Porch and Redfin homeowner study calls DC a best place to own a home

Homeowner survey shows appreciation for walkability, healthy living
  • The survey of homeowners, conducted in the summer, finds that DC is third-best.
  • Ten factors related to quality of life were evaluated.
  • DC ranks behind Denver at the top spot, and Grand Rapids, MI, at number two.

Home repair and renovation services site Porch.com and real estate firm Redfin teamed up to study the perceptions of homeowners about the cities that they call home. Washington, D.C., came up near the top of the list, at no. 3, beaten only by first place finisher Denver, and second-ranked Grand Rapids, Mich.