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West Knoxville Neighborhoods – What Makes A Great Location?

By Knoxvillehometeam @KnoxHomeTeam

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When it comes to choosing a West Knoxville neighborhood, one very key factor is location. A great location can greatly influence resale value, the desire of other buyers to buy your home, and your overall happiness with the home. Location influences our lives every day. It’s how long it takes to get to the store, it’s the view we look at when we wake up, and it’s the traffic we deal with the go home. You can find the perfect home and fix it up to meet your needs, but  at the end of the day you can’t move the location. So, when it comes to choosing a West Knoxville neighborhood, what makes a great location?

Locations that offer stunning views of the things like the mountains or water will always be greatly sought after.  These locations offer a rare commodity, which makes many buyers want to be close to these things, no matter the price. In West Knoxville, there are many neighborhoods that offer views of both the mountains and Lake Loudon.

Another key factor that makes a great location is being near popular destinations. Many buyers like to be close to places they go often, like the grocery store, shopping destinations, work, or popular restaurants. Being just minutes away from places buyers go often is priceless, which is why many buyers seek a location close to places they go often. Still, buyers still seek locations that are away from traffic and noise. Nobody wants a home where you can hear the constant drone of the interstate.

Schools are a big factor for location. Buyers with kids often want to live in a neighborhood that is in a good school system. Oftentimes, they are willing to pay the higher price to be in a neighborhood that offers that. And for those buyers that don’t have kids, living near a good school system is great for resale value, since people always value good school.

Finally, buyers crave locations where homes share similar values. People generally like to buy in neighborhood where homes are similar in age an construction, and where they home they desire to buy doesn’t stick out like a sore thumb. After all, a home’s value is directly influenced by the other homes around it.

Are you thinking about buying a home this year? Please let Knoxville Home Team know if there is anyway that we can assist you in your West Knoxville home search. Rick can be reached at 865-696-9002 or via email at [email protected] Kati can be reached at [email protected] Also, be sure to check out our West Knoxville Home Search Page to see what homes are for sale in West Knoxville.

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