Friday, February 26, 2010

Top 10 Real Estate Markets in the U.S.


HINT: Louisville Made the List!

Families in the market for a house are shopping at the right time: Nationally, homes are near the most affordable they've been in 18 years. In the fourth quarter of 2009 housing was 62.4 percent more affordable than the same time a year earlier, according to the Housing Opportunity Index, published quarterly by the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo.

Also looking strong is Louisville, Ky., a city whose low foreclosure rate — only 1.15 percent of homes are in foreclosure, half the national average — illuminates it as one of the cities least affected by this aspect of the dramatic housing market collapse of the past three years. Louisville had less......Read More!

Slideshow of America's Best Housing Markets

Article By: Francesca Levy/ Courtesy Of:

Melissa Simms
RE/MAX Associates
Louisville, Kentucky