San Francisco listed as recent top 10 housing markets nationwide

Just like stocks in the stock market, where some stocks go up and some stocks go down, and companies of alike can also have different performances, the real estate market and performance is something you also can’t generalize…  Based on the recent report from the Forbes magazine, the below is a list of the top 10 best performing housing markets based on:

  • 2007 Q3 median home sale price
  • percentage change compared to 2006 Q3
  1. Salt Lake City; Median Home Sale Price: $246,700; Percent Change:14.1 percent
  2. Charlotte, N.C., $220,000, 11 percent
  3. San Jose, Calif., $852,500, 9.4 percent
  4. San Francisco, $825,400, 8.6 percent
  5. Raleigh, N.C., $229,500, 7.5 percent
  6. Austin, $188,200, 7.2 percent
  7. Pittsburgh, $127,700, 6.1 percent
  8. Seattle, $394,700, 6 percent
  9. San Antonio, $154,700, 5.7 percent
  10. Portland, Ore., $299,700, 5.2 percent

Source: Forbes, Matt Woolsey (11/21/2007)


1 Comment »

  1. Tom Monaghan said

    I am surprised to see that San Francisco increased by 8% YOY. I considered selling, but based on recent RE activity, didn;t feel I could get a fair price…8% over my 2006 valuation would be fair. Hmmmmmm.

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