People from these metros are looking to buy homes in Lexington

Published 7:34 pm Thursday, November 9, 2023

People from these metros are looking to buy homes in Lexington

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’s Cross-Market Demand Report to see who’s looking to buy homes in Lexington. View share is based on page views of active listings during the third quarter of 2023 on 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. Los Angeles, California

– Makes up 1.5% of all page views

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#9. Indianapolis, Indiana

– Makes up 1.8% of all page views

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#8. Huntington, West Virginia

– Makes up 1.9% of all page views


#7. Richmond, Kentucky

– Makes up 2.4% of all page views


#6. Cincinnati, Ohio

– Makes up 3.2% of all page views

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#5. Chicago, Illinois

– Makes up 5.0% of all page views


#4. Atlanta, Georgia

– Makes up 5.0% of all page views

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#3. Washington, Washington D.C.

– Makes up 5.1% of all page views

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#2. Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky

– Makes up 6.1% of all page views

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#1. New York, New York

– Makes up 24.4% 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.