Properties for around $150,000

150 E. Main St., Suite 501

Hartman Lofts, Downtown

Asking price: $147,900

Built in 1920

722 square feet

One bedroom, one bathroom

Kitchen amenities: Granite countertops, maple IKEA cabinets, stainless-steel appliances,

wood flooring

Recent upgrades: The building's conversion in 2007 from office space to condos included upgraded lighting and plumbing fixtures, as well as a new electric HVAC system.

Biggest selling point: "The biggest thing is that it's still under tax abatement, which was extended an additional five years. You're Downtown but still have elevators and parking, and not all the noise and hustle and bustle you get farther down by the convention center. It has a modern elegance with the classic character of a historical building," says Amy Slane, real estate agent with Coldwell Banker King Thompson.

3003 Parkside Rd.,Westgate

Asking price: $154,900

Built in 1929

1,906 square feet

Four bedrooms, two bathrooms

Kitchen amenities: New tile floor, former back porch remodeled as an enclosed eat-in area

Recent upgrades: New roof, deck and heating and air conditioning systems; additional master suite with stone fireplace, two large closets and a full bathroom

Biggest selling point: "She's just a beautiful, grand old lady with original hardwood flooring and woodwork with a gorgeous oak banister and stairwell," says Bonnie Bloomfield, real estate agent with Exit Trinity Realty.