Realtor.com has recently declared Gahanna, Ohio as the hottest housing market in the United States for 2023. With its affordability, appeal to younger residents, and proximity to central Ohio amenities, Gahanna’s housing market has seen significant demand and quick sales. The city’s homes are priced 12.7% below the national median price, making it an attractive option for homebuyers.
Gahanna offers the amenities and quality of life advantages of a larger town at a lower price. It is home to The Ohio State University, the Short North Arts District, and a captivating food scene. The city’s desirability is further enhanced by its location within the growing Columbus region.
Realtor.com determines its annual rankings based on demand and the pace of the market. This includes measuring the number of times properties are viewed on Realtor.com and how quickly homes are sold. Gahanna’s high demand and fast sales have earned it the top spot on the list.
Mayor Laurie Jadwin expressed pride in Gahanna’s designation as a highly desirable community within the Columbus region. It is the only Ohio city to make it into the top 10 of Realtor.com’s list. The majority of the list is dominated by cities in the Northeast.
This is not the first time a central Ohio community has appeared in Realtor.com’s top rankings. In the past seven years, central Ohio has consistently demonstrated its appeal to homebuyers. In 2022, Worthington ranked third on the list, while other communities such as Lincoln Village, Reynoldsburg, and Hilliard have also secured top positions.
Columbus Realtors President Patti Brown-Wright commended Gahanna’s recognition and acknowledged the beauty of the many communities and neighborhoods in and around Columbus. Brown-Wright emphasized the pleasure of working with homebuyers in the central Ohio market and the satisfaction of helping them find their perfect home.
Overall, Gahanna’s designation as the hottest housing market in the nation for 2023 highlights the city’s affordability, attractions, and desirability among homebuyers, further contributing to the growth and development of the Columbus region’s real estate market.
– The Columbus Dispatch