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Places With The Best Housing In Vermont 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score79
  • South Burlington, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,704
  • I am a current resident of South Burlington, VT, and have lived in the city for five years. I would overall say my experiences of living in this city are good, but I can't say it is the best town for
78
  • Essex Junction, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,922
79
  • Middlebury, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,922
75
  • Montpelier, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,662
  • For a state capital this town sure is lacking - in many areas. First, the roads here are total garbage. If you drive a car (which you will likely need living in rural VT), be prepared to succumb to
74
  • Burlington, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 42,556
  • Several years ago I went to college in Burlington. The city's setting on beautiful Lake Champlain enhances life there in a big way. Burlington is a green city that meets environmental and ecological
63
  • Winooski, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,209
67
  • Brattleboro, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,322
59
  • St. Albans, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,858
72
  • Rutland, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,921
  • I just purchased a home in this area and I have to say it is the perfect time to buy or rent a home since the value of homes has risen to about 4.9% within the last twelve months. I have settled in now
64
  • St. Johnsbury, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,153
64
  • Barre, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,831
69
  • Bennington, VT
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,945

Housing is one of the most important factors when deciding where to live in Vermont. Housing prices continue to rise, but there are still some deals to be had. When searching for a new home, you want to ensure that home prices in that area are appreciating, but you also need to ensure that the home prices will fit within you budget. AreaVibes used science and data to create a list of the best cities in Vermont to buy a new home with a population over 5,000 people.

The cities listed above have been chosen as the best places to buy a new home in Vermont as they have seen high appreciation rates combined with a solid income to home price affordability ratio. High appreciation rates are a good indicator that the home will continue to increase in value, while the affordability ratio ensure that homes in that area are affordable based on the median household income to home price ratio.

To further narrow your search results for the best places to purchase a new home in Vermont, you can use the filters. Start by selecting cities and/or neighborhoods, city size based on population, categories (amenities, crime, cost of living, education, employment and weather) as well as home/rent prices to ensure that the cities fall within your budget.