Just found this interesting blog post on CashInAttic.net. It’s another feather in our cap and helps the rest of the country know that Louisville real estate is not performing like the rest of the nation.
Five of the 10 metro areas are popular tourism destinations. Nine of the 10 metro areas are located in warm to moderate climates. The 10 most livable and most affordable metro areas as determined by criteria developed by Places Rated Almanac (David Savageau) and the latest quarterly median sales prices compiled by the National Association of Realtors are:
1. Salt Lake City-Ogden, UT $157,000
2. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL $172,800
3. Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC $175,600
4. Houston, TX $138,100
5. Phoenix, AZ $193,800
6. Cincinnati OH, $139,600
7. Louisville, KY $130,100
8. Austin-San Marcos, TX $154,100
9. Orlando, FL $194,400
Read the whole article, it’s good to see this information out there, even if it’s largely being ignored by the mainstream media.