The Philly ‘burbs span four different counties and range from sleepy, rural farmtowns to bustling and walkable downtown areas filled with shops and restaurants. And whatever your budget may be, we can help you find the perfect neighborhood! Scroll through a few of our favorite spots to see what a budget of $350,000 can buy:
Gilbertsville (Boyertown Area School District)
Nestled in northern Montgomery County, the quiet community of Gilbertsville (Boyertown Area School District) is bustling with new construction. It’s a bit off the beaten path, but the area is well-loved by younger families for its affordability and great schools. For $350,000, you can expect to purchase a new single home on a quarter acre lot, or an older home on plenty of land (enough for a horse farm!) ~ Pictured: 2061 Melrose Dr, Gilbertsville PA 19525. Asking $349,990
Consistently considered one of the most desirable places to live in Greater Philadelphia, Central Bucks School District is home to plenty of million-dollar estates and luxury new construction. Thankfully, they have some more budget-friendly options as well: for $350,000, you’re likely to snag a modest ranch home in the outskirts of Doylestown in need of some aesthetic updates. ~ Pictured: 5500 Potters Lane, Pipersville PA 18947. Asking $349,900.
West Norriton (Norristown Area School District)
Typically among the more affordable areas to live in Montgomery County, the Norristown area is home to a wide variety of homes for sale, all conveniently located near the county seat. A budget of $350,000 can stretch pretty far in Norristown, and you’re likely to find newer, updated Colonials on quarter acre lots, luxury townhomes, or charming stone-front homes from the 1800s. ~ Pictured: 1610 Sheridan Ln, Jeffersonville PA 19403. Asking $349,000
Ardmore (Lower Merion School District)
Located in the heart of the area’s prestigious “Main Line”, Lower Merion boasts some of the most expensive real estate in the entire region. It’s no surprise, then, that the pickings are slim for a budget of $350,000 – in fact, the vast majority of homes for sale in the district are over $800,000! More affordable options in the area include single-family homes in need of repairs, and condominiums with high monthly fees. Pictured: 112 Sutton Road, Ardmore PA 19003. Asking $349,900.
Brookhaven (Penn Delco School District)
Brookhaven is a friendly suburb alongside Aston in the heart of Delaware County. Part of the Penn Delco School District, Brookhaven homes tend to be fairly affordable (there are plenty of modest single homes around the $250,000 price point) and a higher budget will fetch you a larger, more updated home on a quarter acre. Pictured: 4935 Chester Creek Rd, Brookhaven PA. Asking $349,000.
North Wales/Lansdale (North Penn School District)
Among the largest school districts in the region, North Penn is an award-winning school system in Central Montgomery County. Featuring plenty of moderately-priced homes for sale, North Penn offers an abundance of homes built in the mid-late twentieth century on half of an acre in established neighborhoods. Pictured: 1459 North Wales Road, North Wales PA 19454. Asking $349,900.