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Decatur Ranks in Top 50 Housing Markets

Decatur is listed in the top 50 for housing markets in the country according to a ranking released by the Wall Street Journal/ The Decatur metro area is number 37 in the Emerging Housing Markets Index for winter 2022. The only other metro area in Alabama in the top 50 is Huntsville which is number 8.

The ranking for Decatur is the result of the Chamber's Residential Development Task Team and city leaders focusing on residential housing a priority for more than two years. The city has more than 900 lots in 17 new subdivision that have recently gone through or are currently in the city planning process.

According to the Wall Street Journal, the index “identifies the top metro areas for home buyers seeking an appreciating housing market and appealing lifestyle amenities.”

Click here to see the full article from the Wall Street Journal.



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