The city of Austin, Texas has been ranked as the best city to live in for the second year in a row, according to various reports, including U.S. News and World Report. This is something that means a great deal to all sorts of real estate professionals, as well as those who are seeking to help the city become viewed by the entire world as the hottest place to be. Austin's top position on the publication's Best Places to Live in the U.S. list for 2018 signifies that the city is among the best in terms of factors such as annual household income, employment, health care, education, and so much more. A total of 125 major metropolitan areas were compared and given a score in the following five categories: *Desirability *Value *Job market *Quality of life *Net migration In 2016, Austin ranked in at number two on this same list. For this year, the top ten list is as follows: *Austin, Texas *Colorado Springs, Colorado *Denver, Colorado *Des Moines, Iowa *Fayetteville, Arkansas *Portland, Oregon *Huntsville, Alabama *Washington, D.C. *Minneapolis – St. Paul, Minnesota *Seattle, Washington Thank you for visiting Barton Harris' blog. We are a top Austin real estate firm. If you are looking to move to Austin contact one of our agents today.