SmartAsset.com report ranks Texas and Oklahoma as top states for homebuying
Buying a home can be a daunting process, particularly as a first-time homebuyer under the age of 35. According to CNBC.com, which highlights a 2016 SmartAsset report, buying a home doesn’t have to be so hard – buyers just have to pick a home in the right city.
The SmartAsset report ranked the top 15 cities for buying a home, based on a number of factors including a population more than 300,000, value per square foot, affordability, ease of securing a mortgage, homeowner stability, market fluctuation, loan rate and history of recent quarters of declining home sales.
Oklahoma and Texas were the top two states in the U.S. to buy a home, landing six cities in the top 15, with Oklahoma City, Oklahoma as the number one city. Other cities on the list include Anchorage, Alaska; Colorado Springs, Colorado; Louisville, Kentucky; and Wichita, Kansas.Click here to read the full article at CNBC.com.