EXCERPT: “If you’re a first-time home buyer and looking at cities in California, you may want to rethink your plans. Some under-the-radar metro areas in other areas of the country may provide more value. That’s according to a new study from personal finance website Bankrate, which ranked the 50 largest metro areas in the U.S. for first-time home buyers. The cities were evaluated using criteria such as affordability, culture, job market and safety.” FULLSTORY: https://yhoo.it/2Yc8ase