When buying a home there are a lot of things to consider; and it’s not surprising that one of the things buyers are most concerned about is money. Oftentimes, to help with the financial side of things, home buyers will seek help from mortgage companies.

With money on the mind, another thing buyers usually think about before making their big purchase is if the area they are looking to move into is going to increase or decrease in value. Most buyers want to purchase a house in an area where value will increase over time, so in case they move, they make money off of it.

In most cases, you’ll want to look at the average home price and how much the population is growing. Buy in an area with a lower home price and that’s seeing growth in the population and jobs. Take a look at this infographic for some areas that meet this criteria.