The 10 Best Cities to Invest in Real Estate Now

From Dallas to Denver, these cities balance the right mix of complex factors that make them attractive buys.

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Choosing a city for a real estate investment is a big financial decision. There are so many factors to weigh, including population growth, recent trends in home values, rental yields and housing demand.

The annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate report is a joint publication of giant professional-services network PricewaterhouseCoopers and the nonprofit Urban Land Institute research and education organization.

It uses information from experts, market focus groups and the nonprofit research and education organization’s own survey to compile its list of real estate markets to top investors’ wish lists.

Here are the top 10 markets in this 40th annual survey.


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