This renovated home at 3128 Mary St., South Side, has an open floor plan and spectacular views. All photos courtesy Realtor.com.
5825 Fifth Ave., Apt. 119, in Shadyside lists for $259,900.

Neighborhood: 5825 Fifth Ave., Apt 119, Shadyside

Asking price: $259,900

Style: Condominiums

Description: Built in 1969, Woodland Manor is in a great Shadyside location, says listing agent Liz Caplan with Keller Williams Realty. This three-bedroom, two-bath unit on the first floor has windows facing back on College Ave. and a rare in-unit laundry. The front door is located next to the elevator for easy access to the integral garage. HOA fee includes one parking space, heat, AC, cable and a storage locker. No rentals or pets allowed. 

6 Desdemona St. in Squirrel Hill lists for $239,000.

Neighborhood: 6 Desdemona St., Squirrel Hill

Asking price: $239,000

Style: Two-story

Description: This newly-remodeled, three-bedroom, 2.5-bath home was built in 1900. Large windows throughout provide views of the Monongahela River and The Waterfront, says listing agent Felix Krynicky of Keller Williams. The kitchen has stone counters, walnut cabinets and a tiled backsplash. The living room opens to a deck. The master bedroom has its own balcony. The lower level, which needs finishing touches, has a walkout to the patio. There’s a carport and space for extra parking.

5491 Penn Ave., Unit 302, in Garfield lists for $235,500.

Neighborhood: 5491 Penn Ave., Unit 302, Garfield

Asking price: $235,500

Style: Condominium

Description: Built in 2011, this one-of-a-kind modern loft in The Glass Lofts, with one bedroom and one bath, has a recent contingency sale. Howard Hanna agent Ella Serrato notes the unit is one of the largest in the building and comes with a one-car garage. It has a private terrace overlooking Penn Avenue and an open floor plan with vaulted ceilings, exposed ductwork, garage door windows and a renovated bathroom. This home is within walking distance of dining, shopping and nightlife.

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27 N. Emily St. in Crafton lists for $235,000.

Neighborhood: 27 N. Emily St., Crafton

Asking price: $235,000

Style: Three-story

Description: This beautiful brick home, built in 1880, has pocket doors, several fireplaces, high ceilings, hardwood floors, and ornate woodwork with built-ins. The seller added air conditioning and has updated the electrical system, plumbing, furnaces and other mechanicals. The home has five bedrooms and three bathrooms. The second floor has a large laundry room. The backyard is quiet and private, says listing agent Anthony Angotti with Keller Williams.

1105 Greentree Rd. in Green Tree lists for $244,500.

Neighborhood: 1105 Greentree Road, Green Tree

Asking price: $244,500

Style: Ranch

Description: This large brick home, built in 1955, has a newer roof, windows, doors, furnace, hot water heater, electrical service and garage door. There’s an eat-in kitchen, dining room, living room with decorative fireplace, and family room with a bath and kitchenette. The covered patio off the dining room opens to a fenced backyard. The seller has built new retaining walls and added exterior French drains. There’s a two-car oversized garage with a workroom, says Howard Hanna agent Shirley Goyette. 

Sandra Tolliver

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