Puyallup is home to the healthiest housing market in the South Sound area, according to SmartAsset, a New York financial technology company.

Ranking the healthiest housing markets in Washington state, SmartAsset analyzed the following factors: the number of years residents live in their homes, the number of homes with negative equity, the number of homes decreasing in value, the number of days which homes spend on the market, and income-based affordability in each location.

Ranking within the top 10 were the following South Sound cities:

  • Puyallup
  • Lacey
  • Spanaway
  • Orting
  • Tacoma

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