For house hunters looking to purchase in B.C., it doesn't take long to realize you get more bang for your buck the farther you are from Vancouver.

The Huffington Post B.C. used $300,000 as a yardstick to evaluate what options there are across the province for buyers with a similar budget.

On Salt Spring Island, a modest and roomy 868 sq.-ft. mobile home is on the market for $99,000.

If mobile homes on islands aren’t your cup of tea, a 420 sq.-ft. apartment in the Vancouver's West End neighbourhood can be yours for $214,000.

Cheap family houses with large backyards and fences are nearly impossible to come by in the Vancouver without having to beg the bank for a second mortgage, but options do exist for those willing to move away from the city.

In Ladysmith, the hometown of model and human rights activist Pamela Anderson, the owner of a 2,400 sq.-ft. three-bedroom house on 7,200 sq.-ft. is asking $289,800. Just don’t fall behind on your property taxes like a certain blond, bosomy local.

Here’s a list of 10 places you can buy in B.C. for under $300,000:

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  • 10. Salt Spring Island - $99,000

    Building Type: Mobile home Bedrooms: 2 Floor Space: 868 sq.-ft. Storeys: 1 Built in: 1974 View: Mountain Bathrooms: 1 Title: Leasehold

  • 10. Salt Spring Island - $99,000

  • 10. Salt Spring Island - $99,000

  • 10. Salt Spring Island - $99,000

  • 9. Surrey - $168,000

    Building Type: Apartment Bedrooms: 1 Floor Space: 487 sq.-ft. Storeys: 1 Built in: 2007 Bathrooms: 1 Title: Condominium/Strata

  • 9. Surrey - $168,000

  • 9. Surrey - $168,000

  • 9. Surrey - $168,000

  • 8. Vancouver - $214,000

    Building Type: Apartment Bedrooms: 1 Floor Space: 420 sq-ft. Storeys: 1 Built in: 1956 Bathrooms: 1 Title: Shares in Co-operative

  • 8. Vancouver - $214,000

  • 8. Vancouver - $214,000

  • 8. Vancouver - $214,000

  • 8. Vancouver - $214,000

  • 8. Vancouver - $214,000

  • 8. Vancouver - $214,000

  • 8. Vancouver - $214,000

  • 8. Vancouver - $214,000

  • 7. Vancouver - $229,900

    Building Type: Apartment Bedrooms: 0 Floor Space: 505 sq.-ft. Storeys: 1 Built in: 2007 Bathrooms: 1 Title: Condominium/Strata

  • 7. Vancouver - $229,900

  • 7. Vancouver - $229,900

  • 7. Vancouver - $229,900

  • 7. Vancouver - $229,900

  • 7. Vancouver - $229,900

  • 6. Victoria - $249,900

    Building Type: Recreational Bedrooms: 2 Floor Space: 1,358 sq.-ft. Built in: 1980 Land Size: 900 sq.-ft. Waterfront: Waterfront on ocean Bathrooms: 2 Title: Leasehold

  • 6. Victoria - $249,900

  • 6. Victoria - $249,900

  • 6. Victoria - $249,900

  • 6. Victoria - $249,900

  • 5. Kelowna - $259,000

    Building Type: House Bedrooms: 2 Floor Space: 1,390 sq.-ft. Storeys: 1 Built in: 1990 Land Size: under 1 acre Bathrooms: 2 Title: Leasehold

  • 5. Kelowna - $259,000

  • 5. Kelowna - $259,000

  • 5. Kelowna - $259,000

  • 5. Kelowna - $259,000

  • 5. Kelowna - $259,000

  • 5. Kelowna - $259,000

  • 5. Kelowna - $259,000

  • 4. Gibsons - $269,000

    Building Type: Row / Townhouse Bedrooms: 1 Floor Space: 818 sq.-ft. Storeys: 1 Built in: 1989 View: Ocean Bathrooms: 1 Title: Condominium/Strata

  • 4. Gibsons - $269,000

  • 4. Gibsons - $269,000

  • 4. Gibsons - $269,000

  • 4. Gibsons - $269,000

  • 4. Gibsons - $269,000

  • 4. Gibsons - $269,000

  • 3. Prince George - $269,900

    Building Type: House Bedrooms: 4 Floor Space: 1,508 sq.-ft. Storeys: 4 Built in: 1972 Bathrooms: 2 Title: Freehold

  • 3. Prince George - $269,900

  • 3. Prince George - $269,900

  • 3. Prince George - $269,900

  • 2. North Vancouver - $284,800

    Building Type: Apartment Bedrooms: 1 Floor Space: 712 sq.-ft. Storeys: 1 Built in: 1975 Bathrooms: 1 Title: Condominium/Strata

  • 2. North Vancouver - $284,800

  • 2. North Vancouver - $284,800

  • 2. North Vancouver - $284,800

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