I enjoyed this post from Trulia, you can read the full article here.

Summary:

  1. On-trend businesses are moving in (ie: Whole Foods, big banks)
  2. Convenient location (ie: transportation)
  3. Downsides have an expiration date (ie: crime is declining)
  4. Architectural themes (ie: brownstones)
  5. Major economic development is brewing (ie: Barclays Center, Brooklyn Navy Yard revitalization)
  6. Fixing is in the air (rundown homes being rehabbed)
  7. Steady decrease in Days on the Market
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