10 Best, Worst Real-Estate Markets

Texas dominates the top 10
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 24, 2021 3:00 PM CDT
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It is, generally speaking, one of the best times for home sellers in quite a while. Now, Wallet Hub has crunched data on several factors to determine the best and worst real estate markets in the country. Those factors include home prices, length of time on the market, etc., plus a slew of others related to a community's economic well-being. The site ranked 300 cities of various sizes, and Texas dominates the upper rankings. Here are the 10 best and 10 worst markets in the overall rankings

Best real estate markets, followed by their overall score:

  1. Frisco, Texas, 75.07
  2. Austin, Texas, 73.08
  3. Gilbert, Arizona, 72.65
  4. McKinney, Texas, 71.66
  5. Denton, Texas, 71.49
  6. Allen, Texas, 69.35
  7. Durham, North Carolina, 68.89
  8. Reno, Nevada, 68.31
  9. Roseville, California, 68.02
  10. Nashville, Tennessee, 67.64

Worst real estate markets, followed by their overall score:
  1. Bridgeport, Connecticut, 36.25
  2. Waterbury, Connecticut, 35.75
  3. New Orleans, 35.42
  4. Springfield, Illinois, 34.41
  5. Montgomery, Alabama, 34.35
  6. St. Louis, Missouri, 34.04
  7. Miami Beach, Florida, 30.59
  8. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 30.22
  9. Shreveport, Louisiana, 29.69
  10. Hartford, Connecticut, 26.17
Click for the full rankings. (Or check out other lists.)

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