There are several states that offer affordable rates in their real estate establishments. The states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Indiana, Oklahoma and Georgia are among the places that have cheap price rates of their houses. You can learn more about cheap houses in these states and several others at http://www1.move.com/finance/census/leastexpensive.asp?source=web.
Businessweek.com ranked Detroit as the state with cheapest houses. The annual cost to own houses is $8,519 and to rent is $9,072. It was hard-hit by the recession due to its dependence on the auto industry.