Study Finds 10 Healthiest Housing Markets in North Carolina

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With prices and competition for housing around the Charlotte region continuing to rise, some buyers are expanding their search beyond the city’s suburbs limits – especially if they work from home.

SmartAsset has just released its seventh annual study on the healthiest housing markets in North Carolina. The study determines market health by measuring the average number of years residents spend in homes, home values, the ease of selling a home and the costs associated with homeownership in each location.

According to the report, these are the top 10 healthies housing markets in our state:

Rank City, State Average Years Living in Home Avg. Homes with Negative Equity Homes Decreasing in Value Avg. Days on Market Home Costs as % of Income Healthiest Markets Index
1 Lewisville, NC 14.3 5.3% 12.1% 55.7 18.1% 96.69
2 Trinity, NC 15.6 5.9% 12.2% 56.6 18.5% 96.48
3 Clemmons, NC 11.6 5.5% 12.1% 55.7 17.4% 93.79
4 Archdale, NC 12.6 10.0% 12.2% 56.6 17.6% 90.87
5 Kernersville, NC 10.0 7.1% 12.1% 55.7 18.8% 84.97
6 Cary, NC 9.3 5.8% 13.5% 56.4 16.9% 84.02
7 Winston-Salem, NC 10.3 10.5% 12.1% 55.7 19.0% 82.39
8 Thomasville, NC 11.4 7.8% 12.1% 55.7 20.3% 81.94
9 Garner, NC 10.2 6.2% 13.5% 56.4 18.5% 79.81
10 Matthews, NC 11.2 6.3% 14.1% 50.5 18.6% 79.65

 

You can find more details on the study, including the methodology used in the study here: https://smartasset.com/mortgage/mortgage-calculator#northcarolina

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