Maybe you have an image in your head about Columbus, or maybe it’s so unfamiliar that you have none. Well, chances are, whatever you think you know is not quite right. Folks tend to underestimate this midwestern city. But those in the know haven’t missed the buzz around Columbus. Afterall, it is one of the hottest real estate markets in the U.S. People are leaving both coasts and calling The Arch City their new home. Columbus just surpassed San Francisco in population.