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Posted on: August 20, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Garland Ranked One of Best Cities to Buy a Family Home

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Garland was named among the best cities in the country to buy a family home by personal finance website SmartAsset.com.The study ranked Garland number 19 out of the 100 biggest cities in the U.S.

To rank the best cities, the study analyzed six data points:

  • five-year change in median home values
  • five-year change in median rent costs
  • percentage of homeowners who are burdened by housing costs
  • median housing costs as a percentage of household income
  • percentage of homes with at least two bedrooms
  • average effective property tax rate

You can read the full findings of the report at SmartAsset.com.

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