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Miami named the 6th best U.S. city to invest in right now

Miami named the 6th best U.S. city to invest in right now

The median home value in the Miami, Florida metro area is $282,700 and the median listing price per square foot is $221.

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The US housing market can seem highly competitive and saturated with unaffordable homes — especially for homebuyers looking to close on a house for the first time.

According to Zillow, first-time homebuyers account for 46% of all homebuyers and are more likely than veteran homebuyers to go over their budgets.

But not every market is filled with competitive prices and low inventory. There are many markets — such as Tampa, Florida and Las Vegas, Nevada — that offer first-time homebuyers low down payments in desirable locations. If homebuyers are able to pinpoint and understand current market trends, these markets can be easy to navigate through.

To establish its list of best markets for first-time homebuyers, several metropolitan areas were evaluated on four data points: current median home value; strength of home value appreciation forecast; the size of current inventory; and the current percentage of listings with a price cut. All four data points were given equal weighting. Listing and home-value data represent each market as of May 2019.

Keep reading The 10 best places in the US for first-time homebuyers to invest in real estate right now on Business Insider


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