- Median home price : $181,300
- Forecast gain through Sept. 2014: 8.9%
Like most Lone Star state housing markets, Fort Worth’s home prices remained fairly stable during the boom and bust years.
Two big factors helped keep the market from imploding: home building was cheap and the local economy strong.
Wide open spaces and lax regulations helped keep land cheap and building costs low. While the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport kept a steady supply of jobs and buyers coming to the area.
But now, as even more employers move into the metro area, there has been a surge in buyer demand — and home prices.
Read article at CNN-Money.