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    17 Suburbs Near Major US Cities That Have Slightly More Affordable Houses

    See ya later, NYC.

    City life is great, but sky-high rent prices make it hard to imagine ever being able to buy your home. pulled a list of city suburbs with the lowest median home price per square foot. They may not be the city you love, but they’re close to the city you love — and they offer better value.

    1. Marietta, Georgia (close to Atlanta)

    2. Palos Hills, Illinois (outside Chicago)

    Sunny home with a lush green lawn

    3. Ashton-Sandy Spring, Maryland (near Washington DC)

    4. Fullerton, California (close to Los Angeles)

    Large home with covered patio surrounded by trees

    5. Santa Clarita, California (also near Los Angeles)

    Tan adobe home

    6. Hanover, Massachusetts (outside Boston)

    7. Gig Harbor, Washington (near Seattle and Tacoma)

    8. Surprise, Arizona (close to Phoenix)

    9. Burnsville, Minnesota (just outside Minneapolis)

    Two story home with a big tree and lawn in front

    10. Clark, New Jersey (near New York City)

    11. Harrison, New Jersey (also near New York City)

    12. Cedar Hill, Texas (close to Dallas)

    Aerial view of single-family detached homes in Cedar Hill

    13. Clinton Township, Michigan (outside Detroit)

    Brick house with garage on a manicured lawn

    14. Hayward, California (near San Francisco)

    Tree in front of a single-level home in California

    15. Pine Island Ridge, Florida (near Miami and Fort Lauderdale)

    16. Sickerville, New Jersey (near Philadelphia)

    17. Jersey Village, Texas (outside Houston)

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