Most Popular Housing Markets

As the housing market rides out the foreclosure flood, home prices continue to slide and interest rates hover at record lows. Those two factors have ratcheted up home affordability to a nearly unprecedented level. In fact, the National Association of Home Builders announced Thursday that affordability just hit a 20-year high.

Recognizing what very well may be once-in-a-lifetime deals, house hunters surely are making good use of listing search engines to home in on great buys. By using's most-searched markets list, we thought we'd bring you the places that they are gravitating towards most. Click through our gallery to see mouthwatering homes in the 10 cities that are hogging all the attention.