Top 5 housing markets on the rise
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Home values were up 5.2 percent nationally from the third quarter of 2015 to the same period of 2016, according to data from the National Association of Realtors. See the five best markets where prices went up the fastest.
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Source: NAR, comparing Q4 2016 with Q4 2015
1. Rockford, Illinois
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2016 Q4 median home price: $109,500
Up: 25 percent
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2. Elmira, New York
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2016 Q4 median home price: $132,200
Up: 21.8 percent
3. Yakima, Washington
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2016 Q4 median home price: $194,300
Up: 16.7 percent
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4. Wichita Falls, Texas
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2016 Q4 median home price: $118,900
5. Port St. Lucie, Florida
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2016 Q4 median home price: $214,500
Up: 16.6 percent
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