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What you can buy for $250,000 on and off Long Island

If you have $250,000 for a new home, what kind of house or property can you get on Long Island? How far does your money go on Long Island in comparison to Queens, Brooklyn and North Carolina?

Want to see what other homes you can get for different price-points? Check out our What You Can Buy series for $1 million, $500,000 and $375,000 -- the average median price for a home on Long Island in 2014.

(Disclaimer: Homes were available for purchase as of publication)

Yaphank

What: Ranch-style house How much: $250,000 Lot size:
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What: Ranch-style house
How much: $250,000
Lot size: 0.35 acres
Taxes: $6,110

This ranch in Yaphank has four bedrooms, two
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This ranch in Yaphank has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a detached garage and a finished basement. The house sits on 0.35 acres.

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Medford

What: Cape-style house How much: $245,000 to $275,000
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What: Cape-style house
How much: $245,000 to $275,000
Lot size: 0.28 acres
Taxes: $9,677

This cape-style house in Medford has four bedrooms,
Photo Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate

This cape-style house in Medford has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, an enclosed porch and walk-in attic. The house sits on 0.28 acres.

To read more about this cape-style house in
Photo Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate

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Centereach

What: Ranch in Centereach How much: $249,000 to
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What: Ranch in Centereach
How much: $249,000 to $278,888
Lot size: 0.22 acres
Taxes: $7,086

This ranch-style house in Centereach has three bedrooms,
Photo Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate

This ranch-style house in Centereach has three bedrooms, one bathroom, a rebuilt chimney, fresh coat of paint inside and a finished basement. It sits on 0.22 acres.

To read more about the ranch-style house in
Photo Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate

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Lindenhurst

What: Colonial in Lindenhurst How much: $250,000 Lot
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What: Colonial in Lindenhurst
How much: $250,000
Lot size: 5,000 square feet
Taxes: $4,515

This Colonial in Lindenhurst has three bedrooms, one
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This Colonial in Lindenhurst has three bedrooms, one bathroom, an eat-in kitchen and a backyard with a shed.

To read more about the Lindenhurst Colonial, click
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Mount Sinai

What: Ranch-style house in Mount Sinai How much:
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What: Ranch-style house in Mount Sinai
How much: $250,000 to $299,875
Lot size: 15,246 square feet
Taxes: $9,008

This Mount Sinai ranch has four bedrooms, one
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This Mount Sinai ranch has four bedrooms, one bathroom, a detached garage and unfinished attic.

Middle Island

What: Ranch in Middle Island How much: $239,900
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What: Ranch in Middle Island
How much: $239,900 to $279,989
Lot size: 14,810 square feet
Taxes: $8,634

This Middle Island home with three bedrooms and
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This Middle Island home with three bedrooms and one bathroom has an attic, eat-in kitchen, fireplace and two-car garage.

Hempstead

What: Cape-style home in Hempstead How much: $240,000
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What: Cape-style home in Hempstead
How much: $240,000
Size: 1,040 square feet
Price per square foot: $231
Taxes: $12,642

This Hempstead home with three bedrooms and one
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This Hempstead home with three bedrooms and one bathroom features a fireplace, eat-in kitchen, finished basement, updated roof and one-car garage.

West Babylon

What: Duplex-style house in West Babylon How much:
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What: Duplex-style house in West Babylon
How much: $239,000 to $269,000
Lot size: 6,000 square feet
Taxes: $12,409

This West Babylon duplex has five bedrooms, two
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This West Babylon duplex has five bedrooms, two bathrooms, two kitchens for a separate apartment to rent, and a full basement.

Queens

What: Home in Jamaica, Queens How much: $250,000
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What: Home in Jamaica, Queens
How much: $250,000
Size: 1,560 square feet
Price per square foot: $160
Taxes: $2,365

This Jamaica home has two bedrooms and one bathroom, an unfinished basement and a dining room. To view the listing, click here.

Brooklyn

What: Co-op in Brooklyn How much: $249,900 Size:
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What: Co-op in Brooklyn
How much: $249,900
Size: 600 square feet
Price per square foot: $416
Taxes: $3,192

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom co-op in Brooklyn comes with
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This one-bedroom, one-bathroom co-op in Brooklyn comes with a washer and dryer inside the unit, a terrace and new carpeting.

North Carolina

What: Single-family home in Durham, N.C. How much:
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What: Single-family home in Durham, N.C.
How much: $250,000
Size: 2,900 square feet
Price per square foot: $86
Taxes: $3,353

This Durham house has four bedrooms, two bathrooms,
Photo Credit: Coldwell Banker

This Durham house has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, one half-bathroom, stainless steel appliances, an attic and attached two-car garage, security system and backyard patio.

North Carolina

What: Single-family home in Arden, N.C. How much:
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What: Single-family home in Arden, N.C.
How much: $240,000
Size: 1,650 square feet
Price per square foot: $145
Taxes: $1,099

The four-bedroom, three-bathroom North Carolina home features a
Photo Credit: Asheville Realty Group

The four-bedroom, three-bathroom North Carolina home features a deck, fireplace, pool and garage.

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