Homewood, Plano top listing of best, affordable places to live

August 13, 2013 (CHICAGO)

Homewood was ranked number three when it comes to best places to live with affordable homes, according to CNN Money.

Homewood is described as a growing community that attracts residents from creative industries, such as musicians, designers and educators.

It also has a nationally recognized school system. Newsweek magazine named Homewood-Flossmoor High School one of America's best high schools.

The median home price is $100,000. Median family income is about $86,000.

Number two is Plano, Illinois. Median home price: $75,000. Median family income: About $65,000.

Coming in number one: Altamonte Springs, Florida. Median home price: $67,000. Median family income: $63,000. Not only do you have beautiful weather, Newsweek writes: homebuyers get a lot of bang for their buck.

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