Pittsburgh, PA – Demographia’s Most Affordable City in America
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Built on the land between the convergence of the Allegheny, Ohio and Monongahela rivers, the city of Pittsburgh is the second largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh is within 500 miles of more than half the U.S. population and has an economy based on service-related activities including health care, information technology and financial services.
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What makes Pittsburgh so great? It seems that for many, it is the big city energy combined with the small town charm. You get to live in the center of it all! Spectacular views, riverfront trails, great restaurants and exciting sporting events are all conveniently located in your “backyard.” And the living spaces range from modern condos to our Homes of Distinction, the best in luxury in real estate in Pittsburgh.
Chairman and CEO Hoddy Hanna predicts an influx of young professionals, mortgage rates hovering around 5 percent and rising rental costs will spark an increase in first-time homebuyers in the Pittsburgh market this year. The average home price for the Pittsburgh region hovers around $160,000, according data from RealSTATs, a South Side-based real estate information service. Our highly trained Realtors are ready to find you the home of your dream.
Pittsburgh is a compact city that boasts a theatre-packed Cultural District. It is also home to many prominent schools including the University of Pittsburgh, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, Duquesne University and many more.
The triangular shaped Pittsburgh downtown area called the "Golden Triangle" has four main areas: North Side, South Side, East End and West End.
The North Side is primarily composed of residential neighborhoods and is noteworthy for interesting homes. Places of interest include: Heinz Field, PNC Park, the Carnegie Science Center, National Aviary, Andy Warhol Museum, Mattress Factory installation art museum, Penn Brewery, Allegheny Observatory, and River's Casino.
The South Side was once an area composed primarily of dense inexpensive housing for mill workers, but has in recent years become a local Pittsburgher destination. The South Side's East Carson St. is one of the most vibrant areas of the city, packed with diverse shopping, eateries, pulsing nightlife and live music venues.
The East End’s notable neighborhoods include: Shadyside and Squirrel Hill featuring unique shopping/business districts, the university town of Oakland, Bloomfield is Pittsburgh's Little Italy, Lawrenceville popular with artists and designers and the Strip District, a popular open-air marketplace by day and one of Pittsburgh's hottest destinations by night.
The West End includes Mt. Washington, with its world-class view of the Downtown skyline.