Austin is Best Bang for Your Buck

Posted on Friday, October 17th, 2008 at 2:29pm.

The #1 hits just keep coming for Austin, Texas.   Forbes.com recently ranked Austin #1 in it’s America’s ‘Best Bang for the Buck’ Cities list. Forbes analyzed the country’s forty largest metropolitan areas and calculated the ratios of a cities median homes prices and median income while factoring in cost of living and job growth using data from the US census, National Association of Realtors and Moody’s Economy.com.  Based on Forbes calculations, Austin ranked number one overall as the city where your money went the furthest.  Other Texas cities appearing on the list were #2 San Antonio, #4 Houston, and #7 Dallas. Loyal readers of the Austin Real Estate News Blog know we always report on these city rankings. Based on our rough estimate, Austin is also #1 for appearing on the most lists from best place to live, best place to start a business, and more great rankings.  Let Great Austin Properties help YOU get more bang for YOUR buck. Call us to see homes at 512-600-1800.

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