International Real Estate: What Can You Get for $250,000 or Less

by Michelle

In the United States $250,000 can get you a nice little home, plot of land, or apartment. You can’t always find luxury real estate at this price, but there are still some nice properties to be found. Ever wonder what kind of real estate can be found at this same price in different parts of the world? Check out five properties located around the world:

Bulgaria

Bulgaria

For 18,000 Euros, or about $28,500, one can purchase a traditional, single story stone home in Bulgaria. This four room house needs a bit of updating and can be considered a handy man special.

Turkey

Turkey

Is a house by the sea more your thing? In Turkey you can purchase a lovely seaside villa complete with swimming pool for roughly $95,700.00. Amenities include a balcony overlooking ocean views and cable television.

France

Normandie

For $221,000 one can purchase a stone barn on five acres in the Normandie region of France. This barn isn’t yet fit for inhabitation but if you have the resources, you can make it into a nice little property.

Philippines

Manila

For less than $43,000 one can own a luxury apartment in Manila. This apartment is fully furnished and includes a balcony and cable TV.

Costa Rica

Costa Rica

For $235,000 is this lovely home on 65 acres which can be converted into a bed & breakfast. This is also an established horse tour business and property comes with everything you need to take tourists on a horseback tour. Including the horses.