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Best United States places to live in: Top 20 for 2014

Fort Worth, Texas is the best place for buying a house in 2014 according to Forbes
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If you are considering buying a house in 2014, it is a good time for an individual to make a purchase. Investors made their moves in the recent past when home prices were at their lowest point. Now that the prices are creeping back up, investors are backing off and it’s a good time to make your purchase. Forbes magazine has gathered the data to point you in the right directions for considering your home purchase.

Best United States Places to Live in: Top 20 for 2015

Joining Local Market Monitor - a firm which analyzes cities’ economic factors and home prices in some-300 locales – Forbes has come up with a list of the 20 best housing markets in 2014.

Fort-Worth-Arlington, Texas is in the top position with a current actual home price being $168,383. In the area with a population of 2,121,231, the equilibrium home price is $210,296, having a differential of -20 percent, and having a 25 percent growth forecast over 3 years – as predicted by Local Market Monitor. Fort Worth is the nation’s 16th largest city – the fifth largest in Texas – in North Central Texas.

Best United States Cities to Live in 2014

  1. Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
  2. Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
  3. Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, North Carolina-South Carolina
  4. Nashville-Davison—Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
  5. Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
  6. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
  7. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  8. Orlando-Kissimmee, Florida
  9. Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
  10. Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
  11. Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
  12. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
  13. Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
  14. Salt Lake City, Utah
  15. Boston, Massachusetts
  16. Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
  17. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota-Wisconsin
  18. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia-North Carolina
  19. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Arizona
  20. Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky-Indiana

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Local Market Monitor culled its figures from the 100 geographical designations which have at least 575,000 people that the United States Census utilizes. Subsequently, four categories were considered: home prices, the local job situation, the area’s economy, and the population.