Contact Us

It’s a Healthy Housing Market in Parts of West Michigan

SmartAsset has studied communities around the nation and put together their list of the “Top 10 Healthiest Housing Markets”. The healthiest housing market in the country goes to a community just outside of Cincinnati, OH called Edgewood, KY. Two west Michigan communities fall into that Top 10…Jenison and Forest Hills.

Real estate sign indicating sold house
Ryan McVay/ThinkStock

According to SmartAsset a healthy housing market is “one that shows stability, affordability, and in which homeowners are able to easily sell their homes with a low risk of losing money over the long run”.

Seven of the top 10 markets in the U.S. are located in the Midwest. Michigan scores three cities in the top 10. Along with Jenison and Forest Hills, the Detroit suburb of Clawson, MI comes in at number 10 on the list.

In developing their Top 10 list, SmartAsset looked at many different factors including the percentage of homeowners with negative equity; the average time a for-sale home spends on the market; affordability as the monthly cost of owning a home and other factors.

Here is the complete Top 10 list for 2017:

  1. Edgewood, KY
  2. Mesquite, TX
  3. Northridge, OH
  4. Concord, MO
  5. Jenison, MI
  6. Bethel Park, PA
  7. Forest Hills, MI
  8. Richland, WA
  9. Pearl City, HI
  10. Clawson, MI

SmartAsset also came up with the Top 10 Markets for “Ease of Sale” and Wyoming, MI came in at #10 on that list!

To read more, here is the SmartAsset website.

Best of Channel 95.7

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://mychannel957.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for Friends With Benefits quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Friends With Benefits contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.