Fresno, Calif. (KFSN) — A two-bedroom, fully renovated home in Fresno’s Tower District has attracted plenty of buyer interest.
At 1,110 square feet, the Craftsman-style house lists for $249,000.
Gracelyn Martinez with Iron Key Real Estate says houses of this size aren’t buyers’ first choice.
But more people have been coming out to open houses to get a better feel for the available space.
“I think people that initially had that three-bedroom, two-bath in mind are now opening it up to, ‘Okay, well we could get by with a single bath. We could get by with a two bedroom.'”
Martinez says many renters are taking a closer look at owning a two-bedroom home.
They have less space to clean but they’re also easier to out-grow.
“Really, it just depends on their individual needs as a family,” Martinez said. “If it’s a single person, two bedrooms is more than enough. But if you’ve got several children, then of course it’s going to feel a little tighter.
We’re seeing more listings for two-bedroom homes.
Another two-bedroom also located in the Tower District on North Arthur lists for $299,000.
A two bedroom, 840 square foot home is located on East Floradora near San Joaquin Memorial High. It lists for $233,000.
Martinez isn’t surprised to see so many two-bedroom properties on the market based on conversations with her own sellers.
When it comes to selling down the road, realtors say it is tougher to sell a two-bedroom home because most buyers want at least three bedrooms.
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