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Here's where US homeowners are being priced out the most

Mediafeed Logo By Erin Perkins of Mediafeed | Slide 1 of 31: In recent years, the increasing cost of real estate has made it difficult for many locals to afford homes in their communities. MoneyGeek analyzed changes in homeownership costs, home price appreciation and median incomes from 2019 to 2022 to reveal 26 counties in the U.S. where the housing market is no longer affordable.To find our list of recently unaffordable counties, MoneyGeek narrowed down counties with populations larger than 250,000 that had population growth above the national average. The analysis examined three factors in these counties: home price appreciation since 2019, the ratio of homeownership costs to rent and homeownership costs as a percentage of median income.SPONSORED: Find a Qualified Financial Advisor 1. Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn't have to be hard. SmartAsset's free tool matches you with up to 3 fiduciary financial advisors in your area in 5 minutes.2. Each advisor has been vetted by SmartAsset and is held to a fiduciary standard to act in your best interests. If you're ready to be matched with local advisors that can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.

26 Places in the US Where Homeownership Has Become Unaffordable

In recent years, the increasing cost of real estate has made it difficult for many locals to afford homes in their communities. MoneyGeek analyzed changes in homeownership costs, home price appreciation and median incomes from 2019 to 2022 to reveal 26 counties in the U.S. where the housing market is no longer affordable.

To find our list of recently unaffordable counties, MoneyGeek narrowed down counties with populations larger than 250,000 that had population growth above the national average. The analysis examined three factors in these counties: home price appreciation since 2019, the ratio of homeownership costs to rent and homeownership costs as a percentage of median income.

SPONSORED: Find a Qualified Financial Advisor

1. Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn't have to be hard. SmartAsset's free tool matches you with up to 3 fiduciary financial advisors in your area in 5 minutes.

2. Each advisor has been vetted by SmartAsset and is held to a fiduciary standard to act in your best interests. If you're ready to be matched with local advisors that can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.

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