While real estate tends to rise and fall everywhere Pittsburgh has seen quite a spike in real estate prices over the past three years. Since then the city has been on what it calls a recovery, but houses have ben selling very well in Pittsburgh. It was one of the top on the country in 2016. One nice little area in the South Hills community is Brookline. It is one of the top choice neighborhoods right now in all of Pittsburgh. Houses are also selling faster than there then in any other market in Pittsburgh. They also had a home appreciation rate in 2016 of 8 percent, which is toed with the highest of Greenfield followed by Highland Park with a 7 percent increase in home value. This was due to a huge boost in housing demand in East Liberty a near by neighborhood. You can also find a nice living area and neighborhood in Oakdale which is just south of Settlers Cabin Park. A very nice area to live, but didn’t have much of an increase in home value is Cranberry Township. This is because the median home value is already high in the three hundred thousand range. It is still a growing community and has some great benefits to living there, one of which is great schools. Lawrenceville experienced a housing boom several years ago, and is still a great place to live, but hasn’t had the same increase as Brookline. Homewood is a middle class type of neighborhood that is making what some call a comeback, and last but not least is downtown. There are many great town homes and condos downtown at a great price, and are starting to see some increase in. Downtown living in Pittsburgh is what some call a single person paradise, but it is filled with all the great sporting events and high end restaurants.
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