3 Affordable Austin Neighborhoods (That Are Also Awesome)

Posted by Mary Ann Castro on Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 at 9:43am.

Don't let the rumors fool youthere is plenty of budget-friendly real estate in Austin. The trick is knowing where to look to find that perfect balance between a great price point and a phenomenal quality of life. And since we're always looking out for you, we're happy to share these 3 affordable Austin neighborhoods, which just happen to be awesome too.


3. Austins Colony

For those who crave newer designs without the lofty price tag, Austins Colony is the perfect compromise. Surrounded by acreage land and parks, the majority of homes in this neighborhood boast at least 3 bedrooms and tend to be priced below $180,000.

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4608 Belfield Lane, Austin

$231,999 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,670 Sf

MLS® # 388606

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15204 Guffey Dr, Austin

$225,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,670 Sf

MLS® # 8566865

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716 Red Tails Drive, Austin

$223,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,657 Sf

MLS® # 379955



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2. Westgate Grove

These affordable homes for sale, located in coveted South Austin, are part of the city's SMART housing initiative. Income qualified individuals can find themselves in one of five models, each with a porch, garage and expert landscaping. These brand new houses are a great find for those who can snag one.

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1. Meadows Lake / Greenslopes

This are is technically comprised of numerous smaller communities, but we had to include it since it's one of the most affordable Austin neighborhoods on the market. Located directly west of Onion Creek and McKinney Falls State parks, this collection is charming, close to downtown and has plenty to offer. Check out South Creek South, Meadows Lake, Greenslopes, South Creek, Silverstone and Nuckol's Crossing. Or just check them out below:

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6808 Blue Dawn Trail, Austin

$265,000 - 1,784 Sf

MLS® # 384632

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2012 Nogales Trail, Austin

$239,900 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,343 Sf

MLS® # 1388530

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2012 Nogales Trail, Austin

$239,900 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,343 Sf

MLS® # 381008



View all Meadlows Lake area homes here. 


We hope those three affordable Austin neighborhoods help you find what you're looking for! But if they don't quite do the trick, give us a shout. Our expert real estate agents can match you up with your dream home in beautiful Austin, TX.

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