City living can be expensive, especially when you are a first-time homebuyer or young professional. Balancing out a great place to live with a budget isn’t always easy. Niche’s 2019 report produces a tremendous amount of data that is very useful in narrowing down where to buy a home. While contacting a local real estate agent with questions is the best approach, reading up on the latest reports is also helpful. Below you will find not only the top-ranked neighborhoods based on public school ratings, crime and safety, and diversity, but most importantly…cost!
Here is a quick glance at the highest ranked, “best places to live” neighborhoods throughout Austin with a median home value of under $400,000.
Median Sales Price: $119,755
What is nearby: Walkable restaurants, bars, and shopping. Easy access to public transportation, grocery stores, and hospitals.
Median Sales Price: $322,006
What is nearby: Easy access to Mopac, near Shoal Creek Trails, and short bike ride or drive to downtown.
Upper Boggy Creek
Median Sales Price: $344,723
What is nearby: Easy access to 35, University of Texas, Dell Children’s Medical Center, and near Patterson Park and Mueller Lake Park. Walkable to restaurants and bars.
Median Sales Price: $329,968
What is nearby: Easy access to 35, University of Texas, and schools. Walkable to restaurants and bars.
If you’re thinking of buying a home in Austin and have questions about the best places to live, I would love to help! Finding a local real estate agent is the #1 way to ensure you have the best information and first-hand knowledge of neighborhoods and best-valued homes.
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