Alliance, Ohio
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Massive Homes Across America Listed for Less Than $100k

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More Bang for Your Buck

Real-estate prices have skyrocketed in much of the country, with many would-be sellers staying put because of the pandemic. While it's true that your dollar will buy less and less house in many places, there are still some corners of the nation where it can go surprisingly far. Longing for more square footage? Here are some big homes being sold for next to nothing.


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Clyde, New York
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Clyde, New York: A Peek Inside
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Clyde, New York: A Peek Inside

The home features hardwood floors and an updated kitchen with plenty of counter space. Put your inner decorator to work, pick out some paint colors and this house could be beautiful — all for under $80,000.

Schoharie, New York
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Schoharie, New York

$99,900

This four-bedroom home is ready for a family of its own, and is one of the few move-in ready cheap houses for sale. It’s near Interstate 88, so you can commute easily into the Capital District. The home features a large yard plus a two-car garage that could also make a great man cave.


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Schoharie, New York: A Peek Inside
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Schoharie, New York: A Peek Inside

While this home could use some updating, its low price point means you’d have some money left over to make improvements. It has fantastic bones, including hardwood floors, a beautiful stone fireplace, and plenty of natural light. With a few renovations, it wouldn’t be hard to make this home your own.

Rutland, Vermont
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Rutland, Vermont

$90,000

Looking for cheap homes for sale that you can renovate and make into your own? This six-bedroom is super spacious but going for less than $100,000. It was built in 1890 and could be renovated as a single unit or transformed into a two-unit income-generating home.


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Rutland, Vermont: A Peek Inside
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Rutland, Vermont: A Peek Inside

While there’s plenty of work to be done, a lot has already been completed: The house has been outfitted with a new heating system, kitchen cabinets and countertops, electrical work, and there’s some new sheetrock, too. It’s still very much a blank canvas that you could transform into a dream home. 

Summer, Maine
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Summer, Maine: A Peek Inside
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Summer, Maine: A Peek Inside

The home’s interior needs plenty of work, but renovate the kitchen and bathrooms, invest in lots of paint and new flooring, and this house could shine. 

Shamokin, Pennsylvania
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Shamokin, Pennsylvania

$35,000

Not only is this four-bedroom house under $100,000 — it’s under $50,000, making it one of the cheapest big houses listed in the country! It’s a highly desirable corner lot, and the house measures just under 2,000 square feet. The backyard already has a fenced-in area for privacy. 


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Shamokin, Pennsylvania: A Peek Inside
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Shamokin, Pennsylvania: A Peek Inside

The house needs a good renovation, but the carpeting has been removed to reveal hardwood floors you could bring back to life. The basement could be turned into a finished space for additional living space. With its low price tag, you could snatch this home up and still have plenty to put into its renovation.

Alliance, Ohio
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Alliance, Ohio

$89,000

This three-bedroom home is full of charm. The front porch is ready for entertaining, and the property features a garage and a storage shed. A fence creates backyard privacy, and there’s a full basement if you need more storage space. 

Alliance, Ohio: A Peek Inside
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Alliance, Ohio: A Peek Inside

There's a lot to love about this home’s interior. Hardwood floors and wood moldings add a beautiful touch, and there’s a spacious dining room and living room ideal for entertaining. The eat-in kitchen is ideal for families, and the wood staircase makes a stunning statement. Update the bathrooms and paint the bedrooms and this house will be a real gem.


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Meadville, Pennsylvania
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Meadville, Pennsylvania: A Peek Inside
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Meadville, Pennsylvania: A Peek Inside

Roll up your sleeves with renovations and you’ll end up with a beautiful, large house. There’s a partially finished room in the basement, and French doors in the dining room for plenty of light. This house has good bones and, with some work, could be beautiful. 

Meade, Kansas
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Meade, Kansas: A Peek Inside
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Meade, Kansas: A Peek Inside

The home boasts some beautiful finishes, including hardwood floors throughout, recessed ceilings, bay windows, and a wooden staircase that makes a statement. Highlights include a large formal dining room, generously sized bedrooms, and 1.5 bathrooms.

