Residents of Hampton and Newport News know their cities are a great place to buy a house and WalletHub agrees.
Hampton and Newport News placed high on WalletHub’s list for best cities for first time home buyers.
Hampton ranked sixth place overall and first place for small cities with a population of fewer than 150,000 people.
Newport News earned 23rd place overall and 12th place for mid-size cities that have a population of 150,000 to 300,000 people.
WalletHub compared 300 cities of varying sizes across 22 key indicators of market attractiveness, affordability and quality of life. The key indicators range from cost of living to real estate taxes to property crime rate.