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Houses selling fast in Grapevine and Fort Worth, study says

The North Texas housing market is healthy, according to a new study, with homes in Fort Worth averaging just over a month on the market.
The North Texas housing market is healthy, according to a new study, with homes in Fort Worth averaging just over a month on the market. Ebby Halliday Realtors

The housing markets in Grapevine and Fort Worth are hot!

So says a new study that ranks the easiest places in Texas to sell your house.

But if you want to find the overall healthiest housing market in Texas, look no further than lil ol’ Burleson, according to SmartAsset, a New York-based financial technology company.

In SmartAsset’s Ease of Sale index for the entire state, Grapevine ranked No. 4, with homes spending an average of 32.8 days on the market. Fort Worth was close behind at No. 6, with an average of 36.3 days on the market.

In the overall ranking, however, Burelson was deemed the healthiest housing market in Texas and No. 2 in the nation, based on four factors: stability, affordability, fluidity and risk of loss. Here’s a snapshot of SmartAsset’s findings for Texas.

Click here to see national rankings.

Rank

City

Average Years Living in Home

Avg. Homes with Negative Equity

Homes Decreasing in Value

Avg. Days on Market

Home Costs as % of Income

Healthiest Markets Index

1

Burleson

12.1

6.2%

2.2%

42.6

19.2%

98.10

2

Coppell

10.9

4.2%

1.8%

73.1

19.8%

94.86

3

Midlothian

11.7

6.1%

3.4%

97.8

18.7%

94.36

4

Princeton

11.5

4.7%

3.1%

44.9

20.8%

94.31

5

The Colony

9.6

3.8%

0.6%

27.4

21.4%

94.31

6

Richardson

12.7

4.1%

1.0%

112.2

19.7%

93.76

7

Wylie

10.2

4.0%

1.0%

44.8

21.7%

92.70

8

Red Oak

12.3

7.1%

7.0%

13.4

21.6%

92.42

9

Sanger

12.3

4.5%

9.9%

51.5

20.5%

92.17

10

Allen

9.4

3.6%

0.8%

108.9

19.9%

91.78

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