Richmond Named One of America’s Top Aspirational Cities

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If you have been feeling a strong pull to purchase Richmond real estate lately, you are not the only one. As a result of affordable housing relative to income, Richmond has become a hotspot for home buyers and businesses alike. Based on economic indicators, demographic factors and quality-of-life factors, Richmond was recently named the seventh most aspirational city in America according to

An aspirational city is comprised of 50 percent economy, 25 percent quality of life and 25 percent demographics. The Top 15 Aspirational Cities include:

  1. Austin, Texas
  2. New Orleans, La.
  3. Houston, Texas
  4. Oklahoma City, Okla.
  5. Raleigh, N.C.
  6. Nashville, Tenn.
  7. Richmond, Va.
  8. Washington, District of Columbia
  9. San Antonio, Texas
  10. Minneapolis – St. Paul, Minn.
  11. Dallas, Texas
  12. Seattle, Wash.
  13. Salt Lake City, Utah
  14. Charlotte, N.C.
  15. Columbus, Ohio

In additional to affordable housing relative to income, Richmond provides the perfect mix of southern charm and urban convenience. Get active on the James River or enjoy exploring the history of Richmond at Maymont and the Edgar Allen Poe Museum. Fantastic dining, shopping and entertainment can be found in the eclectic River District or you can buy fresh produce at the 17th Street Farmers’ Market. No matter what you interests, you can find everything and more in Richmond, Va.

If you are an empty nester or active adult looking to live a serene lifestyle near the perks of city living, Boone Homes has the home for you. Our Richmond no maintenance homes will provide you with the opportunity to explore your city without having to spend time on lawn maintenance and exterior repairs. For more information on our available new homes in Richmond, visit the Boone Homes website today!