Why Tampa suddenly has the hottest housing market in the U.S.

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“One of the hottest housing markets in the Southeastern U.S. has been quietly thriving in the shadow of its brighter, louder, and more glamorous sister city Miami.

Tampa, Florida, was rated 2022’s hottest housing market by Zillow (Z, ZG), beating out other Florida cities as well as other major metros like Phoenix and Austin, Texas. The city outranked other markets due to its number of potential buyers, scarcity of homes, home sales, and flourishing job market. Tampa’s home values are also expected to grow at their fastest pace this year.

Melanie Atkinson, a realtor for Smith & Associates, noted that the weather in the Sunshine State is one of the city’s biggest selling points. And yet, Atkinson told Yahoo Finance Live (video above), “Tampa has been overlooked for many, many years.””

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