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SmartAsset Ranks West Hartford No. 2 Healthiest Housing Market in Connecticut

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West Hartford’s stable home prices and relative affordable contributed to the ranking by the financial technology firm.


By Ronni Newton

According to a news release, West Hartford was ranked no. 2 in a new study from SmartAsset that ranked the healthiest housing markets in Connecticut. Darien earned the no. 1 ranking.

According to SmartAsset, the Connecticut towns listed below earned their ranking “due to the relatively low number of days a home is on the market, the higher than average number of years residents live in homes, and the low number of homes sold at a loss.” Among the indicators used for the study, West Hartford was ranked no. 2 ranking for “Risk” and no. 6 for “Affordability.”

According to its website, SmartAsset is “a financial technology company that provides transparent, automated, and accurate advice on big personal finance decisions. SmartAsset helps users arrive at the best answers and make the best decisions concerning their finances.”

The New York City-based company ranks communities throughtout the United States based on a multitude of factors, including affordability. The SmartAsset website also provides users with calculators for estimating financial needs for retirement, college savings, life insurance, and more.




Average Years Living in Home

Home with Negative Equity

Homes Sold at a Loss

Average Day on Market

Healthiest Markets Index

1 Darien 18.7 3.1% 11.2 147.8 61.60
2 West Hartford 17.2 13.1% 5.6% 136.5 57.50
3 Wethersfield 19.0 12.8% 32.0% 165.8 48.80
4 North Haven 21.9 13.7% 16.6% 162.3 47.50
5 Newington 19.4 18.3% 24.2% 156.9 46.70
6 Ridgefield 16.6 10.0% 27.0% 206.9 44.60
7 Westport 18.6 6.0% 30.3% 179.3 41.80
8 Manchester 15.6 26.0% 5.5% 108.6 41.40
9 Greenwich 17.3 5.6% 45.2% 280.2 39.60
10 Trumbull 20.9 16.2% 38.0% 132.2 37.40

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