20 Best College Towns to Buy an Investment Property

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COLLEGE; belushi.comRedfin reminds us that college towns are consistently some of the best places to own investment properties in America.  To that end, they looked at college towns across the country using several metrics such as affordability, walkability, and the price of education relative to its quality & value.  Their data came from U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities Rankings list.

“Demand for rental properties in college towns remains high due to steady demand. From new students to university faculty coming in each year, you’ll never find yourself scrambling to rent out your place…”

  1. Binghamton, NY – Binghamton University – SUNY
  2. Syracuse, NY  – SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and Syracuse University
  3. Buffalo, NY  – University of Buffalo
  4. Gainesville, FL – University of Florida
  5. Athens, GA – University of Georgia
  6. Champaign, IL – University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  7. Baltimore, MD – John Hopkins University
  8. Tallahassee, FL – Florida State University
  9. Cleveland, OH – Case Western Reserve University
  10. St Louis, MO – Washington University in St. Louis
  11. Columbus, OH – Ohio State University – Columbus
  12. Pittsburgh, PA – University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University
  13. Rochester, NY – University of Rochester
  14. New Haven, CT  – Yale University
  15. Provo, UT – Brigham Young University – Provo
  16. West Lafayette, IN – Purdue University – West Lafayette
  17. Philadelphia, PA – Temple University and the University of Pennsylvania
  18. Troy, NY – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  19. Albany, NY – University of Albany – SUNY
  20. Lawrence, KS – University of Kansas

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