Murfreesboro is a rather large suburb of Nashville located just 25 miles due Southeast of downtown. With a population exceeding 100,000, Murfreesboro offers many amenities, shopping and housing options similar those found in much larger urban areas. Most notably, Middle Tennessee State University is located in downtown Murfreesboro. Believe it or not, MTSU is the largest University in Tennessee and the student population is a tremendous asset to rental property owners. Not all rentals are student oriented, in fact, Murfreesboro offer plenty of $500,000 homes that can be leased for an affordable $2,000/mo.