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Beacon Hill Ranks Among Nation’s Hottest Affordable Neighborhoods

San Antonio’s Beacon Hill neighborhood made the top 10 in Redfin’s ranking of the nation’s hottest affordable neighborhoods. It isn’t just the only Texas neighborhood to make Redfin’s ranking of in-demand neighborhoods with median home prices below $294,000; it’s also the only one in the Sunbelt.

Redfin agent Perry Sanders said the neighborhood, bordered by Interstate 10, West Hildebrand Avenue and Fredericksburg and San Pedro roads “combines old San Antonio charm with 21st century urban living.

“The architecture includes a mix of single-family homes, condominiums and townhouses,” he added. “Combine that with Beacon Hill’s plentiful shops and eateries, and you quickly understand why the neighborhood has gained popularity in recent years—a trend that’s likely to continue.”

Six of the top 10 neighborhoods are in just two cities: Philadelphia and Baltimore. McKinley Park in Chicago, the Boston suburb of Lowell, MA and Fircrest in Vancouver, WA round out the list.


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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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