A wide variety of housing types and styles are available, in city, suburban, and rural locations. Choices include downtown apartments in renovated warehouses, historic townhouses, golf course and waterfront communities, and farms.
The area's unique neighborhoods include:
- Church Hill, one of the best preserved 19th Century neighborhoods in the country
- The Fan District, one of the largest designated historic residential areas in the U.S.
- Jackson Ward, one of the nation's oldest intact African-American neighborhoods
- Grayson Hill, a luxury townhome community in Henrico that won four national honors in the Best of 50+ Housing Awards
- Monument Avenue, the only street in the U.S. that is a National Historic Landmark.
House and Apartment Pricing
The average sales price of existing homes in the Richmond Metro Area was $253,449 in the second quarter of 2015, according to the Richmond Association of Realtors.
Average monthly apartment rental was $867 for a 950-square-foot, two bedroom, unfurnished unit with 1½ - 2 baths, excluding all utilities except water, according to C2ER 2014 annual data.