Richland, Oregon
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Richland, Oregon

$95,900

If you’re not afraid of a big project, this five-bedroom cheap house for sale could be a fantastic investment. It’s in need of extensive work, but on a highly desirable corner lot and offers plenty of space. The home features an attached garage and carport. 


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Richland, Oregon
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Richland, Oregon: A Peek Inside

Built in 1904, this two-story home has five or six bedrooms, depending on how you finish it, as well as three bathrooms. Plan on pretty much gutting the whole thing, but once finished, you could have a valuable, spacious property. 

Woodward, Oklahoma
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Woodward, Oklahoma: A Peek Inside
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Woodward, Oklahoma: A Peek Inside

Thile the current interior decor might not be to your taste, think of what this house could be with plenty of paint and some new furnishings. Or embrace the style and move right in! The house features hardwood floors throughout, and there’s a fireplace in the family room. For under $100,000, it offers a great deal whether you decide to redecorate or leave it as-is. 

Claremont, New Hampshire
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Claremont, New Hampshire

$99,900

Coming in at just under $100,000, this two-bedroom house needs a little TLC, but it’s full of potential. It features a large, flat, fenced-in backyard calling for kids or pets and perfect for entertaining. 

Claremont, New Hampshire: A Peek Inside
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Claremont, New Hampshire: A Peek Inside

The home, built in 1910, has a well-maintained interior but could use some updating. New wallpaper, paint, and flooring would go a way toward making it into a beautiful, spacious home. It features two bedrooms and one full bath. 

Olive Hill, Kentucky
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Olive Hill, Kentucky

$85,000

This three-bedroom home would cost hundreds of thousands of dollars in other states, but if you feel like moving to Kentucky, you can get it for under $100,000. It’s a super spacious home perfect for a larger family and entertaining. Just check out that porch! Some paint and elbow grease will make it a stunner.


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Olive Hill, Kentucky: A Peek Inside
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Olive Hill, Kentucky: A Peek Inside

Measuring 2,454 square feet, this home has three bedrooms and three bathrooms. It’s a newer build, from 2006, and on a 4-acre lot. The living room features a fireplace; French doors lead out onto a deck; and the whole space is large and welcoming. 

Fultonville, New York
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Fultonville, New York

$70,000

This three-bedroom fixer-upper offers plenty of space and potential. It features off-street parking and a fenced-in yard ideal for kids and pets. There’s a covered porch ready for entertaining, and the metal roof on the back side was replaced in 2019. 


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Fultonville, New York: A Peek Inside
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Fultonville, New York: A Peek Inside

While there’s lots of work to be done, this house could be transformed into a beauty. The seller has offered to leave materials they bought to remodel the bathroom with. In addition to the three bedrooms, the home features a living room, full bath, kitchen, pantry, and foyer. 

Canajoharie, New York
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Canajoharie, New York

$74,900

If you’re not afraid of some hard work, this four-bedroom house could be a fantastic deal. This two-story, two-family home features a detached two-stall garage with a carport. There’s also a large shed and a back deck. The sale includes two lots, meaning this could be a potential income-generating property. 

Canajoharie, New York: A Peek Inside
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Canajoharie, New York: A Peek Inside

The home has separate utilities for each half. It needs renovation, but a two-family home for under $100,000? It could be ideal for an investor, a flipper, or a family looking to live in one half and generate income with the other. 


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Pittsfield, Maine
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Pittsfield, Maine

$85,500

Just think about how grand this house could be with some work and renovation. This four-bedroom, one-bath home sits on nearly an acre. It features an attached barn with plenty of storage for a car, or it could house a workshop. 


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Pittsfield, Maine: A Peek Inside
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Pittsfield, Maine: A Peek Inside

While the house has been a two-family home in the past, it’s used as a single-family home. It was built in 1900 and has an enclosed porch that could be beautiful once renovated. The rooms are spacious and, with some updating and remodeling, this house could truly shine.