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Old 03-05-2012, 01:31 PM
 
Location: Indianapolis
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http://images.businessweek.com/ss/08...e_metros/1.htm
This also gives the list of the 10 worse housing markets.
Indianapolis my hometown is number one which is nice . Average price is 108,000$
Youngstown Ohio is right behind Indy.
The Worse Housing market is New York City with an average home price of 481,000$
Majority of the worse housing markets are either in the south in Flordia or along the west Coast in California.
Interesting list i have to say
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Old 04-23-2012, 04:34 PM
 
Location: Indianapolis
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i thought i would update this to give a full explanation to why Indy scores very high on this. 5 most (and least) affordable housing markets - Runner-up: Indianapolis (3) - CNNMoney.com
explains the reasons and fundamentals very well for being the nations most affordable and desirable housing market.
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Old 04-23-2012, 04:53 PM
 
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Nice to see the metro I live in at #9 for the affordable list.
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Old 04-23-2012, 08:41 PM
 
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Wow. An eye-opener. Thanks.

Affordable:
a) a lot of Michigan
b) a lot of Ohio

Unaffordable:
a) LA is a "bargain" compared to SF and LA
b) LA and SEA median house price within 10K of each other...why the hell live in SEA?
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Old 04-23-2012, 08:53 PM
 
Location: Tampa, FL
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What a coincidence. The top 10 most affordable markets are also places I'd rather be shot than live in.
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Old 04-24-2012, 05:44 AM
 
Location: Indianapolis
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What a coincidence. The top 10 most affordable markets are also places I'd rather be shot than live in.
You would rather be Shot than live in Indianapolis?
Detroit i couldnt disagree with.
But Indy?
Again Indy is the fastest growing city/metro in the midwest. Detroit is losing population both in its metro and city.
So theres a MAJOR desirability difference there
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Old 04-24-2012, 06:12 AM
 
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What a coincidence. The top 10 most affordable markets are also places I'd rather be shot than live in.
Really coming from Tampa?
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Old 04-24-2012, 06:19 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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i thought i would update this to give a full explanation to why Indy scores very high on this. 5 most (and least) affordable housing markets - Runner-up: Indianapolis (3) - CNNMoney.com
explains the reasons and fundamentals very well for being the nations most affordable and desirable housing market.
Most affordable and most desirable are not the same thing, and they rarely go hand-in-hand. Your link says nothing about Indy being one of the nation's most desirable housing markets.
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Old 04-24-2012, 07:36 AM
 
Location: West Michigan
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You would rather be Shot than live in Indianapolis?
Detroit i couldnt disagree with.
But Indy?
Again Indy is the fastest growing city/metro in the midwest. Detroit is losing population both in its metro and city.
So theres a MAJOR desirability difference there
I don't know if there's really a MAJOR desirability difference there. Metro Detroit is a pretty nice place to live. Many of the suburbs are comparable or better than than anything Indy has to offer. An area can be losing people and still be a nice place to live.
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Old 04-24-2012, 07:41 AM
 
Location: Englewood, Near Eastside Indy
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Indianapolis my hometown is number one which is nice . Average price is 108,000$
Indianapolis is not your hometown. You live in South Bend, you've never lived in Indianapolis.
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