One of the first questions we get from home buyers is, what are the best places to live in Nashville? It can be intimidating moving to a new city and not having any familiarity of the surrounding areas. This is why we have compiled the list of best neighborhoods in Nashville. If you’re relocating to Nashville, we hope this guide you make smart informed decisions for you and your family.
List of Best Places to Live in Nashville
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Living In Nashville
Nashville is a great city to live in and truly is a one of a kind town that appeals to any lifestyle. It is known as Music City, and for the Honky Tonks that line Broadway Street. But it is also much more than just a tourist destination. It is a place that many are happy to call home, because of the endless amenities the city has to offer. Each neighborhood has its own unique charm and provides a host of activities, restaurants and entertainment to enjoy, many of which we have detailed in our list of best places to live in Nashville. It is also a major player in the tech and health industries.
Because Nashville offers so much to its residents, the city has enjoyed a nice recovery from the slumping housing market, while many other areas across the nation are still struggling. It is no wonder then, that Nashville is consistently ranked as one of the best cities to live in.
Most Affordable Areas in Nashville
If you are relocating to Nashville from another city, then you may be shocked at some of the home prices. There are however still a few areas within a short drive to downtown that are still affordable. Here’s a look at the top 5 cheapest places live in Nashville.
Most Expensive Zip Codes in Nashville
For some people, location is everything. Of course, the most desirable places in Nashville are also going to carry the highest price tag as well. If money is of no concern to you, then you may want to look into one of these areas.
Areas With The Highest Increase in Home Values
Most people are looking to make a smart investment when purchasing a home. In Nashville, this has been a pretty easy task as home values have increased by roughly 10% every year for the last 5 years. There are, however, a few areas in Nashville that stand above the rest when it comes to return on investment. Here’s a quick look at the top 5 zip codes that saw the highest increase in home value in 2017.
Areas That Are Highest in Demand
Nashville is undoubtedly one of the hottest cities in the country right now. But what are the most popular areas in Nashville? Some of the factors that play into this are affordability, schools and location. We took a look at all the home sales in 2017 to come up with our list of top 5 areas that are in highest demand.
Places to Live Around Nashville
If you would like to be a little further away from the city, we have put together a comprehensive list of all the top suburbs around Nashville, as well as a map to help you visualize where each city or town is located. Because Nashville is growing so fast, surrounding areas like Hendersonville, Murfreesboro, Mount Juliet and many others are seeing a huge increase in housing demand. One of these areas could be the perfect fit for you if you mind the commute.
Areas With Top Rated Schools
Being in a great school district is one of the top criteria for most of our clients. It’s no secret that Williamson County schools are rated as some of the highest in the entire state of Tennessee. This is one of the reasons why the cities of Brentwood & Franklin continuously receive praise as some of the best places to live in Nashville. There are however other great options closer to the city. In fact, one of the reasons that Crieve Hall has become so desirable is because the elementary school nearby is ranked so highly. If schools are a major priority to you when deciding on a home, then we suggest checking out greatschools.org ahead of time. You can also search homes by school district on our website.
Areas in Nashville That Offer A Walkable Lifestyle
More and more people are placing importance on the walkability of a location when searching for a new home. If this is important to you, then you will have some excellent places in Nashville to choose from that cater to this lifestyle. You can check out our Top 10 List of Walkable Neighborhoods which focuses on the urban areas. If the suburbs are more your speed, there are still some great options like Lenox Village, West Haven, The Grove and Tollgate Village. There are also a few 55+ communities that cater to this type of lifestyle.
Deciding Where to Live
Still not quite sure where to live in Nashville? We’ve also added our Moving to Nashville Guide to assist you with your relocation and help you live like a local.
Do you need more convincing that Music City is one of the best places to live in Tennessee and could be the perfect place for you? Well, then you may want to check out our Top 10 Reasons to Move to Nashville
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