Morning Minute: Illinois tops list of states with most affordable housing markets

If you are looking for an affordable housing market, put Illinois on your list. Five of the top 10 most affordable small metro housing markets in the country are found in Illinois, according to a study of housing data done by the financial website NerdWallet, NAR reports. Read more from NAR and NerdWallet.

Which Illinois cities made the list?

1. Rockford
2. Decatur
3. Springfield
5. Peoria
8. Kankakee-Bradley

Click here to see the full list and more information about the methodology of the NerdWallet study.

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About Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie Sievers is Senior Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Senior Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.

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