east of Pickton, Texas. Asking price is $275,000.
Updated home features a large living room with wood stove, spacious bedrooms & large bath. Home was updated prior to current owners purchase with new paint, new counter tops, new flooring, windows and more. Metal roof approx. 6 years old. 
Current owners have added a 20 x 20 bedroom with bath, large new wooded deck for enjoyment, poured concrete in the 25 x 45 metal shop and misc other improvements. Detached carport parks 2 cars with workshop and storage area. 
Smaller storage shed, office space or schoolhouse type building has multiple opportunities. The barn sits near back of acreage and provides opportunity for a horse, chickens, goats or other animals. Net wire has been added to fencing also.
A additional large deck is great for entertaining or just relaxing. Grow your plants inside the greenhouse. This place has alot of space, out buildings and opportunities for many many uses. NO Known Restrictions.
Call or text Tom Hendricks for more information at 903-438-6925.


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Chloe Kopal

Chloe Kopal was born and raised in Sulphur Springs, Texas. She attended Sulphur Springs High School for 4 years and graduated in 2021. She was also a line member for the Blue Blazes Drill Team for 3 years. Chloe is the Digital Content Creator for Front Porch News. Her love for our community shows through her work. She is very passionate about photography and has been ever since the first time she picked up a camera many years ago.