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Published: Friday, July 12, 2019 @ 7:02 AM
Despite what they’re intended for, the price of a starter home can be prohibitive in some places.
Although a starter home is one of the most gratifying purchases for a young family or someone moving into their first single-family dwelling, the notion that they are cheap is not necessarily true everywhere.
HowMuch.net has a map of U.S. starter homes that shows where you’ll pay more and less for the structures.
As might be expected, starter homes in the Northeast and West command a higher price tag than in other regions. Here’s a snapshot:
When it comes to price, the figures list median home values, not the extremes. The visualization below includes these two pieces of key information:
If you’re house-hunting for the first time, brushing up on the price of a starter home is a great place to begin. To get a holistic view of the process, here’s how to buy a home in 9 steps.