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No Place Like Home
Olney's real estate market features inviting choices in welcoming neighborhoods.

One of the most important considerations when relocating to an area is the status of its real estate market. Olney is welcoming in its atmosphere, and its real estate market is just as inviting.

If you are looking to buy, Olney boasts an abundance of housing choices, with prices ranging between $20,000 and $450,000, depending on one's personal taste and financial means.

Central to the city are a number of quiet, established, tree-lined neighborhoods where Olney's famous white squirrels fascinate even lifelong residents with their daily frolics. Victorian architecture, the soft glow of gas street lanterns and quaint, nostalgic charm make areas such as these favorites for daily strolls and family bike rides. Many properties are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

As Olney has grown throughout the years, numerous subdivisions have been developed to accommodate the diverse needs of its citizens. There are an extensive array of homes for sale in both middle-class and upscale neighborhoods. Expansive waterfront estates and aesthetic country club properties are also available to prospective buyers who are interested in more exclusive locations. Cozy starter homes abound for single persons and young families.

Those hoping to build a custom home are happy to find a multitude of prime locations. The northern and eastern sections of Olney are showing healthy property growth. Subdivided lots, acreage and lakefront building sites are available through most area realtors. Friendly contractors with hometown values have helped countless families turn their dreams into reality.

Olney offers various options for those who are not seeking home ownership. Apartment communities, duplexes, townhouses and homes -diverse in style and financial investment -are available for lease or rent in many of Olney's friendly residential areas.

Discover for yourself what "Olneans" already know -with its countless real estate options and welcoming atmosphere, Olney is a sound financial investment and an ideal location in which to settle down and raise a family. Simply put, it's a great place to live!


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