Living near a sports stadium is great for at least two kinds of people: sports fans who want to be near the action, and people who appreciate high home values.
According to Trulia research, homes near National Football League and Major League Baseball stadiums tend to hold more value than those in other parts of the metro areas where the stadiums located.
And there’s one trend that could make living near a stadium more attractive. New mixed-use stadium designs that combine live/work spaces with restaurants and retail are attracting crowds year-round, not just on game days.
Younger property seekers find the excitement of living close to a bustling stadium a plus, while those with families are drawn to the areas due to their high walkability scores as well as their locations close to transit stops, parks and retail establishments.
Whether you’re a San Francisco Giants fan on the West Coast or an Atlanta Braves fan in Georgia, these 14 great neighborhoods near sports stadiums are a worthwhile investment for finances and fun.