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Study: Nashville 'seriously unaffordable' for nurses

Joel Stinnett

Nashville is home to some of the largest employers of nurses in the country, but for nurses actually working in the “nation’s health care capital” it has become increasingly difficult to buy a house. Nashville home prices have risen by 75% since 2008, from a median price of $161,191 to $285,000, according to a new study by real estate data firm PropertyShark. To see where Nashville ranked among the 10 toughest home-buying markets for nurses, check out the slideshow with this story.