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Top 12 Cities where Home Prices have risen the most

This is very good news for my fellow Californians where 4 of the top 12 cities are located in our state! The following 12 cities experienced the largest percentage increases in home prices among cities with populations of more than 250,000 from 3/2012 – 3/2013.

12. Boise, Idaho

One-year change in home prices: +15.6%
Median home price: $127,000
Change in price since 2006 peak: -36.3%
Unemployment rate: 6.5%
Foreclosure rate: 1 in every 243 households (High)
Distressed sales: 17.8%


11. Santa Rosa, California

One-year change in home prices: +15.9%
Median home price: $380,000
Change in price since 2006 peak: -38.4%
Unemployment rate: 7.6%
Foreclosure rate: 1 in every 369 households (Low)
Distressed sales: 25.8%


10. Atlanta, Georgia

One-year change in home prices: +17.4%
Median home price: $115,400
Change in price since 2006 peak: -42.8%
Unemployment rate: 8.3%
Foreclosure rate: 1 in every 154 households (High)
Distressed sales: 28.3%


9. San Francisco/Oakland, California

One-year change in home prices: +17.9%
Median home price: $470,000
Change in price since 2006 peak: -38.7%
Unemployment rate: 7.1%
Foreclosure rate: 1 in every 392 households (Low)
Distressed sales: 12.2%


8. Reno, Nevada

One-year change in home prices: +18.3%
Median home price: $240,000
Change in price since 2006 peak: -49.2%
Unemployment rate: 9.6%
Foreclosure rate: 1 in every 221 households (High)
Distressed sales: 34.5%


7. Sacramento, California

One-year change in home prices: +18.3%
Median home price: $240,000
Change in price since 2006 peak: -49.2%
Unemployment rate: 9.6%
Foreclosure rate: 1 in every 221 households (High)
Distressed sales: 34.5%


6. San Jose, California

One-year change in home prices: +19.0%
Median home price: $660,000
Change in price since 2006 peak: -22.6%
Unemployment rate: 7.6%
Foreclosure rate: 1 in every 583 households (Low)
Distressed sales: 16.0%


5. Seattle, Washington

One-year change in home prices: +19.2%
Median home price: $290,000
Change in price since 2006 peak: -23.5%
Unemployment rate: 6.6%
Foreclosure rate: 1 in every 176 households (High)
Distressed sales: 20.5%


4. Las Vegas, Nevada

One-year change in home prices: +20.7%
Median home price: $149,000
Change in price since 2006 peak: -57.9%
Unemployment rate: 9.8%
Foreclosure rate: 1 in every 99 households (High)
Distressed sales: 42.9%


3. Bremerton, Washington

One-year change in home prices: +20.7%
Median home price: $225,005
Change in price since 2006 peak: -30.9%
Unemployment rate: 8.3%
Foreclosure rate: 1 in every 216 households (High)
Distressed sales: 22.6%


2. Salt Lake City, Utah

One-year change in home prices: +24.1%
Median home price: $164,100
Change in price since 2006 peak: +1.4%
Unemployment rate: 5.0%
Foreclosure rate: 1 in every 215 households (High)
Distressed sales: 16.6%


1. Phoenix, Arizona

One-year change in home prices: +26.2%
Median home price: $174,900
Change in price since 2006 peak: -46.5%
Unemployment rate: 6.7%
Foreclosure rate: 1 in every 184 households (High)
Distressed sales: 21.7%

Source: Clear Capital, Yahoo News