The housing market has had its ups and downs this past year, but if you live in Pittsburgh, PA or the surrounding area, you are in a great place.Â Pittsburgh never had a housing bubble and is expected to be number one this year with growth in the housing market.
If you are not from the area and are thinking of moving to a new city, what a great opportunity for one of your biggest investments, your home.
“If there’s a bright spot, it’s pockets of the Midwest — states like the Dakotas, Kansas, and Nebraska, which have stronger economies based on agricultural and energy industries.
Then there’s Pittsburgh, which didn’t have much of a housing bubble to begin with and is the only market projected to grow next year, up 0.41%.” Â Â Â -Quoted from CNN/Money.com
According to this article above Pittsburgh is the number one city in the Nation for increased price change projection form 2010.
The Pittsburgh area with its seven counties generally ranks in in the top 50 most affordable US housing markets according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI).
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