The arrival of August elicits memories of the first day of classes, football games and reliving the glory days. In honor of back-to-school season, we found homes for sale within a five-mile radius of colleges across the country.
Owning a property near your alma mater allows for easy access to sporting events and other festivities. Some may also consider buying a home for their college student and renting it out. The great thing about buying near a university is a steady stream of tenants.
Whether you are buying a home for leisure or business, college towns are definitely worth a look! Check out these 10 listings under $500,000 near universities.
This beautifully-updated, century-old two-bedroom bungalow is located less than a mile from the Western Washington University campus. Plentiful garden space and panoramic views of Bellingham Bay make this home a perfect retreat.
Built in 1914, this four-bedroom craftsman home is a perfect blend of vintage interior details and modern conveniences. Located just under a mile from Mizzou, this home is sure to please students and alumni alike.
Part of the Bandera Ranch community, this two-bedroom condo has desirable amenities, including granite counter tops, an attached two-car garage, pool, putting green, full-size basketball court and fitness center. Situated less than a mile from the Baylor University campus, this home is a student’s paradise.