This Is the Best US City to Buy a House

Boise, Idaho, tops the list
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 29, 2019 10:36 AM CDT
Of the 10 Best US Cities to Buy a House, 5 Are in Texas
Boise, Idaho.   (Getty Images / knowlesgallery)

In the market to buy a house—whether as a home for yourself or an investment property? WalletHub analyzed 300 cities using 23 indicators having to do with real estate market attractiveness. Those included things like home value forecast, housing affordability, median home price appreciation, and the average time it takes a house to sell. Based on those metrics, the 10 best real estate markets in the US this year:

  1. Boise, Idaho
  2. Frisco, Texas
  3. Overland Park, Kansas
  4. Cary, North Carolina
  5. Denton, Texas
  6. McKinney, Texas
  7. Carrollton, Texas
  8. Durham, North Carolina
  9. Allen, Texas
  10. Fort Wayne, Indiana
Read on for the 10 best big cities.

WalletHub also broke out the list by large, midsize, and small cities. This year's 10 best large US cities in which to buy a house:

  1. Austin, Texas
  2. Fort Worth, Texas
  3. Aurora, Colorado
  4. Denver, Colorado
  5. Charlotte, North Carolina
  6. Nashville, Tennessee
  7. Lexington, Kentucky
  8. Colorado Springs, Colorado
  9. Seattle, Washington
  10. Raleigh, North Carolina
Click for the complete list. (Or check out the best places in the US to raise a family.)

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