Wall Street Journal/Realtor.com’s Rankings of Fall Emerging Housing Markets Index

Below is an article from the Wall Street Journal with their 2022 rankings of how metro areas across America stack up. You can read the original article here

It is refreshing to see our metro areas North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton rank #4 and Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater rank #11.

Home-buying demand remained robust in low-cost cities but rising mortgage rates have made most home purchases less affordable, pushing many buyers out of the market. Homes are sitting on the market longer, and more sellers are cutting prices.

The WSJ/Realtor.com Emerging Housing Markets Index Fall 2022

Metro areas are ranked according to real-estate market data and economic health. Ranking is as of October 2022.

1 Johnson City TN
2 Visalia-Porterville CA
3 Elkhart-Goshen IN
4 North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton FL
5 Fort Wayne IN
6 Lafayette-West Lafayette IN
7 Columbia SC
8 Columbia MO
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