Midwest Dominated 20 Hottest Housing Markets This Fall

Ohio is proving to be a hot housing market. The state boasted the largest number of metros to make it onto a top 20 list of the nation’s top-performing housing markets for October, realtor.com®’s data shows. realtor.com® ranks the markets based on where homes are selling the fastest and where visitors to realtor.com® are clicking on listings the most.

The following Ohio metros made this month’s list: Columbus (number 3); Springfield (number 9, up 93 spots from September); Canton (number 13); and Dayton (number 14). The Midwest claimed nine of the top 20 markets on realtor.com®’s October list. For the fourth consecutive month, Fort Wayne, Ind., topped the rankings.

The Midwest and Ohio’s attraction lately may be driven by its affordability.