Garland Is Tops in Texas Among Best Cities for First-Time Homebuyers
Garland is ranked No. 1 in Texas and No. 8 in the country on a recently released 2020 list of Best Cities for First-Time Homebuyers.
The study from personal finance website SmartAsset compared 185 cities using 12 metrics, including five-year home value appreciation, effective property tax rate, average commute time and violent crime rate.
Garland scored 91.64 of the study’s possible 100 points in the employment category, ranking third overall and best in Texas.