Each month Realtor.com ranks the hottest housing markets in the U.S. In March 2019, Columbus, Ohio ranked number one!

In February 2019, Columbus was number nine, so that’s a big jump!

Overall, the list of Hottest Markets’ number of Days On Market has fallen by 3 days since March 2018.

Despite the slight overall slowing across the country, listings in the Hottest Markets are getting more views and are selling 12-36 days more quickly than the U.S. market overall.

“this month three Ohio markets made it to the list. Ohio markets are among some of the most affordable across the country, and this relative affordability is attracting strong demand from potential buyers amidst market slowdowns in larger, more expensive metros.” -Realtor.com

table showing top ten hottest markets in March 2019 with Columbus Ohio at the top
Realtor.com’s Hottest Markets in March 2019

Most Improved Markets in Ohio

As mentioned above, Columbus moved from 9th to 1st in March. However, the most improved markets in Ohio were Cleveland (up 44 spots) and Cincinnati (up 38 spots).

Affordability drove this performance. These Ohio markets have a median listing price that is lower than the national average of $300,000.

Buyer interest is rising in the Most Improved markets. And, inventory is moving 3 days faster than the same time last year in the Most Improved markets combined.

Moving To Columbus Ohio

While affordability is the driving force behind these Hottest Markets, there are A LOT more great reasons to move to Columbus.

See Columbus Homes For Sale

If you’re thinking about relocating to Columbus, browse Today’s Newest Listings In Central Ohio below. This will give you an idea of the types of listings and price ranges in the area.

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