Best Real Estate Markets by WalletHub

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WalletHub recently compared 300 US cities across 24 indicators to find 2020’s best real estate markets, looking at market data and the area’s economic strength.

Data weighted most heavily include home value forecast, median home-value appreciation, share of homes selling for a gain, states with the best health infrastructure for coronavirus, housing affordability, and maintenance affordability.

Source: WalletHub

Overall results

  1. Boise, ID
  2. Seattle, WA
  3. Frisco, TX
  4. Nashville, TN
  5. Gilbert, AZ
  6. Murfreesboro, TN
  7. Austin, TX
  8. Spokane Valley, WA
  9. Denton, TX
  10. Renton, WA

Seattle ranked second overall and first for large cities (more than 300,000 residents).

Cities in California swept the category of lowest percentage of homes with negative equity. Those rankings, in order from first to fifth: Berkeley, San Mateo, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, and San Jose.

Check out WalletHub for more details, additional results, and methodology.


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