When a metro area has a thriving—or at least growing—economy, homebuyers flock and heat up the market.
These markets are: Carlsbad, Calif.; Fargo, N.D.; Austin, Texas; Crestwood, Mo.; San Antonio, Texas; Novi, Mich.; Plano, Texas; Centennial, Colo.; Worthington, Ohio; and Melrose, Mass.
Eight of the top 10 markets are affordable, and eight of them have less than 5 percent unemployment. The median income in these top 10 markets is 20-percent higher than the average for larger metro areas.
So how do you keep cool in these hot markets? The Huffington Post suggests eight tips to buyers.