Yes, You Can Buy a Decent Home for $10,000 or Less



(The house above, located in Garfield Heights, Ohio, is listed for just $9,900.)

Buy a house for less than it costs to buy a car? According to a recent report in Time's "Moneyland" column, this season has seen a spike in sub-$10,000 homes. In Baltimore, one in 10 homes sold during the first half of 2011 cost less than 10 grand. Ditto for foreclosure-plagued Detroit, where a search of our real estate listings turns up more than 1,000 hits on properties for $10,000 or less.


Sure, you'll have to adjust your expectations a bit, but many of these super-cheap homes won't necessarily force you to abandon considerations like size, location and appearance. In fact, the houses we've compiled in our $10,000-or-less house gallery have more going for them than just their astonishingly low price tags. Don't believe us? Click through the gallery below:


Also see:
Real Estate Commission: How Much Should You Pay?
Home Sellers Step In Where Banks Fear to Tread
The Best on the Block: Luxury Homes at Auction

Unreal Estate: Home Seller Throws In $1,000 Worth of Booze


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Find out how to calculate mortgage payments.
Find homes for sale in your area.
Find foreclosures in your area.

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ej45d63

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raviskravi

hi I wish to buy a house under 10000$ let me know if you have any options at
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Taliya Macelree

Looking for a 5br house in the Pittsburgh area under $10,000 hoping to find something reasonable and convenient to work if you have anything available plz get back to me. malloytaliya@yahoo.com

October 14 2014 at 12:29 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
discountdeeds

If anyone is looking for investment properties under $10K let me know. I own over 100 properties all over the country and looking to liquidate. All of my properties are free and clear of any liens or loans and all taxes are paid in full with a $0 balance. All properties will be conveyed via Warranty Deed. You can email me at discountdeeds@gmail.com.

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ej45d63

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