TUESDAY TRIVIA: Which American city/region offers the most affordable market to buy new homes?
By Adam Brett, The Adam and Eric Group, Fullerton's Finest
(The Adam and Eric Group)
REAL ESTATE TUESDAY TRIVIA Question: Which American city/region offers the most affordable market to buy new homes? Answer: The housing market in Youngstown, Warren and Boardman, Ohio is currently the most affordable metro area in the U.S. The City of Youngstown, named for John Young, was incorporated in 1867. Mr. Young purchased approximately 15,000 acres (the entire township) for slightly more than $16,000 in 1797 from the United States Government through the Connecticut Western Reserve Land Company. By 1798 more families were settling in the Mahoning Valley between the Mahoning River and Mill Creek Park. By 1820, Youngstown's population began to grow, as well as industrialization, with the opening of the Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal. This waterway, abandoned in 1872, was replaced ...