Single Family Home for sale by owner in Dayton, OH 45440. When I began hunting for my new home upon moving to Dayton in 2003, my requirements included an open floorplan, first floor owner's suite, full basement, a spacious lot, and city water and sewer. I quickly discovered that older homes don't have open floorplans and first floor owner's suites, and that I would have to build. The problem with new houses is that the developers/builders shoehorn them in on too-small lots. Much over an acre, an... See site for full property details.