None other than Beech Grove, Indiana!
Realtor.com says Beech Grove is one of the top communities for first-time home buyers for a number of reasons. This report took into account several factors including, job opportunities, commute times, the number of homes to choose from, housing affordability, a young population, and places to eat and drink.
“Known for a strong sense of community, Beech Grove is a city in its own right – literally – as the market is an ‘excluded city’ with a separate government and police department from the nearby Indianapolis metro area,” Forbes’ real estate journalist Brenda Richardson wrote in an article on Monday. “Home shoppers looking for a sense of nightlife will find plenty of restaurants in the Main Street downtown area, 24/7 bowling at Beech Grove Bowl and local craft breweries like Scarlet Grove. Beech Grove has good public schools and a K-8 private school for children.”
According to Realtor.com, it took a look at 1,112 cities with a population of more than 5,000 but Beach Grove ultimately took home 4th place.
You can see the full list from Realtor.com below:
- Magna, Utah
- Chalco, Nebraska
- Mauldin, South Carolina
- Beech Grove, Indiana
- Portsmouth, Virginia
- Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
- Grimes, Iowa
- Kuna, Idaho
- Ferndale, Michigan
- Maitland, Florida