GOBankingRates rightly says that a home is one of the key elements for many Americans, providing a long-term solution to their housing and a real estate investment for their portfolio. However, as they point out, many have been priced out of the market – especially when home prices translate into a super-high down payment. They recently crunched the numbers in our current environment to come up with the top 50 places in America there folks can purchase a home for under $250k. In addition, they included quality of life factors like crime rates, unemployment and livability to aid in their rankings. The top place on their list? Bowling Green Kentucky….