We have all heard that San Antonio is affordable. While folks on the East and West Coasts are paying exorbitant amounts for, well, everything, we San Antonians are spoiled by cheap (er) gas, land, and housing. And even though the prices of those items have gone up in the past few years, there are still deals to be had. Especially on housing.
Given that the average price of a home in the Alamo City hovers right around $230k, outsiders may drop their jaws at how inexpensive the housing is here… especially when you consider that the average price per square foot here is $106 in comparison to the average price per square foot of $300+ in places like Boston and San Diego. Yep. $300.. Per. Square. Foot. Can you imagine??!
But we get it.. $106 per square foot still feels high and you want to pay less because, hey, everyone wants a great deal! Well, you are in luck. Even with the city averaging at $106 per square foot on residential housing, we found several homes that came in far below that. Take a look.
3616 Blakely St
This wonderful two story home, located in a Schertz gated community, is spacious AND affordable. With three different living areas, a large kitchen with a walk-in pantry, a formal dining room, huge game room, and nicely sized master bedroom and bathroom, there’s plenty of room for everyone. Don't want to be inside? Relax on the front and back covered patios and enjoy the Texas sunset or a morning cup of joe. Best of all, this home comes in at a mere $65.92/ sq ft., putting the total price at just under $200k.
Needing more space? This home has it! Also under $200k, this home is located in Gilbeau Park on the Northwest side of town. Enjoy the grand family room PLUS separate dining room AND formal living room in addition to the game room and large eat-in kitchen. Some of the upgrades of this home include a remodeled kitchen with soft close cabinetry, updated hardware, no carpet on the first level, and a covered patio and deck. At only $66.53 this home comes in far below the average cost!
A must see in Tezel Heights, this two story home comes equipped with an additional mother in law quarters (complete with its own private ramp entrance) that includes a kitchen, two bedrooms and a small foyer. Additionally, the home boasts of four bedrooms; a master on the first level, and three bedrooms on the second level, including a jack and jill bathroom. Priced nearly $40 per square foot lower than average, this home is currently on the market for $69.48/ per square foot.
4835 Encanto Creek Dr.
This Longs Creek beauty features a flowing open floor plan with extensive use of hard wood flooring and ceramic tile. The updated bright kitchen with 42inch cabinets features honey toned wood and granite counters. Entertain guests and family in the large game room or the open deck patio while enjoying the park like backyard! Convenient to Loop1604, IH35, RAFB, and Fort Sam, this move in ready home is priced at $71.15/ square foot.
8118 Royal Field
Located in the private, secluded back portion of the highly sought after Stage Run community, this 3,630 square foot home boasts of the largest floor plan available in community. With an open floor plan, high ceilings, granite countertops, and many other upgrades, it is hard to believe it is only priced at $79.88 per square foot. Bonus: children in this neighborhood are zoned to attend the highly rated Aue Elementary, plus, grown ups can enjoy the short 10-20 minutes to The Rim and LaCantera!
10806 Kobort Canyon
You'll find room to grow in this spacious four-bedroom, four-bath Helotes home. With gorgeous features including wood floors, decorative stair balusters, quartz countertops, 42" upper cabinets and more, you’ll wonder why the price per square foot is so low! If that doesn’t sell you, maybe the mature trees in the front and covered patio in the back, providing much needed shade from the hot Texas sun, will! Best of all, this lovely home is across the street from the beautiful community park, playground, pool, and basketball and tennis courts.
So there you have it- houses priced lower than average proving that there are deals to be had! Not seeing anything that catches your eye? We’d love to help you find something that does! Browse homes for sale in San Antonio here, or let one of our agents help you!