Does your client want a home that’s move-in ready that doesn’t require your client to become an inmate of debtor’s prison? Look to America’s heartland for affordability.

Our country’s midsection is filled with smaller towns, rustic homes and picturesque farms that are waiting for families yearning for simpler, quieter lives. Here is a sampling of real single-family homes with real listing prices that may or may not still be available for your clients…

Colorado Springs, CO
$309,900 for this 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom, fireplace in the living room, 2,882 square foot house. Colorado Springs is home to the US Olympic Training Center and the Rocky Mountains. Any outdoor enthusiast would be thrilled to live in this gorgeous location.

Evansdale, IA
$84,400 for this 2-bedroom ranch style house. A large backyard hosts a fire pit and all new appliances fill the kitchen. Evansdale is a small town with a population of just under 5,000 people.

Washington, IL
$119,900 for a 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 1,260 square foot updated Cape Cod style home. Clapboard siding, new flooring throughout, new kitchen appliances and a newly finished basement make room for quality family times.

Paola, KS
$100,000 for this historic bungalow built in 1910. This 3-bedroom house has its original hardwood floors throughout.

Kansas City, MO
$75,000 for this 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 1,798 square foot house built in 1910. The architectural style and stone porch at the front of the house are unique to this specific area. All value and rental income estimates of over the home’s listing price.

Lincoln, NB
$129,900 for this 4-bedroom, 1.0-bathroom, 1,976 square foot house. Luminous light bounces off Brazilian Koa hardwood floors in the open floor plan, high ceilinged rooms throughout. The backyard is fenced.

Grand Forks, ND
A recent price drop to $187,000 for this 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom, 2,062 square foot house. Built on a corner lot near parks, fishing and golfing, this house is just blocks from the Red River on the border of ND and N.

Belle Fourche, SD (named Beautiful Fork by French explorers)
$98,000 for this 4-bedroom, 1-bathroom, 1,440 square foot house that sits in the geographic center of the US. The spacious backyard houses several large sheds.

Conover, WI
$142 for this 20134 new construction log cabin that sits on 3 acres of land. The house has 2-bedrooms and 1,015 square feet.

Gillette, NY
$179,900 for this 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom, 1,496 square foot house built in 1945. The house has been completely updated while retaining its classic charm. The house has a fenced yard and 2-car garage and is located close to the City Park.