What can you buy in Rutland County for $150k or less?
With a rich architectural history and affordable land, there is a wide variety of homes in Rutland County available for under $150k!
If you are looking to buy a home, or land, in Rutland County you are in luck.
Right now, there are a lot of available homes in Rutland County offering a wide range of options, styles, and features. You’ll find historic homes with lots of old-world charm on display, featuring wide front porches and built-in bookcases and china cabinets. Newer properties on the market afford creature comforts like large, private backyards and attached garages.
Are you looking for several quiet acres of your own, or a home within walking distance to stores and schools? Here’s a rundown of what you can buy in Rutland County for $150k or less…
A Walkable City
Rutland offers a bustling downtown with independent boutiques and businesses such as Phoenix Books and Fruition Fineries. City restaurants, such as Table 24, Speakeasy Cafe and Vermont Tap House, serve up the local, artisanal fare Vermonter have come to expect. Many homes are within walking distance of these amenities as well as the numerous parks and community gardens throughout the city.
$150K affords a buyer three to four bedroom homes in the heart of Rutland with ample backyards, and upgraded kitchens and bathrooms. Most of the current inventory has been well maintained and is move-in ready.
As a city choc-a-bloc with historic buildings dating back to the 18th century, you will find homes with unique and beautiful features not found in typical new construction. You may be surprised to find that wraparound porches, intricate woodwork, and solid wood flooring, are commonplace here!
Here is just a sampling of what can be found in the neighborhoods of Rutland, VT:
If you want a neighborhood feel and the ability to walk to school, the library, or nearby businesses, there are also newer homes in Rutland delivering additional modern amenities such as garages, family rooms, and basements that can be finished.
Opportunities for Rural Vermont Living
In towns and villages neighboring Rutland, spending around $150k can yield a larger piece of property, perhaps an acre or two, a comfortably sized home with a garage, three to four bedrooms, and possibly an outbuilding that can serve as a workshop or storage area.
Properties Surrounded by Outdoor Beauty
Rutland County also boasts some of the most beautiful scenery and outdoor recreation possibilities in Vermont. If you’re willing to compromise on square footage and in your number of bedrooms, $150k could buy you a smaller home with lake access, proximity to a ski resort, or breathtaking views.
The Village Experience
If you are seeking the quiet village life, look no further. The towns of Wallingford and Brandon in Rutland County offer charming, quaint, and lively downtown areas, with the advantage of private and secluded residential areas.
A buyer looking to spend $150,000 will find homes of 1700 square feet, with three to four bedrooms, modern kitchens and bathrooms, as well as large yards perfect for kids and dogs. Here are some examples of what is available right now.
This is just a sampling of what you can expect to find in Rutland County for $150k – but there are many more options out there! Visit our listings page to find out all of the available options that are on the market right now.
The Path to Homeownership
If you’re unsure about whether you can make the jump from renting to buying, or if you can afford more than what you are paying now, take a look at all of the resources we have to offer.
RealtyWorks is a part of the NeighborWorks of Western Vermont organization, which means not only can we explore what is available on the housing market, we can guide you towards our in-house resources for homebuyer education, as well as counseling for budgeting and financing. Working one-on-one with a housing counselor will help you understand what you can truly afford now and in the long term.
Neighborworks of Western Vermont also offers lending programs to bring homeownership within reach even on a tight budget. Programs such as the Down Payment Assistance Loan and even Down Payment Grants can get you into a home sooner than you may think! We can set you up with a loan officer who can assist you in accessing these and other affordable loan programs.
Below are some of our recent blogs that explain all that NeighborWorks of Western Vermont has to offer.
If you’re not sure where to start, give us a call at 802-438-2131, we would love to hear from you!