Easiest & Hardest Cities to Buy a Home


With record tight inventories all over across the country Realtor.com reminds us that few markets are immune.  However, they did take a look at a look at the numbers across the board and pinpointed the places they say are “easiest” to buy a home as well as those locations where it is pretty hard.   Their analysis looked at the number of listings per 1,000 homeowner-occupied households in the 100 largest metros in the Q4, 2019.  Indeed…

“Inventory is falling—even in the easiest markets to buy a home,” says realtor.com Chief Economist Danielle Hale. “For buyers, it means there are fewer options to choose from, they have to make quicker decisions when they’re out there shopping, and they’re probably also dealing with rising prices.”

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