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Denver, Dallas, and San Francisco homes of top U.S. suburban hotspots

Staff Writer |
Realtor.com announced America's top suburban hotspots, led by Northeast/Montbello, Co. (a suburb of Denver); Wylie/St. Paul, Tx. (a suburb of Dallas); and Dublin/Dougherty, Ca. (a suburb of San Francisco).

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Two critical factors driving the popularity of these hotspots are close proximity to thriving urban centers and strong household growth.

The suburbs on the list are located just outside urban centers that are 20 percent hotter than the average metro, where homes are viewed 1.4 more times than the average home included in the study.

Additionally, these suburban hotspots have seen an average of 18.8 percent household growth over the last seven years, which is 2.4 and 2.8 times more growth than other suburban and urban neighborhoods, respectively.

As a result, these suburbs rank in the top 8 percent of hottest ZIP codes in the country and homes in these areas received 1.6 times more views on realtor.com® than the typical home in the study.

Listings sell 11 days and 9 days faster than other suburban and urban areas, respectively. Homes also receive 1.3 times more views on realtor.com® than other suburban and urban neighborhoods in the area

Listing prices have seen an average of 16.9 percent growth, annually, over the last three years. Additionally, homes sell 2.5 and 1.9 times faster than all other suburban and urban neighborhoods, respectively.


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