Cleveland, Ohio is the most populated city in the state of Ohio. The city is located on the southern shore of Lake Eerie. It is a good idea to have a gay realtor Cleveland expert guide you towards the best neighborhoods in Cleveland as it is a city in flux; making the transition from a manufacturing and transportation center to one that specializes in healthcare and biomedical services. It is also known as the Rock ’N’ Roll Capital of the world as it is home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Cleveland is always in development and it boasts many mixed used neighborhoods including the Flats and Warehouse districts that are downtown. These are more arty neighborhoods that have a lot of condos, lofts and apartments. Areas where there is substantial development include the Flats, housing the Euclid Corridor Project (a new public transportation system) and the Development along East 4th Street.
Despite its reputation as a manufacturing center Cleveland is home to many respected arts organizations including the Playhouse Square Center which is the second largest performing arts center in the country. It is home to several orchestras and theater and opera companies as well as the Gordon Arts District, which is one of funky artist areas in town.
One of the most popular areas to live in is Old Brooklyn where the median sales price of a home is only $52,950. This area, founded in 1814 is on the west side of the city and is known for Arts and Crafts style bungalows with big yards and greenhouses.
A similar area is Jefferson where the average listing price as of November 2012 was $63,122. This is a charming area on the West Side that has a strong feeling of community, delicatessens, ponds, parks and many diverse ethnic restaurants.
The priciest neighborhood in town is Tremont where the average price of home as of November 2012 is $232,956. This is one of the city’s oldest and most historic neighborhoods. The area is full of charming old Victorians and very old trees. The area also has many artist studios and art galleries including the Atmosphere gallery, the Pavanna Gallery and the Banyan Tree.
As of November 2012 the average price per square foot for property in Cleveland was $52, which is the same as last year at the same time. The market is slow with home sales decreased by 19.7% from just a year ago.
If you would like to investigate gay realtor housing options in Cleveland, you can contact Michael at GayRealEstate.com who specializes in selling properties in Cleveland proper. He can help you find a first home or move-up property, and is familiar with the townhouse, condo and loft markets that are gay-friendly and affordable in the city. He also specializes in helping LGBT singles and couples moving to the area, with free relocation assistance.