From HW Magazine
Second-Tier Sizzle: Homebuyers flock to cities off the beaten path
Medium-sized cities attract homebuyers with affordable options and big-city amenities
Salt Lake City is one of the fastest growing medium-sized cities in the United States right now. An increasing number of professionals are eschewing expensive housing markets like those in traditionally hot job spots like Silicon Valley and New York City in favor of smaller cities with more affordable housing options that still have big-city amenities. With the nation’s hottest job markets bereft of affordable housing, some once unlikely medium-sized cities are experiencing serious growth spurts.