Chicago is the top housing market for home shoppers, according to recent rankings of 30 of the largest U.S. metro areas released by Zillow. This is the second year in a row the Second City has nabbed the top spot.
Here are some of the top markets for home buyers, according to Zillow’s list:
- New York, N.Y.
- Baltimore, Md.
- St. Louis, Mo.
- Columbus, Ohio
- Charlotte, N.C.
Meanwhile, the top housing market for sellers is San Jose, Calif., according to Zillow.
Source: “The Top Buyers’ and Sellers’ Markets for American Homes,” Business Insider (Dec. 12, 2012) and “Chicago Again Named Best Housing Market — for Buyers,” Chicago Tribune (Dec. 12, 2012)