We’re most definitely seeing what we can easily call the real estate “Goldilocks Effect” — a state of being in the real estate market that is neither too hot or cold, nor too big or small, and definitely not too hard or soft. It’s a real estate market that’s just right. Perfecto. The stars become aligned much like how NASA had discovered that second planet Earth some million light years away. It’s almost like a scientific breakthrough, something the real estate industry rarely sees, but in the case of this year, for the United States, it just so happens….

We Now Have a List of 20 Hot Real Estate Markets in the U.S.

And when you think about it, this is rare. Count how many towns and cities actually exist in the United real estate GoldilocksStates. So it’s safe to say that just 20 of those real estate markets stand as a cut above the rest for home selling and home buying with zero down. And here’s a quick teaser before we get into it — waaaaaay more than half of the states are not on this list! It’s true.

So if you’re game for trying to find the best possible regions, cities, towns and communities where the homes sell like hotcakes and buyers flock like seagulls, you might want to visit these particular states right here:

Just Watch Out for the Three Bears

Eat your porridge, sit in a chair, and take a nap, of course. But once you find that home in the Midwest, Texas, or California, you better get out of there before the bears find you. Thankfully, we made it pretty easy for you to find the best properties in the real estate market before that ever happens. So happy hunting!