For those looking for a new city to call home, Phoenix seems to be a popular destination.
Along with average cost of living and moderate median income, the scoring was done according to three simple questions: are homes available?, are homes affordable? and is the city likely to grow in upcoming years?
Fort Worth, Charlotte and San Antonio were the top-ranked cities on the list.
The nation's overall home ownership rate (65.4 percent) is the lowest its been in 16 years, however the Phoenix Business Journal cited a Prudential Real Estate poll that showed that 96 percent of Americans find the topic of home ownership important.