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How much HOME will $500,000 get you in different states?

Have you ever wondered how much real estate you could purchase in other states for the same amount you paid for your PNW home? Maybe you get curious while watching HGTV "House Hunters"? Or maybe you are on vacation and found yourself wondering "could I move here?!". Whatever the reason, we are here to show you how much home you can get for $500,000 in different areas of the United States. If after reading this, you get the itch to move, or to purchase a vacation or rental property---- the Liz Keeps It Real Estate Team can help you there too! We can refer you to a trusted Realtor within our Keller Williams network, so you know you will be in good hands!

Area #1: Alaska

Our farthest North state is arguably one of the prettiest places in the world. From the snow capped mountains, the abundant wildlife, trees, rivers, & glaciers. It's also the coldest! Near the capital city of Anchorage, in Eagle River, for just under $500,000 you can get a 4 bedroom, 2 bath, 2,058 sq ft home on an acre of land. Bonus- you will have wildlife & mountain views from every window.

Area #2: Oregon

In the PNW, no matter where you are you will find the beauty of nature! The state of Oregon has some gorgeous coastline. In the coastal town of Seaside, for $450,000 you can purchase a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 618 sq ft home right on the beach!

Area #3: Pacific Islands

Who wouldn't want to live in Hawaii?! With beautiful tropical plants, teal waters, gorgeous sunsets and delicious foods! So what can $500,000 get you on a Hawaiian island? You can purchase a Plantation style home for under the budget in Pahoa HI! This 10,000 sq ft lot comes with tropical flowers, palm trees, pineapple orchard, and a home with 3 bedrooms,2 baths.

Area #4: South

If you can take the heat, Texas is a popular place to call home! You will find that you can also still get a lot of "bang" for your buck. For under $500,000 you can purchase a 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 3167 sq ft home that is lakefront in the town of Houston!

Area #5: North

Madison Wisconson is the perfect place to call come if you love the snow! Madison is the 2nd largest town in WI AND the fastest growing. It's also surrounded by 5 lakes. For $500,000 you can get a 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom, 2,444 sq ft home on a 1/3 of an acre.

Area # 6 Northeast

In the historic coastal town of Dartmouth Massachusetts, you can reside in the same town as a famous Ivy League research hospital. For around $450,000, you can purchase a quaint 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 896 sq ft home on a 2.86 acre lot!

Area #6: Southeast

If you are a theme part enthusiast, Orlando Florida would be the perfect place for you to call home (or at least vaction home)! Orlando is the hub of all of the major FL amusement parks, including Disney World, and Universal Studios! For around $500,000, you can purchase a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, 1,986 sq ft home in Orlando city limits.

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