Redfin Predicts the Hottest Neighborhoods of 2017

2017’s Hottest Neighborhoods move out a step from major city centers

Using data from thousands of customer visits to Redfin.com, combined with the local expertise of our real estate agents, we get an early look at which neighborhoods will be hot in 2017. High-growth job centers are driving the hottest neighborhoods for 2017, but not in the way you’d expect. Data on homebuyer activity on Redfin.com takes us just outside the city limits of these tech hubs to find the neighborhoods that are heating up this year. The top three hottest neighborhoods all sit close to San Francisco and Seattle. But while home prices continue to rise in the centers of these booming tech cities, homebuyers are increasingly focusing their searches in neighboring communities. While many of 2017’s hottest neighborhoods come with longer commutes, Redfin agents say they offer homebuyers the best balance of everything: quick access to public transit, trendy shopping and dining options, plus larger move-in ready homes with charm and price tags that are a little easier to bear…

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