D.C. is home to some of the highest home prices in the country, with an average price of $1.8 million for a one-bedroom apartment.
But the city’s population is growing rapidly and rents are high.
We asked the experts to rank the cities with the most unaffordable homes for first-time buyers.
In a few cases, we ranked cities based on their affordability in the past year.
What’s your favorite city to buy a home in?
Find out at our liveblog of our first-ever rankings of the top 50 U.S. cities for first time buyers.
What are the biggest obstacles to buying a home for first times?
Find our top 10 challenges to first-timers with the help of the experts.