Clearwater, a small coastal city just a 30-minute drive from Tampa, has it all. A bustling downtown area gives residents plenty of entertainment options while an annual Jazz Festival is just one of the many seasonal events hosted here.

The Clearwater Marine Aquarium is another popular draw and is beloved by fans of all ages. With so much to do, people looking to move here might be curious about some of the hottest selling neighborhoods and what they have to offer.

The Trailwood Ct./Countryside Blvd. neighborhood is popular with families both as residential property and a prime location for a vacation home. About 8% of homes in this neighborhood are seasonally occupied with the remaining homes functioning as a primary domicile. The median cost for a home in this neighborhood is $349,989, making it a comfortably upper-middle class neighborhood.

Clearwater Beach, a waterfront neighborhood on the western edge of Clearwater, is in high demand. It's one of the more established neighborhoods in the city with homes from the '40s and '50s interspersed with more modern builds.

It also has white sand beaches, a marina for boats, and plenty of entertainment options from restaurants to water sports. Homes here go for the median price of $628,300, and almost half are only seasonally occupied as vacation or summer homes.

Feather Sound is another popular coastal neighborhood with plenty of new construction options available to potential buyers who might prefer them. Homes here have a median price of $327,824 and are a mixture of townhomes, condos, and standalone homes.

In addition to being by the water, it's also located close to the airport, making it appealing to frequent travelers. It's a safer than average neighborhood, with a child poverty level much lower than the national average, making it alluring to both families and retirees. 

Mission Hills is a more affordable but still a very popular neighborhood in Clearwater. For young families or anyone looking to buy their first home, it's a desirable and attainable option, especially with a crime rate 81% below the national average.

Prices in this area cost a median of $195,072, though deals can be found for significantly less. Rental prices are an average of $1,446, making this neighborhood attractive for investors as well who can easily cover their mortgage costs at these prices. 

Whichever neighborhood is right for you, Effective Agents can help you find the best realtors in Clearwater. A top-selling realtor® can make all the difference in a home search, so an important first step to any relocation or purchase is to find the perfect realtor to assist you in finding, negotiating, and closing on the right home for you and your family.

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