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What you get in Modesto - $425k - $500k

The data shows that Modesto homes are great values compared other parts of the state, but what features do you get for that value? Today, we’ll look at homes within the $425k -  $500k price range.

Currently, 31 homes are available in this price range. Homes at this price point are usually ranch style homes built in the 60s and 70s, featuring three beds two baths, two-car garages and spacious yards, front and back. In the kitchen and baths, you can expect newer fixtures and granite countertops galore. Pools are prevalent  here, but not all homes have them. The homes listed here are all located in the north part of town. For commuters, this is great price point, as many of the homes at this price point have easy access to Rte 99.

$429k - Orangeburg Ave

Screenshot 2024-03-26 at 10.46.13 PMThis home sits walking distance from the popular Virginia St. Corridor Trail, and features three beds and  two baths, an open floor plan, landscaped backyard with a permanent shed, and solar panels powering a Tesla energy system. The kitchen has granite countertops and overlooks the living room with bar seating. A pellet stove contributes to the wintertime heat, saving you even more on energy bills. This home includes 1509 square feet of living space. A short jaunt down Orangeburg puts you on Rte 99 in no time. See listing here.


$455k - Trent Ave 

trent drThis three bed two bath home includes a full two car garage and pool. The kitchen features granite countertops, a double sink and custom cabinetry. The main dining area is a sunroom extension, with full size windows over a brick base. Located off Prescott near Briggsmore Plaza, this home provides easy access to Rte 99.  See listing here




$499k - Charles St 

Charles aveYou will think you've been transported to a European chateau  once you step inside this extensively remodeled home featuring Italian marble and granite. The gourmet kitchen features sleek counter tops, and a  convection oven with induction burners, surrounded by plenty of prep space overlooking an open dining area. The primary suite features a spa-like bathroom complete with a double sink, and even more Italian marble. The back yard is semi-landscaped allowing the new homeowner a wide latitude to customize. This home is located near McHenry and Floyd across the street from Standiford Park. See listing here


Buying a house is a big decision, but with some basic steps, you can make the process easier. Here’s a simple guide to help you navigate buying a house:

Determine your budget: Before you start looking at houses, figure out how much you can afford. Consider your income, expenses, and any debts you have.

Get pre-approved for a mortgage: This will give you a better idea of what you can afford and make you a more attractive buyer to sellers.

Find a real estate agent: A good agent can help you find houses that meet your criteria, negotiate with sellers, and guide you through the buying process.

Start house hunting: Look for houses that fit your budget and meet your needs in terms of size, location, and amenities.

Make an offer: Once you find a house you like, work with your agent to make an offer. Consider factors like the condition of the house, the current real estate market, and the seller’s asking price.

Get a home inspection: Before closing the deal, hire a professional to inspect the house for any issues that could be expensive to fix.

Finalize the mortgage: Work with your lender to finalize your mortgage and ensure all necessary paperwork is in order.

Close the deal: Sign the final paperwork, pay any closing costs, and take possession of your new home.

Move in: Once you’ve closed the deal, it’s time to move in and start enjoying your new home!

Remember, buying a house can be a complex process, so don’t hesitate to ask questions and seek guidance from professionals along the way.

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Screenshot 2023-02-14 at 11.56.30 PMEd Justen -DRE: 02221512  - Affiliated with  Keller Williams.  Portions of this blog post created via artificial intelligence and lightly edited by the post author. All  information presented here sourced from publicly available websites