Texas Home Prices Rose 6.7% in February

Leading residential property analytics provider CoreLogic’s home price index rose 10.2% in February, the biggest year-over-year increase since March 2006, Business Insider reported. Nevada and Arizona topped the charts, with home prices increasing 19.3% and 18.6% respectively.

“The rebound in prices is heavily driven by western states. Eight of the top ten highest appreciating large markets are in California, with Phoenix and Las Vegas rounding out the list,” CoreLogic said in its press release.

Here are some from that list, along with their rankings, price change in percentage of single-family homes  -- including distressed and excluding distressed, in that order:

#10. New York 10.1%; 9.1%
#11. Georgia 10.0%; 8.7%
#12. District of Columbia 9.1%; 8.9%
#15. Florida 8.7%; 9.5%
#17. Texas 6.7%; 8.7%
#18. Massachusetts 6.7%; 8.2%
#19. Virginia 6.7%; 7.1%
#27. Maryland 4.1%; 6.4%
#33. New Jersey 3.3%; 3.7%
#36. Pennsylvania 2.9%; 4.1%
#37. Connecticut 2.7%; 7.3%
#39. North Carolina 2.6%; 4.8%
#40. New Hampshire 2.6%; 3.5%

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