7 Metros With Largest Median Price Gains

Several metro areas are seeing home prices rebounding in the last year.

According to Realtor.com data of 146 housing markets in April, the following markets have seen the largest increases in median list prices year-over-year:

1. Phoenix-Mesa, Ariz. ◦ Year-over-year increase (April 2012 to April 2011): 25.01%

◦ Median list price: $184,900


2. Miami ◦ Year-over-year increase: 15.06%

◦ Median list price: $275,000


3. Boise City, Idaho ◦ Year-over-year increase: 12.05%

◦ Median list price: $162,374


4. Washington, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.Va. ◦ Year-over-year increase: 9.76%

◦ Median list price: $279,888


5. Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Lompoc, Calif. ◦ Year-over-year increase: 9.38%

◦ Median list price: $545,000


6. Portland-Vancouver, Ore.-Wash. ◦ Year-over-year increase: 8.84%

◦ Median list price: $244,900


7. Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.-Wis. ◦ Year-over-year increase: 7.01%

◦ Median list price: $199,500


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Jolie Powell

Jolie Powell has been a distinguised leader in the Real Estate industry since 1987. Prior to entering the world of Real Estate, she worked as a TV producer for the Advertising Agency, Dancer Fitzgerald Sample in NYC. Jolie's expertise in counseling buyers and sellers brings people together from Long Island, and indeed, Globally! Having lived abroad and traveled extensively, Jolie has an excellent understanding of many cultures. As a Cuban-born American, she is fluent in Spanish and communicates well with international clients relocating to the North Shore of Long Island. Jolie is proud of the high level of trust she and her clients have established and looks forward to continue building exceptional client/broker relationships.