We love comparing what your home buying dollars will get you in different markets. We looked at high-tech areas of the country and put them up against St. Louis. We reported earlier this year on St. Louis and Telecommuting. See for yourself how St. Louis could be an affordable solution.

austin – texas

  • List Price: $525,000
  • Address: 503 E Live Oak Street, Austin, 78704
  • Summary:  Single family / 3 beds /1 bath900 sqft
  • Details: Remodel with open living/living dining, natural light, and pine floors. Stainless appliances. Entertaining deck and fire pit! Fresh Landscaping.
  • Neighborhood: Travis Heights near South Congress) and Stacy Park. South Congress draws plenty of foot traffic to its vibrant stretch of hip boutiques, trendy lodging options and Austin-original eateries.
  • Walk Score: 73
  • Commute to downtown: 11 minutes via car, 24 minutes via public transportation, 17 minutes via bike

brooklyn – New York

  • List Price: $525,000
  • Address: 223 Pulaski Street #3A, Brooklyn, NY 11206
  • Summary:  Condo / 1 beds /1 bath575 sqft
  • Details: Bright one bedroom condo in one year old building. Chef’s kitchen and washer/drying in unit.
  • Neighborhood:  Tree-lined block in Bedford Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. Many cafes, restaurants, and bars within 1-2 blocks, plus organic market and park.
  • Walk Score: 97
  • Commute to downtown: 13 minutes via car, 26 minutes via public transportation, 28 minutes via bike

Oakland – California

  • List Price: $525,000
  • Address: 6226 Bromley Ave,Oakland, CA 94621
  • Summary: Single Family / 2 beds1 bath1,010 sqft
  • Details: Remodeled Craftsman Bungalow with updated kitchen, fresh paint, and finished basement that can be used as a bonus room for an office or media room.
  • Neighborhood: Havenscourt, close to schools, shopping, dining, and transportation.
  • Walk Score: 68
  • Commute to San Francisco: 50 minutes via car, 44 minutes via public transportation, 60+ minutes via bike
  • Commute to downtown Oakland: 19 via car, 24 minutes via public transportation, 38 minutes via bike

Denver – Colorado

  •  List Price: $524,000
  • Address: 2580 S Clarkson Street,Denver, CO 80210
  • Summary: Single Family / 3 beds2 bath1,830 sqft
  • Details: Bungalow with remodeled kitchen, stainless appliances, updated bathrooms, and newer roof and furnace.
  • Neighborhood: Rosedale, near golf course, park, pool with restaurants and shops minutes away.
  • Walk Score: 62
  • Commute to downtown: 25 minutes via car, 45 minutes via public transportation, 32 minutes via bike

St. Louis – Missouri

  •  List Price: $525,000
  • Address:  1024 Mississippi Avenue, St. Louis, MO 
  • Summary: Single Family / 3 beds3 bath3,450 sqft
  • Details: Stunning completely renovated home in historic Lafayette Square has immediate WOW factor as you enter living room that flows into 2 story dining room w/breathtaking chandelier (which lowers by switch for easy bulb changing). Desirable open floor plan accentuated w/historic details & hardwood floors. Completely remodeled (2014) kitchen boasts granite counters, large gas range, double ovens, and stainless appliances. Enjoy morning coffee at large built in breakfast nook w/vaulted ceiling. Half bath and laundry on first floor. Second floor family room and office area overlooks dining room from a mezzanine.  Two large bedrooms + full bath w/double sink & ceramic shower/tub. Third floor is huge loft-like master suite with living area that includes wet bar +fireplace. Master bath has jetted tub, double vanities, large walk-in closet, and washer dryer hookup. Three zone heating/cooling. Nice outdoor entertaining area. Low maintenance yard with newly added landscape lighting. 
  • Neighborhood: Historic Lafayette Square with amazing restaurants, bars, and shopping within walking distance. Beautiful park with free outdoor concerts. Excellent location for commuting.
  • Walk Score: 70
  • Commute to downtown: 3 minutes via car, 10 minutes via public transportation, 5 minutes via bike, 21 minutes via walking