This region has the hottest postal codes of 2022

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In the first half of 2022, nowhere did homes sell faster than in the Northeast.

That’s according to Realtor.com’s new annual Hottest ZIP Codes report, which is based on listings of homes in more than 29,000 ZIP codes. It shows homes in the 10 best-selling neighborhoods “sold in just over a week (8 days) and received nearly four times (3.7) more buyer views than a US listing. typical”. More than half of them were in New England.

Here is an overview of the most desirable postal codes of 2022.

10. Auburn, Maine

Auburn, Maine
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Postal code: 04210

Auburn is where the modern shoemaking process was conceived in 1835, according to MaineEncyclopedia.com, and it’s certainly where many people want to set foot today. The median June listing price at Auburn was $267,000.

9. North Attleboro, MA

North Attleboro, MA
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Postal code: 02760

Homes for sale in this Providence, Rhode Island suburb have typically only been on the market for five days this year, according to Realtor.com. The median listing price was also the highest among major zip codes: $587,000.

8. Hooksett, New Hampshire

Hookset New Hampshire
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Postal code: 03106

Hooksett is a popular choice for Boston emigrants thanks to its proximity and relatively affordable price, says Realtor.com. More than a quarter of people who viewed real estate listings here this year were from Boston.

The city has just celebrated its 200th anniversary — it was incorporated in July 1822.

7. Johnson City, TN

Johnson City, TN
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Postal code: 37604

Homes here sell after about 10 days on the market, according to Realtor.com. It’s one of the slowest turnarounds on this list — perhaps shoppers here took a few days off to hike the nearby Blue Ridge Mountains.

6. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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Postal code: 18017

Homebuyers are undoubtedly drawn to this colorful city for many reasons, but here’s a fun fact: Crayola crayons ship from Bethlehem, as we detailed in “13 Products That Are Still Made in the USA “.

5. Windham, Maine

Babb Bridge in Windham, Maine
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Postal code: 04062

Real estate listings in Windham were viewed 4.2 times more often than the national average in the first half of 2022, according to Realtor.com. European settlement of the area began in 1737, when it was called New Marblehead.

4.Derry, New Hampshire

Robert Frost's home in Derry, New Hampshire
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Postal code: 03038

The yellow woods where poet Robert Frost’s two roads diverged are not in Derry – his “road not taken” is in England, not New England – but his family farm is.

3. Worthington, Ohio

Worthington, Ohio
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Postal code: 43085

Homes for sale in this Columbus suburb have only been on the market for a week this year, according to Realtor.com. The city could be considered an honorary member of the Northeast, according to its website:

“Worthington was one of the first planned communities in the Midwest, blending commerce, residential life, education and faith. Founded in 1803, Worthington reflects its dignified New England heritage with authentic brick sidewalks leading to the village’s central park, where many of the town’s original commercial buildings and churches still stand proudly.

2. Nashua, New Hampshire

Nashua, New Hampshire
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Postal code: 03062

Like Hooksett earlier on the list, Nashua is attracting a lot of interest from Boston residents, just 42 miles away. Real estate listings in Nashua were viewed more times than anywhere else on this list during the first half of the year, according to Realtor.com.

1. Brighton, NY

Corbett's Glen sign in Brighton, New York
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Postal code: 14618

Homes in this Brighton postcode are warmer than anywhere else, according to Realtor.com. The city has another dubious heat-related distinction that some longtime residents may recall, however. The city’s website details the tragic events of an “unusually hot” day in September 1951, when a gas leak blew up 19 homes and 25 other structures suffered major damage.

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