6 Local Houses For Sale Under $299,500 Offer Budget-Friendly Options for Real Estate Buyers or Investors

6 Local Houses For Sale Under $299,500 Offer Budget-Friendly Options for Real Estate Buyers or Investors
  • PublishedDecember 6, 2023

Needing a more budget-friendly home? Whether you looking to buy for the first time, to down size, or to invest in real estate, take a peek at six properties that might interest you, in and around Hopkins County. 

1. New to the Market—Cottage 3Bed/2Bath in the Country South of Sulphur Springs on 1 Acre Lot. Take a look at this low maintenance and move-in-ready home on a full acre in the country! Just south of Sulphur Springs, this home is perfect for anyone looking to downsize or wanting to raise a family in the country. A perfectly laid out home with an open concept makes entertaining easy. 

In the kitchen, you’ll find an updated stainless-steel smooth-top stove, custom vent hood, and breakfast bar. The split bedroom floor plan gives you additional privacy with the primary bathroom including an updated bathroom and double sinks. 

Enjoy the outdoors from your backyard where there is plenty of space to raise livestock. Outside the city limits but still close to town, this cozy place gives off cottage vibes! Asking price is $209,500. 

Call or text Jed Walker for more info, 903-335-4175. 


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2.Recent Price Drop—Barndominium in Southern Hopkins with 4bed/2ba on 2 Acres with Easy Access to HWY 11. This one of a kind barndo on 2 acre corner lot is a hidden country gem with 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! Home has a large open gathering room, utility room and 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. Yet with granite countertops, farm sink and updated type features also. 

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!Asking price is $245,000. 

Call or text Tom Hendricks for more info, 903-438-6925.

3.Back on the Market—Walking Distance to Downtown Sulphur Springs, 3 Bed/2 Bath, Permanent Home or Used as a Vacation Rental. Only a few blocks from the square! Check out this cute home within walking distance from Celebration Plaza. 

This property is tucked away on a side street, just steps from the hub of Sulphur Springs. 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. 

Great location with lots of possibilities! Asking price is $230,000. 

Call or text Kati Adair for more info, 903-243-2304. 


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4. Available—Como/Pickton Schools with 3bed/2ba, Workshop, Greenhouse, Storage Shed on 3.1 Acres.Cozy hilltop home surrounded by beautiful flower beds and large Pine and Oak trees on over 3 acres of land. 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. Green house. A additional large deck is great for entertaining or just relaxing. 

This place has alot of space, out buildings and opportunities for many many uses. NO Known Restrictions. Asking price is $275,000. 

Call or text Tom Hendricks for more info, 903-438-6925.


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5. Available—Waterfront New Construction 2Bed/2Bath on Wooded .864 Acres in Gated 4D Country Estates. This spacious 2 story home features architectural character with cathedral ceilings in a fantastic location. 
The open floorpan showcases exposed ducting, floating staircase, fireplace and a large kitchen with a quartz waterfall island for gathering friends and family. Two en-suite bedrooms with large picture windows will allow incredible views of the .864 ac wooded waterfront lot. 
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. Behind barn doors, you will find a utility room to make this a great full time or second home. For outside dining, there is a huge covered patio overlooking the lake as well. 
Energy efficient spray foam insulation is another added feature. 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! Asking price is $299,000.
Call or text Janet Martin for more info, 903-243-0184. 


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6. Recent Price Drop—Commerce, Texas with 3bed/2ba Bungalow Located Within Walking Distance to College. Imagine small-town life in this quaint home on historical Bonham Street. 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! Asking price is $175,000.
Call or text Sheri Autrey for more info, 903-474-5992.


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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.