Affordability of Jacksonville, Florida Housing
By Tim Fennell, Jacksonville Real Estate
(The Legends of Real Estate, REALTORS®)
As mentioned in my previous article, Jacksonville has earned the distinction of being one of the most affordable cities in America. And, when compared to the rest of Florida, real estate in Jacksonville is a downright bargain! In fact, according to a recent National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index, Jacksonville is the 68th-most affordable market of 158 markets surveyed nationwide. And in Florida, where prices have sky-rocketed, Jacksonville remained by far the most affordable major market, ahead of Tampa, Orlando and Miami.That's one of the reasons why so many Californians are relocating to our area. In fact, according to data compiled by the IRS, more people moved to Jacksonville from San Diego County than from any other county in the nation between 2...