Buying a property for the first time can be stressful and intimidating. It requires careful consideration of a number of factors including interest rates, market prices, mortgage types and qualifications.
The location where a first-time buyer wants to live is almost as important as the properties of the neighborhood. WalletHub compared 300 cities of various sizes using 22 key indicators of market attractiveness, affordability and quality of life. The dataset also ranges from cost of living to property taxes to property crime.
Below are 8 of the top cities for first time home buyers.