5 houses for sale in Buffalo, the most affordable housing market in NY

  • Buffalo is the 21st most affordable housing market in the U.S. according to RealtyHop
  • The median sales price is $225,000 and there are 250 houses on the market
By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
October 28, 2022 - 9:30AM

This three bedroom, one and a half bath is listed for $289,900.

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If you’re looking to buy an affordable house and have the freedom to live anywhere in New York, (and brutally cold winters don’t bother you) check out Buffalo. It’s the most affordable housing market in the state based on median income, sales prices, and local taxes, according to RealtyHop’s housing affordability report.

Buffalo is also the second-largest city in the state (after New York City, of course) so you can save a lot of money without giving up the perks of city living. It has museums like Buffalo AKG Art Museum (reopening in 2023), Burchfield Penney Art Museum, and The Buffalo History Museum; green spaces like Delaware Park and Broderick Park; and neighborhoods like Downtown Buffalo and Black Rock where you’ll find trendy bars, eateries, and stores.

When it comes to buying a house, the median sales price is currently $225,000 according to You also have many options because there are 250 houses for sale right now. There are also over 530 apartments and houses for rent if you want to test out the city while you look for a house to buy. 

Sound like a fit? Check out these houses for sale in Buffalo including a 1927 four bedroom with original hardwood floors for $395,000.

9 North Park Ave.

This three bedroom, one bath is listed for $245,000. It has a gas fireplace, built-ins, moldings, carpeted and hardwood floors, an updated kitchen with butcher block and stainless steel appliances, ceiling fans, a partially-finished basement, detached garage, porch, and patio. Delaware Park and the Buffalo Zoo are nearby. 

402 Argonne Dr.

This three bedroom, one and a half bath is listed for $289,900. The house has hardwood floors, curved archways, moldings, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances, central air, new windows, a deck, detached garage, and fenced-in backyard. Charles A. Lindbergh Elementary School is nearby. 

83 Winston Rd.

This four bedroom, two bath is listed for $395,000. It has a large kitchen with two sinks and stainless steel appliances, recessed lighting, moldings, and millwork. The house also has original hardwood floors, built-ins, decorative fireplaces, oversized windows, a fenced-in backyard, and unfinished basement. Shoshone Park is nearby. 

46 Ketchum Pl.

This three bedroom, two and a half bath is listed for $499,900. The custom-built house features hardwood floors, oversized windows, recessed lighting, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, high ceilings, ceiling fans, central air, and a back deck. Symphony Circle and Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra are nearby. 

103 Highland Ave.

This four bedroom, three and a half bath is listed for $739,000. The 1898 house has a foyer, millwork, moldings, hardwood floors, fireplaces, built-ins, stainless steel appliances, new split-unit air conditioners, a new hot tub, deck, patio, and fenced-in backyard. Canisius High School and The Place are nearby. 



Austin Havens-Bowen

Staff Writer

Staff writer Austin Havens-Bowen covers the rental market and answers renters' questions in a column called Realty Bites. He previously reported on local news for the Queens Ledger and The Hunts Point Express in the Bronx. He graduated from Hunter College with a BA in media studies. He rents a one-bedroom apartment in Astoria with his boyfriend and their two cats.

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