One State Dominates Best Real-Estate Markets

Frisco is your best bet, but 4 other Texas cities crack top 10
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 28, 2017 9:35 AM CDT
10 Best, Worst Real-Estate Markets in US
What city holds the brightest real-estate prospects?   (Getty Images/sturti)

(Newser) – A bit of good news for Texas, which has been making headlines over the past few days for the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey. The Lone Star State dominates WalletHub's top 10 slots in its ranking for the best real-estate markets in the US, with Frisco taking the No. 1 spot. The site looked at 21 gauges of "housing-market attractiveness and economic strength" across 300 large, medium, and small cities, analyzing everything from a city's home value forecasts and foreclosure rates to housing affordability and the unemployment rate. The findings:

Best

  1. Frisco, Texas
  2. McKinney, Texas
  3. Allen, Texas
  4. Cary, NC
  5. Richardson, Texas
  6. Seattle, Wash.
  7. Bellevue, Wash.
  8. Carrollton, Texas
  9. Nashville, Tenn.
  10. Denver
Worst
  1. Newark, NJ
  2. Paterson, NJ
  3. Elizabeth, NJ
  4. Miami Beach, Fla.
  5. Bridgeport, Conn.
  6. Hartford, Conn.
  7. Detroit
  8. Waterbury, Conn.
  9. Montgomery, Ala.
  10. New Haven, Conn.
See the entire list here. (Read more real estate stories.)

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