HOMES listed for sale at less than $300,000 are cheap for Perth, where the median house price is around $520,000 and the median unit price is $419,500, REIWA stats show.
Buyers shopping in this price range can choose from a house in an outer suburb or opt for an apartment close to a city centre.
Here are some budget buys in the Perth metro area.
10/1178 Hay Street
CALLING all first-timers.
This sensational one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment in West Perth is on the doorstep of the CBD and only a short walk to Kings Park.
The ideal bachelor or bachelorette pad, it is located within the Eleven78 complex with secure car bay, gymnasium and 4sq m storage space.
Built in 2011, the apartment offers 41sq m of living space and features a good sized living area, kitchen with Caesarstone benches and reverse-cycle airconditioning.
The apartment is listed with Realmark Coastal for $299,000 with $260 strata fees per quarter.
49 Moira Avenue
IF you are working within a tight budget, here is the home for you.
On a neat 338sq m block in Forrestfield, the four-bedroom, one-bathroom home is great for a first-home buyer, young family, downsizer or investor.
Tenanted at $290 per week, it also features a study and formal lounge room.
The well-appointed kitchen overlooks the dining area and flows onto a separate laundry.
The neat and well maintained home has a fully fenced courtyard and a small enclosed storeroom at the side.
Additional features include ducted airconditioning and a split-system airconditioner in the living area.
The property is listed with Professionals Stirling Clark from $269,000.
23/39 Angelo Street
OH what a life.
This enviable apartment in the popular and bustling Angelo Street entertainment and dining precinct in South Perth is a must-see.
Within metres to great cafes, restaurants, boutiques and a Coles supermarket, the home is great buy for a single or professional couple.
Occupying a desirable north-facing position, the one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment features plenty of natural light and has a lovely open-plan lounge and dining area.
The separate kitchen has stainless steel appliances, ample preparation space and a breakfast bar.
Leased at $230 per week until November, the home is on the market with Bourkes from $259,000.
2 Rakoa Place
CLOSE to an IGA supermarket, tavern, skate park and primary school, this neat and well presented family home is on a 684sq m corner block.
The three-bedroom, one-bathroom home in Cooloongup is freshly painted and features new carpets.
A spacious lounge room off the entrance is a great spot to relax with a book or watch a movie as a family.
The lounge flows through to the tiled dining, kitchen and family area.
Outside, there is a large grassed area for the kids to run and play and a workshop for the handyman.
The home is listed with Acton Rockingham from $269,000.
314/45 Adelaide Terrace
CLOSE to the city, river and WACA, this apartment has location covered.
Enjoy walks along the foreshore or dinner at The Point Bar and Grill.
On the third floor of a well maintained complex, the one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is well positioned on the river side of the building.
Secure and private, the building has electric vehicle gate and access controlled pedestrian entry.
The home features 46sq m of living space with a separate kitchen/dining area.
The complex also has well kept grounds, a common laundry and bike storage.
It is listed by Rayner Real Estate for $230,000.
3/4 Crown Street
THIS new one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment plus study is in a small boutique development of only nine homes.
The living and dining areas are open plan and lead to a modern well-equipped kitchen.
The well presented apartment has a 10sq m balcony, one car bay, reverse-cycle airconditioning and a private lockable 4sq m storeroom.
Great for a first-home buyer, investor or couple, the apartment is 3.4km from Crown Perth and Optus Stadium.
It is listed by Knight Frank at $260,000.
16/209 Walcott Street
HERE is a great apartment to enjoy now or for the super fund.
The one-bedroom, one-bathroom stunner is in a great pocket of North Perth close to the cafe strip.
With shops, transport and dining just a short walk away, there is no reason to take the car.
Great for a first homebuyer or investor, the apartment has been fully renovated and features a new kitchen with gas appliances and a fabulous new bathroom.
Spacious and well maintained, the apartment is light and bright with a private balcony.
It is listed with Peard Real Estate Leederville for $229,000.
9/20 Signal Terrace
ON the first floor of the contemporary Living Space development, this apartment needs to be seen to be believed.
Chic and ultra cool, the one-bedroom, one-bathroom home is conveniently close to cafes, restaurants, train station and Cockburn Gateway Shopping Centre.
Offered under the Opening Doors scheme, it has a huge open-plan living and meals zone which flows nicely onto a well equipped kitchen with electric appliances and dishwasher recess.
A private balcony offers a courtyard view and is great for relaxing.
Additional features include blinds, combined bathroom/laundry and one secure undercover car bay.
The apartment is listed with Burgess Rawson Residential for $168,000.
33A Balga Avenue
THIS private double brick and tile home is tucked away on a rear block.
Ideal for first-time buyers or investors, it features polished floorboards, spacious living and reverse-cycle airconditioning.
With no strata fees, the home is on a 357sq m block with single carport.
Close to Balga Plaza, a swimming pool, bus route and schools, it features three bedrooms and one bathroom.
The home is listed as offers from $230,000 with Ray White Whiteman & Associates.