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Irving ranked within top 25 cities in a list of the nation’s ‘Best Real Estate Market’.

WalletHub’s analysts compared 300 U.S. cities across 16 key metrics to help prospective home buyers find the most attractive real-estate markets. Data set ranges from “median home-price appreciation” to “housing affordability” to “job growth.”

Rankings by City Size

Rank Large Cities Rank Midsize Cities Rank Small Cities
1 Austin, TX
(58.18)
1 Overland Park, KS
(68.49)
1 Frisco, TX
(60.47)
2 Denver, CO
(59.98)
2 Plano, TX
(59.73)
2 McKinney, TX
(59.72)
3 Nashville, TN
(57.43)
3 Lincoln, NE
(63.55)
3 Richardson, TX
(59.44)
4 Seattle, WA
(49.18)
4 Boise, ID
(63.73)
4 Murfreesboro, TN
(60.34)
5 Aurora, CO
(59.35)
5 Irvine, CA
(45.68)
5 Allen, TX
(62.76)
6 Fort Worth, TX
(53.98)
6 Irving, TX
(55.92)
6 Thornton, CO
(65.42)
7 Colorado Springs, CO
(60.72)
7 Madison, WI
(60.47)
7 Arvada, CO
(62.40)
8 Portland, OR
(49.43)
8 Grand Prairie, TX
(60.02)
8 Denton, TX
(58.34)
9 Raleigh, NC
(58.65)
9 Durham, NC
(55.58)
9 Greeley, CO
(65.46)
10 Lexington, KY
(62.84)
10 Gilbert, AZ
(57.36)
10 Cary, NC
(56.85)

 

Source: WalletHub

 

Overall Rank City Total Score ‘Real-Estate Market’ Rank ‘Affordability & Economic Environment’ Rank
1 Frisco, TX 86.76 1 1
2 McKinney, TX 83.87 2 2
3 Richardson, TX 80.95 3 12
4 Murfreesboro, TN 79.80 4 13
5 Austin, TX 79.75 5 8
6 Allen, TX 79.30 14 4
7 Overland Park, KS 78.32 7 40
8 Thornton, CO 77.61 12 17
9 Plano, TX 77.49 13 18
10 Arvada, CO 77.47 9 43
11 Denver, CO 77.11 6 101
12 Denton, TX 77.01 15 28
13 Greeley, CO 76.99 10 60
14 Nashville, TN 76.78 8 80
15 Lincoln, NE 76.56 16 37
16 Cary, NC 76.09 31 3
17 Carrollton, TX 75.95 17 23
18 Seattle, WA 75.38 11 133
19 Boise, ID 74.28 20 68
20 Irvine, CA 74.18 22 53
21 Fort Collins, CO 74.14 18 76
22 Aurora, CO 74.09 23 50
23 Fort Worth, TX 73.95 33 16
24 Irving, TX 73.81 30 25
25 Westminster, CO 73.62 26 48

 

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