A Homebuyer's Guide

Tips for Homebuyers

  • Most Affordable Housing Market No. 1: Chicago

    It looks like the Midwest is best when it comes to affordable housing markets. At least that’s what research from ZipRealty, a prominent online real estate brokerage, revealed. The researchers found…   Read the Blog

  • Most Affordable Housing Market No. 1: Chicago

    The cities where homes are most affordable, based on prices compared to average annual income, will surprise you.   See the Gallery

  • Most Affordable Housing Markets No. 10: Nashville

    This adorable two-bedroom, one-bath Nashville house is listed for $150,000, below the median home price of $187,000. With the average income at $64,000 per year, the median home goes for 2.9 times…   See the Image

  • Most Affordable Housing Market No. 9: Tucson

    In Tuscon, the median home is priced at $157,000, while the average annual salary is $56,300, so on average, a home in this area is only 2.8 times the average annual paycheck. This market comes…   See the Image

  • Most Affordable Housing Market No. 8: Houston

    In Houston, the median home is priced at $185,000, while the average annual salary is $66,000, so on average, a home in this area is only 2.8 times the average annual paycheck, the eighth lowest…   See the Image

  • Most Affordable Housing Market No. 7: Baltimore

    In Baltimore, the median home is priced at $229,000, while the average annual income is $83,500, so on average, a home in this area is 2.7 times the annual paycheck. This market comes in seventh…   See the Image

  • Most Affordable Housing Market No. 6: Raleigh, N.C.

    With the median home in Raleigh priced at $203,000 and the average annual salary coming in at $75,800, a home in Raleigh is on average only 2.7 times the average annual paycheck, the sixth lowest of…   See the Image

  • Most Affordable Housing Market No. 5: Dallas

    In Dallas, the median home is priced at $180,000, while the average annual salary is $67,900, so on average, a home in this area is only 2.7 times the average annual paycheck, the fifth lowest…   See the Image

  • Most Affordable Housing Market No. 4: Richmond

    In Richmond, Va., the median home is priced at $187,750, while the average annual salary is $72,900, so on average, a home in this area is only 2.6 times the average annual paycheck, and it…   See the Image

  • Most Affordable Housing Market No. 3: Orlando

    With the median home priced at $140,000 and the average annual salary coming in at $54,800, a home in Orlando is on average only 2.6 times the average annual paycheck, the third lowest of any major…   See the Image

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