Columbus recently ranked 4th on Realtor.com’s Hottest Housing Market list!

That’s no surprise to us at The Rita Boswell Group, and if you’ve been reading our market reports, you’re probably not shocked by this news either.

Realtor.com based their list on homes that got lots of clicks on their website and how quickly homes are selling. The hottest markets on their list received 1.6 to 2.7 times the number of views per listing compared to the average U.S. listing.

Top 5 Hottest Markets

Rank Metro
1 Midland TX
2 Boston MA
3 San Francisco CA
4 Columbus OH
5 Vallejo CA

This is a big jump up for Columbus! Previously, Columbus ranked 9th on the hottest market list.

Many people are searching for homes in Central Ohio, and homes are flying off the shelves in only 33 Days.

In fact, home showing activity in the Columbus area increased by 12% in April.

According to the most recent Housing Market Confidence Index by the Ohio Association of REALTORS®, 100% of Central Ohio REALTORS® describe the current housing market in their area as moderate to strong and 98% said they expect home prices to rise over the next year.

Why Columbus?

Columbus has also recently ranked on the top 50 Best Places To Live and top 50 Best Places to Retire lists by U.S. News.

What makes Columbus one of the best places to live? A blend of quality of life, relative affordability, access to excellent education, and career opportunities. Basically, people just love living in Columbus!

Make The Move To Central Ohio

If you’re thinking about moving to Columbus (or know someone who is), contact local real estate expert Rita Boswell at 614-547-3229. Rita knows all about the communities that make up Central Ohio, and she loves helping people.

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