The lakeside city of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, tops the list of the country’s hottest emerging housing markets, according to the ranking. After Coeur d’Alene, the top metro areas in the ranking are Austin, Texas, Springfield, Ohio, and Billings, Mont. Spokane, Wash., just across the state border from Coeur d’Alene, ranks fifth.
Buyers are beginning to look for more rural and less costly places to live and people moving from lager cities like Seattle and Los Angeles and come to Coeur d’Alene with cash in hand.
Another draw for people moving to Coeur d’Alene is the area’s natural beauty, having all four seasons and a wide access to outdoor activities