Temperatures might be falling across the U.S., but we at realtor.com® found plenty of heat when we unveiled our annual look at the hottest neighborhoods in the country last week. To find these hot hoods, clicks and searches on our site were tallied to zero in on the ZIP codes that were most in demand.
What we found were scorching suburban areas—10 places where millennials are busy snapping up homes close to great schools, while not straying too far from larger cities.
To give you a sense of what’s available in the country’s hottest ZIPs, we’ve pinpointed one pretty property in each of the 10 hottest neighborhoods in the nation. Come along and have a look…
Price: $189,900 The deal: This three-bedroom house is priced at less than $100 a square foot—$93, to be exact. There’s also a finished basement and plenty of curb appeal.
Grand Rapids, MI
Price: $355,000 The deal: This five-bedroom home features lush landscaping and spacious patio that are perfect for outdoor relaxation. The lovely kitchen includes granite counters, a farmhouse sink, and travertine tiles. It also opens to an informal eating area and family room. The basement includes a theater room, bar, guest room, and bath.
Colorado Springs, CO
Price: $294,900 The deal: Located in a gated community, this spacious four-bedroom is family-friendly. There’s a huge backyard with room enough to put in a pool. A bonus room upstairs could be converted into a second master suite, game room, or media room.
North Richland Hills, TX
Price: $940,000 The deal: This midcentury modern residence has been tastefully refreshed while maintaining elements of its original character, like a brick fireplace and wood-burning stove. Updates include a kitchen with bar seating and brand-new bathrooms.
Castro Valley, CA
Price: $599,000 The deal: Built in 1670, this is one of the nation’s oldest homes in one of the nation’s hottest neighborhoods. And this place doesn’t show its age—the interior has been completely remodeled. The four-bedroom home now includes a state-of-the-art kitchen and gorgeous wood floors. There’s also a large living room with fireplace, a new deck and patio, and a newly painted exterior.
Price: $995,000 The deal: This slice of paradise features a glorious backyard with a pool and gardens. Interior highlights include a chef’s kitchen, masonry fireplace, office, and crafts room. Outdoors, you’ll also find a koi pond, cabana, gazebo, and chicken coop.
Price: $780,000 The deal: This historic gem hails from 1837. It features hardwood floors on both levels, five wood-burning fireplaces, and four spacious bedrooms with plenty of closet space. Outside, there’s a covered porch and deck.
Price: $419,000 The deal: This 4,500-square-foot, four-bedroom home features hardwood floors throughout. The master suite includes a whirlpool bath, and the screened-in porch and basement wet bar are ideal for entertaining family and friends.
Overland Park, KS
Price: $350,000 The deal: Only 3 years old, this four-bedroom Colonial is currently done up in a muted color scheme that would make “Fixer Upper” fans proud.
Price: $1,199,000 The deal: Here’s a renovation you don’t see very often. The listing say this 1912 ranch home has been transformed into a “spectacular Center Hall Colonial.” Which means a century-old house was knocked down, and a light and airy five-bedroom home was built in its place.
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Source: Housing Trends Feed