Owning a home is an investment. How many times have you heard that? How much more money do you wish you had to invest? With a list price of under $100,000, one of these starter homes might be just what you are looking for.

A Trulia search of the greater Kalamazoo area, (roughly a circle from Plainwell to Climax, South to Schoolcraft, West to Paw Paw and North to Plainwell) with homes priced low to high found the following fixer-uppers.


  • Joe DeBiak Jaqua Realty


    5740 Missouri Ave, Portage

    This "handyman special" has a detached garage and partial basement to work on those projects.

  • Melody Stirk Keller Williams Realty


    1030 E. Stockbridge, Kalamazoo

    They say this duplex is a great investment opportunity.

  • Maeda VanTifflin ERA


    209 E. Maple St. Kalamazoo

    Major upgrades have already been made- this one is ready to go.

  • Rick Zuiderveen, Zuiderveen Realtors


    14602 S. 42nd Street Fulton

    This 3 bedroom cape cod has an updated kitchen with newer appliances, plus central air.

  • Abi Acosta, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Michigan Real Estate


    441 Clinton Ave. Kalamazoo

    This Edison neighborhood home has recent upgrades including windows, furnace and central air.

  • Caren Dermody Five Star Real Estate


    11557 Augusta Dr. Galesburg

    Hardwood floors. 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. Family room with fireplace.

  • Amy Hamilton Jaqua Realtors


    12792 M-89 Plainwell

    A quiet, peaceful setting on 1.5+ acres of wooded land in Allegan County.

  • Trulia


    3405 Michigan Ave W Battle Creek

    This 3 bedroom property has commercial potential as it was once attached to a beauty parlor.

  • Amy Hamilton Jaqua Realtors


    306 Court St. Otsego

    Coming in at just under $100k, this downtown Otsego residence has a new roof, new windows, new furnace, and a new water heater.