I talked earlier this week about the possibility of my family relocating to the Houston area. My wife went online and started looking at houses. From the sound of the comments I received on my other two posts (here and here), I would say that $300,000 for a house isn’t a bad deal. Take a look at what $300,000 (give or take $15,000 for upgrades) will buy in the Houston area:
Here’s the floorplan for this model:
Now, what’s crazy is this EXACT floorplan goes for $380,000 + in the Austin area. Granted, Austin is a “hipper” area to live but is it $80,000 hipper?