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March 13, 2017

March Madness: Host City Advantage

Homeownership

As hopeful fans cheer on their teams for the next two weeks during the 2017 NCAA March Madness Basketball Tournament, the housing industry is revving up for Spring Homebuying Season.

March Madness: Host City Advantage

Do you live in one of the host cities? It might be worth listing your home a little early to catch the crowds. Are you looking to buy? After you watch your team hit the hardwood, take some time to visit the surrounding neighborhoods.

We've put together a special edition of the March Madness schedule complete with each game site's median home price and ranking spot on the U.S. News Best Places to Live list. Now, let the Madness begin!

Date(s)RoundSiteZillow Median
Home Price
U.S. News Best
Places Ranking
March 14-15 First Four Dayton $49,500 75
March 16 & 18 First/Second Buffalo $143,500 33
March 16 & 18 First/Second Milwaukee $103,400 47
March 16 & 18 First/Second Orlando $163,200 40
March 16 & 18 First/Second Salt Lake City $253,000 10
March 17 & 19 First/Second Greenville $152,600 29
March 17 & 19 First/Second Indianapolis $135,600 55
March 17 & 19 First/Second Tulsa $126,300 59
March 17 & 19 First/Second Sacramento $289,300 66
March 23 & 25 Midwest Regional Kansas City $76,500 48
March 23 & 25 West Regional San Jose $852,200 3
March 24 & 26 South Regional Memphis $79,600 93
March 24 & 26 East Regional New York $631,300 80
April 1 & 3 Final Four Phoenix $205,600 44
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