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78729 Is the 8th Hottest Zip Code in America 2015


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First-time homebuyers have been following our advice searching for the right neighborhood to call home. Finding your way through the competitive Austin real estate market means discovering a home somewhere between Austinites biggest dilemmas of commute time, over popularity, and affordability.

Why is 78729 one of the most popular zip codes in America right now?

Millennials have found that secret sweet spot nestled between Round Rock and Austin in the lovely little region of Jollyville.  According to a list of hottest zip codes in America by Realtor.com, the neighborhoods of 78729 comprise 75% more millennials than the average US zip code.

Some of the popular neighborhoods in 78729 are Jollyville, Millwood, Hunters Chase, and Forest North Estates.

3 Texas Zip Codes Made Realtor.com’s List of the 10 Hottest Zip Codes In America

  1. 02176 – Melrose, MA
  2. 43085 – Worthington, OH
  3. 80122 – Centennial, CO
  4. 75023 – Plano, TX
  5. 48375 – Novi, MI
  6. 78247 – San Antonio, TX
  7. 63126 – Crestwood, MO
  8. 78729 – Austin, TX
  9. 58103 – Fargo, ND
  10. 92010 – Carlsbad, CA

The study attributes a large part of the draw from the strong job market, and healthy pay scales among local big tech employers Apple, Dell, and IBM (all within 10 miles). However, that is only part of the story.

What you won’t discover in their report is that median home prices in 78729 are still considered about $71,000 cheaper than the median price of homes within the city of Austin at large.

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Based on sales from the last 12 months, the average year built of all homes sold in 78729 was 1988, providing first time home buyers the choice from inventory in reasonable condition. A majority of homes in the region feature spacious, heavily wooded backyards perfect for pets and entertaining. When you combine all this with the nearby Cap Metro train station providing a hassle-free trip to and from downtown Austin, Jollyville won’t stay the secret between insiders for long.

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