The website NerdWallet recently analyzed small metro areas to find the best places for prospective buyers to purchase a home. Out of 100 areas, Wilmington is ranked #10. The factors used in analyzing areas were available homes, cost of living and area growth. A few of the reasons Wilmington made the list are as follows: monthly homeowner costs are under 36% of household income (nationally one in four homes spend >50% of their income on rent), the population growth is a robust 1.6% and home ownership rates are one point higher than the national average. Click HERE to read the full article. These factors along with the great quality of life with access to the beaches, ocean and historic district make Wilmington a great choice! It's a great time to purchase considering the low purchase prices, great inventory, favorable interest rates and tax deductions associated with home ownership. Call us today to find out how you can own a home in our area!