Recent data shows that 24.1% of US homebuyers are considering moving to another metropolitan area, according to real estate broker Redfin.com. This is up from about 18% in 2019.
So where are Americans interested in going? The Redfin report analyzed the top U.S. cities where people want to live, and the results may surprise you.
Where do Americans most want to live right now? Sacramento, California. Sacramento home prices are a big part of the appeal, according to Redfin. Most of the homebuyers come from the San Francisco Bay Area, where the typical home price is his $1.5 million. That’s three times his in Sacramento, where the average home price is his $540,000.
Second on the list is Las Vegas, where buyers can get bigger homes for much less money. In Las Vegas, the typical home price is $410,000, while the Los Angeles average is $823,000. “Las Vegas remains popular with suburban buyers, especially those seeking lower prices from coastal areas such as San Francisco, Los Angeles and Seattle,” said Redfin agent Tsahi Alberi.
Thanks to the low cost of real estate, five Florida locations were included in the list: Miami (#3 on the Redfin list), Tampa (#4), Cape Coral (#7), and Northport Sarasota (#9). ), Orlando (number 10).
Overall, the Sunbelt is the big winner, with every state on the list coming from the region.
In the report, Redfin also looked at where the most outbound traffic is, to see where people want to go the most. San Francisco tops the list, followed by Los Angeles, New York, Washington DC and Boston.
Below is a list of the top 10 metropolitan areas with the highest net property search inflows and outflows on Redfin’s website for the three months ended November 2022. minus the number of people who are leaving. The outflow shows cities that Americans want to leave. You can see all 100 of his cities analyzed by Redfin here.
Top Cities Where Americans Want to Move
- sacramento, california
- Las Vegas
- San Diego
- Tampa, Florida
- cape coral, florida
- Northport, FL – Sarasota
- orlando, florida
Top cities Americans want to leave
- San Francisco
- Los Angeles
- new york city
- washington dc
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