4th Best City to Buy a House and Find a Job: Detroit?

Homes in Detroit are certainly cheap, but are there jobs? Data from jobs site SimplyHired and real estate search engine Trulia says yes.
September 20, 2011, 8am PDT | Tim Halbur
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The same analysis showed that it is expensive to rent in Detroit, and it is expensive to live there.

According to a press release from the two online companies, Long Beach and Los Angeles are great places to rent and get jobs, while Honolulu is the worst:

"Honolulu, Hawaii is the worst city for job seekers planning to rent a home -- offering the highest median rental price and some of the lowest job opening numbers."

The joint press release says that homeowners are still not selling, but jobs are coming back:

'Year-over-year job growth has increased in 98 percent of the top U.S. cities, and we're finally seeing jobs come back to pre-recession levels of just over five million listings nationally,' said Gautam Godhwani, CEO of SimplyHired.com."

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Published on Monday, September 19, 2011 in Mlive.com
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