Buying in the Suburbs: What You Get for $300,000 in Bexley, Dublin, Westerville and Obetz

Columbus Monthly

If families on a tight budget are looking to move to the suburbs, here is a sampling of what is available in four economically varied communities, based on an early November review of Zillow listings.


East Livingston Avenue

East Livingston Avenue


894 square feet

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom

This 81-year-old South Bexley home includes a one-car garage with a carport and a fenced-in yard.

*No other Bexley houses listed under $300,000.


Houchard Road

Houchard Road


1,457 square feet

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

This renovated, 49-year-old ranch house-style home features a 2.5-car garage plus workshop.


St. Thomas Drive

St. Thomas Drive


2,020 square feet

4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

This 42-year-old home includes an eat-in kitchen and owner’s bedroom with an en suite bath.


Magoffin Avenue

Magoffin Avenue


2,361 square feet

4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

This one-year-old home features an open-concept kitchen and living room, plus an upstairs laundry room.

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This story is from the December 2021 issue of Columbus Monthly.