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The Best Places to Buy Your First Home in 2022

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5. Portsmouth, Virginia
> Pct. of population ages 25-34: 16%
> Projected home price increase, 2022: 2.7%
> Active listings, 2021: 69.4 per 1,000 households
> Food and drink establishments: 5.7 per 1,000 households

4. Beech Grove, Indiana
> Pct. of population ages 25-34: 15.6%
> Projected home price increase, 2022: 5.5%
> Active listings, 2021: 45.7 per 1,000 households
> Food and drink establishments: 5.1 per 1,000 households

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3. Mauldin, South Carolina
> Pct. of population ages 25-34: 13.5%
> Projected home price increase, 2022: 5.7%
> Active listings, 2021: 53 per 1,000 households
> Food and drink establishments: 5.1 per 1,000 households

2. Chalco, Nebraska
> Pct. of population ages 25-34: 14.5%
> Projected home price increase, 2022: 4.9%
> Active listings, 2021: 52.4 per 1,000 households
> Food and drink establishments: 5.2 per 1,000 households

1. Magna, Utah
> Pct. of population ages 25-34: 15.4%
> Projected home price increase, 2022: 8.5%
> Active listings, 2021: 46.1 per 1,000 households
> Food and drink establishments: 5.8 per 1,000 households

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