College graduates make up a fairly high percentage of Washington Heights's residents, and the area continues to appeal to the college-educated.
If you want to renovate a place, Washington Heights is for you, as most of the houses date back many decades. In this neighborhood, the average listing price is $130,433 this year, a small 2.7 percent drop from the year prior. In terms of inventory, the number of homes for sale increased marginally year-over-year by 7.7 percent, a positive trend for future house hunters looking to buy a piece of Washington Heights's real estate. If you are after a sharp-looking kitchen with some amazing woodwork to go with it, then you need to look for a home right in this neighborhood where woodwork features heavily. Many properties around Washington Heights are cozy, bungalow-style homes that you can make into a space you'll love.