Chicago homeowners think highly of their town

  • Out of 67 metros in the Porch/Redfin study, Chicago comes in 45th.
  • Chicago ranks highly in walkability.
  • Chicago ranks below the study national average in real estate confidence.

Porch.com, a home repair and renovation services site, teamed up with real estate firm Redfin to study homeowners’ perceptions of the cities in which they live. In the first Best Places to Own a Home in America study, Chicago came in at 45th on a list of 67 metro areas.