Nicholasville Tops List For Affordable Housing

if you're in the market for a new home, you may want to give Jessamine County a try.

Money Magazine has ranked Nicholasville as the number one small city in the country for affordable homes.

The median home sale price for homes in Nicholasville for 2007 was 70 thousand dollars.

Watauga, Texas came in at number two, with median home prices at a little more than 117 thousand dollars.

The list will appear in the August issue.


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  • by ANGRY! Location: Nicholasville on Jul 16, 2008 at 12:34 PM
    OMG! I can't believe you people are talking about Nicholasville like this. I was born and raised in Nicholasville. I am not a redneck. I am a very well-educated, hard working citizen. Nicholasville is a beautiful city. Lexington is nice too but traffic is just as bad there! Perhaps those of you who feel it is necessary to pass judgement on Nicholasville might be jealous that your city was not chosen "as the number one small city in the country for affordable homes".
  • by Heather Location: resident Nicholasville on Jul 16, 2008 at 12:16 PM
    I can tell you that you would have to DOUBLE this median home value/price range to be anywhere you would feel safe living here! When my husband and I looked at property recently, we were amazed to find property priced nearly identical to Lexington in terms of square footage/cost. I am not sure where they got their figures from in this study, their data must be 5-10 years old. In addition, I would agree with "WHAT??" - as a former commuter to Lexington for work, I would not go back to driving that route for any amount of money. I am a stay at home mom currently, but when I do go back to work, I intend to look for work anywhere I can avoid that stretch of road!
  • by WHAT??? Location: Lexington on Jul 16, 2008 at 11:29 AM
    I am sure Nicholasville is a cheaper location BUT I will stick with Lexington! I do NOT want to suffer through Nicholasville Road traffic. You can keep your Nicholasville living. Some beautiful locations but NO THANKS!!!!
  • by Anonymous on Jul 16, 2008 at 08:49 AM
    But who really wants to live in Nicholasville? It's a terrible redneck town!
  • by Kendal Location: Lex on Jul 16, 2008 at 08:47 AM
    Of course Nicholasville tops the list...who really wants to live in Nicholasville. Who really wants to drive Nicholasville road everyday. Besides look around the folks in Nicholasville. No thanks, I'll pay more and reside in Lexington.

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