Source: Realtor.com —
A midsize city in New Hampshire that’s not on the radars of most real estate aficionados was named the nation’s hottest housing market for the 10th time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. And there’s one big reason why.
Manchester, NH, about an hour southwest of Boston, topped the list once again because it’s a more affordable alternative to Boston, according to the monthly hottest markets report from Realtor.com®. Homebuyers seeking more spacious digs with more land, perfect for social distancing, can get property in the New England city for about 38% less than in ultra-popular—and pricey—Boston.
“Manchester-Nashua has really benefited from remote-work flexibility, placing it at or near the top of our hottest markets list repeatedly over the last year and a half,” says Realtor.com Chief Economist Danielle Hale. “Homebuyers in this area can have their home and still have money left to spend on other budget priorities.”