Columbus is the Best Place to Buy a House for Less

A recent article in MSN Money stated the Columbus Ohio was one of the best places in the country to own a home for less than $1000 a month. That means your mortgage including taxes and insurance could run you less than rental prices in most places in the country. According to the article, the median list price for Columbus Ohio is about $185,000, which offers a monthly mortgage payment on a 30-year mortgage of about $997.

Our livability score comes in at 76 out of 100 for weather, great schools, job opportunities, fun things to do and see, general satisfaction on livability, employment status, and commuting. Our one-year market forecast has increased by nearly 6% but we are still one of the most affordable major metropolitan places in the country.

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So are there other reasons to move to Columbus other than affordability?

If you're looking at living in a major city and there are job opportunities specifically for you, not only will you be extremely affordable but most people love living in the city. If you love sports, movies, food, and entertainment, there's no place like Columbus Ohio. We're probably best known for our passion for college football. Our fierce loyalty for the Ohio State Buckeyes is a significant part of a lot of people's life here. So much so that most of our freeways go vacant during games. But not just sports, we are teeming with art, music, museums, culture, and theater and because our prosperous economy draws millennial's and young and energetic professionals, there is a vibrant atmosphere anywhere you go. Columbus is ranked #51 as the best places to live and retire in the country. Our quality of life, net migration, job market, housing values and desirability all top the list of some of the best reasons to move to Columbus.

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