The site looked at 100 areas across the country to come up with their list, taking into account a number of factors, including the crime level nearby, quality of public schools and proximity to restaurants.
Average commute time was also considered as a “quality of life” statistic.
While the home prices in the neighborhoods listed weren’t always the cheapest available, the benefits balance out the cost, according to Geospatial Engineer Alan Black, who authored the report for Trulia.
This list can be especially important for first-time home buyers.
Thing are ripe in Houston’s fruitiest suburbs, with plenty of starter homes available.