Where People in Detroit Are Looking to Buy Homes

Looking to move? Here are 10 great cities that many Detroit residents are considering calling home.

Home prices are largely starting to normalize across the country, but remain high even as the number of homes for sale continues to decline.Record-high mortgage rates are keeping homes largely unaffordable for most buyers. Even a percentage point increase can increase a monthly mortgage payment by more than $100.That’s causing potential homeowners to expand their searches outside costly urban cores, especially when they can work from home.Stacker examined data from Realtor.com’s Cross-Market Demand Report to see where people in Detroit are looking to buy homes. View share is based on page views of active listings during the third quarter of 2023 on Realtor.com. It does not include international viewers.Continue reading to see where people in Detroit are shopping for their next house.

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Chicago, Illinois

– Makes up 1.6% of all page views

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Toledo, Ohio

– Makes up 1.9% of all page views

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Tampa, Florida

– Makes up 2.1% of all page views

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Jackson, Michigan

– Makes up 2.2% of all page views

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Monroe, Michigan

– Makes up 3.2% of all page views

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Traverse City, Michigan

– Makes up 4.7% of all page views

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Lansing, Michigan

– Makes up 4.7% of all page views

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Ann Arbor, Michigan

– Makes up 5.3% of all page views

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Grand Rapids, Michigan

– Makes up 5.7% of all page views

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Flint, Michigan

– Makes up 6.0% of all page views

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