NEW YORK – Austin and Midland have once again landed on SmartAsset's list of the top five best housing markets in the nation.
The Austin-Round Rock metro took the number two spot for the third year in a row, behind only Boulder, Colo. Austin-Round Rock saw a 267 percent housing market growth in the past 25 years.
Midland also landed in the top five for the third time. It took the number five spot this year and last, ranking fourth in 2015. The metro grew 213 percent from 1992 to 2016.
Three other Texas metros ranked in the top 25. Houston-The Woodland-Sugar Land grew 158 percent in the last 25 years, ranking 17th. Odessa ranked 19th with 182 percent growth, and San Antonio-New Braunfels ranked 25th with 147 percent growth.
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