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Beholding the bubble

 

Does a real estate "bubble" exist in your area? Will it affect your investment in your home?

Despite bubble talk, home appreciation keeps rising
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Median home prices: First quarter 2006 - 2007
2006
2007
%
Change
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
168.4
170.4
1.2
2006
2007
%
Change
Honolulu
625.0
620.0
-0.8
2006
2007
%
Change
Boise City-Nampa
N/A
204.1
N/A
2006
2007
%
Change
Aurora/Elgin
N/A
N/A
N/A
Bloomington-Normal
147.9
147.2
-0.5
Champaign-Urbana
133.1
145.4
9.2
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet
263.6
267.3
1.4
Danville
52.5
N/A
N/A
Decatur
80.0
76.2
-4.8
Kankakee-Bradley
123.1
129.7
5.4
Peoria
103.5
107.8
4.2
Rockford
114.8
113.1
-1.5
Springfield
102.2
102.9
0.7
2006
2007
%
Change
Fort Wayne
95.4
92.4
-3.1
Gary-Hammond
122.3
126.2
3.2
Indianapolis
113.5
112.5
-0.9
South Bend-Mishawaka
81.8
85.6
4.6
2006
2007
%
Change
Cedar Rapids
134.6
129.3
-3.9
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
114.4
107.1
-6.4
Des Moines
139.6
144.5
3.5
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
109.7
103.9
-5.3
2006
2007
%
Change
Topeka
105.2
106.3
1.0
Wichita
103.9
108.4
4.3
2006
2007
%
Change
Lexington-Fayette
144.7
147.4
1.9
Louisville, Ky./Ind.
131.1
133.3
1.7
2006
2007
%
Change
Baton Rouge
154.4
169.4
9.7
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
175.0
155.9
-10.9
Shreveport-Bossier City
129.2
129.0
-0.2
2006
2007
%
Change
Portland-South Portand-Biddeford
243.2
234.8
-3.5
2006
2007
%
Change
Baltimore-Towson
265.9
278.8
4.9
Cumberland, Md./W.Va.
85.4
100.0
17.1
Hagerstown, Md.-Martinsburg, W.Va.
221.5
209.2
-5.6
2006
2007
%
Change
Barnstable Town
385.6
372.2
-3.5
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Mass.,- N.H.
391.3
387.4
-1.0
New Bedford-Fall River-Providence, R.I./Mass.
305.1
288.2

-5.5
Pittsfield
212.4
210.8
-0.8
Springfield
200.8
207.2
3.2
Worcester
278.7
270.8
-2.8
2006
2007
%
Change
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
142.4
N/A
N/A
Grand Rapids
133.8
129.7
-3.1
Kalamazoo-Portage
N/A
N/A
N/A
Lansing-East Lansing
128.3
126.7
-1.2
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
N/A
N/A
N/A
2006
2007
%
Change
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minn./Wis.
234.8
222.5
-5.2
2006
2007
%
Change
Biloxi-Gulfport
132.9
153.7
15.7
Jackson
143.9
142.0
-1.3
2006
2007
%
Change
Kansas City, Mo./Kan.
150.0
145.7
-2.9
St. Louis
137.2
134.4
-2.0
Springfield
130.8
N/A
N/A
2006
2007
%
Change
No data available
N/A
N/A
N/A
2006
2007
%
Change
Lincoln
135.0
134.4
-0.4
Omaha
133.5
134.2
2.5
2006
2007
%
Change
Las Vegas-Paradise
318.1
310.1
-2.5
Reno-Sparks
357.5
325.7
-8.9
Source: National Association of Realtors, Quarterly Housing Affordability Index

 

-- Posted: March 1, 2006
 
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