20 Most Affordable Cities

Housing is one of the biggest living expenses adults incur on a  regular basis.

Home is where the heart is, but it can also be where all the money is.

Whether someone is renting or buying, finding a good deal is usually  the goal.

Learning about local housing market trends can  be helpful.

To make finding budget-friendly housing easier, keep reading to uncover the 20 most affordable cities,

as well as the average home price and average cost per square foot  of homes in  those areas.

1. Huntsville, Alabama Average Home Price: $266,000

U.S. News ranked Huntsville as the most affordable place to live out of their ranking of the 150 most populous metro areas in the United States for two years in a row.

2. Des Moines, Iowa Average Home Price: $172,000

When you consider the fact that the cost of living in Des Moines is lower than the national average, it’s pretty clear why Des Moines is a great place to live!

3. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Average Home Price: $210,000

There are multiple universities in the area, such as the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University, that also attract a vibrant and youthful population.

4. Grand Rapids, Michigan Average Home Price: $212,000

Housing costs are less than the national median in this area and residents tend to spend less on living expenses, such as groceries and health care.

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