People from these metros are looking to buy homes in Des Moines

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November 9, 2023
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People from these metros are looking to buy homes in Des Moines

Home prices are largely starting to normalize across the country, but remain high even as the number of homes for sale continues to decline.

Record-high mortgage rates are keeping homes largely unaffordable for most buyers. Even a percentage point increase can increase a monthly mortgage payment by more than $100.

That's causing potential homeowners to expand their searches outside costly urban cores, especially when they can work from home.

Stacker examined data from Realtor.com's Cross-Market Demand Report to see who's looking to buy homes in Des Moines. View share is based on page views of active listings during the third quarter of 2023 on Realtor.com. It does not include international viewers.

Continue reading to see who is looking to move into your neck of the woods.

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#10. Phoenix, Arizona

- Makes up 1.8% of all page views
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#9. New York, New York

- Makes up 1.8% of all page views
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#8. Cedar Rapids, Iowa

- Makes up 1.8% of all page views
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#7. San Francisco, California

- Makes up 2.4% of all page views
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#6. Iowa City, Iowa

- Makes up 2.6% of all page views
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#5. Dallas, Texas

- Makes up 2.9% of all page views
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#4. Omaha, Nebraska

- Makes up 3.5% of all page views
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#3. Ames, Iowa

- Makes up 3.5% of all page views
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#2. Minneapolis, Minnesota

- Makes up 4.5% of all page views
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#1. Chicago, Illinois

- Makes up 33.1% of all page views

This story features data reporting and writing by Elena Cox and is part of a series utilizing data automation across 314 metros.

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