Home buyers looking to head back into the market in Arizona may do so in a state where it’s pretty decent to get a mortgage.
A new SmartAsset.com look at the best counties for getting a mortgage finds those in Arizona among the tops in the country. Pinal County came in first in the state and No. 34 nationally.
The report looked at five-year borrowing costs for as a ranking measure, but also examined property taxes, loan funding rates and annual mortgage payments to determine a composite score.
While the state’s most populous counties, Maricopa and Pima, ranked well nationally they were behind the curve in the state, ranking No. 3 and No. 9 respectively.
The best counties to get a mortgage mostly reside in Florida, with six of the top 10 in the ranking in the Sunshine State.
For a complete look at the rankings, click here.