Special Report

Most Expensive Metros to Buy a Home

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50. Charlottesville, VA
> Median home value: $317,700
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $1,670 — 77th highest of 384 metros
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 62.5% — 153rd highest of 380 metros (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 65.0% — 148th lowest of 384 metros (tied)
> Median household income: $75,907 — 46th highest of 384 metros

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49. Flagstaff, AZ
> Median home value: $317,700
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $1,765 — 56th highest of 384 metros
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 49.4% — 31st lowest of 380 metros (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 61.5% — 82nd lowest of 384 metros (tied)
> Median household income: $58,085 — 176th lowest of 384 metros

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48. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX
> Median home value: $318,400
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $1,992 — 26th highest of 384 metros
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 67.7% — 53rd highest of 380 metros
> Homeownership rate: 57.6% — 35th lowest of 384 metros
> Median household income: $80,954 — 24th highest of 384 metros

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47. Medford, OR
> Median home value: $318,900
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $1,549 — 107th highest of 384 metros
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: 57.3% — 120th lowest of 380 metros (tied)
> Homeownership rate: 63.0% — 109th lowest of 384 metros (tied)
> Median household income: $56,450 — 146th lowest of 384 metros

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46. California-Lexington Park, MD
> Median home value: $320,700
> Median monthly housing costs with a mortgage: $1,961 — 32nd highest of 384 metros (tied)
> Share of housing units with a mortgage: Not available
> Homeownership rate: 72.3% — 55th highest of 384 metros (tied)
> Median household income: $87,947 — 11th highest of 384 metros