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Marion Ranked 11th Best City in the U.S. for First-time Homebuyers Share

May 8, 2017  |  Web Administrator

First-time Home­buy­ers across the nation should be look­ing at Mar­i­on, Indi­ana accord­ing to a report from Lend­E­DU. Mar­i­on was ranked the 11th Best City in the U.S. for First-time Home­buy­ers” in a report released on May 3rd, 2017. The report high­light­ed Mar­i­on and the oth­er top-rat­ed cities and towns as offer­ing the most reward for peo­ple buy­ing a home for the first time.

Lend­E­DU gen­er­at­ed their rank­ings based off met­rics includ­ing: (1) Medi­an House­hold Income; (2) Medi­an House­hold Val­ue; (3) Mort­gage Suc­cess Rate; (4) Prop­er­ty Tax Rate; (5) Crime Risk Index; (6) Weath­er Risk Index; (7) Cost of Liv­ing Index; and (8) Enter­tain­ment Cost Index. Mar­i­on received 83 out 100 points. The city ranked #1, Menom­i­nee, Michi­gan, received 87.56 out of 100.

Scor­ing excep­tion­al­ly high in the medi­an income over medi­an home val­ue index, prop­er­ty tax index, and cost of liv­ing index, Mar­i­on proved to be one of the most afford­able cities in the coun­try. Addi­tion­al­ly, Mar­i­on post­ed an excep­tion­al score in our enter­tain­ment cat­e­go­ry, which is good news for res­i­dents of this city.” – Thomas Fly­nn, LendEDU

We are excit­ed that this report was released, show­ing home­buy­ers that we are a top choice for many rea­sons. Whether you’re a new busi­ness or a first-time home­buy­er, Mar­i­on is a great place to invest.” – Jess Alum­baugh, May­or, City of Mar­i­on To find the full report, vis­it: https://​lend​e​du​.com/​b​l​o​g​/​b​e​s​t​-​c​i​t​i​e​s​-​f​i​r​s​t​-​t​i​m​e​-​h​o​m​e​b​u​yers/

Lend­E­DU, estab­lished in August 2014, is a mar­ket­place for stu­dent loans and stu­dent loan refi­nance, cre­at­ed to help stu­dent loan bor­row­ers find trans­paren­cy with­out dam­ag­ing their credit.

Media Con­tact: Thomas Fly­nn, Lend­E­DU thomas.​b.​flynn@​lendedu.​com

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