Week of April 1, 2019

Homes Sales Price Increases

Top metro areas: November – December 2018

Top metro areas: November – December 2018
Metro Area Month-over-month change
Boulder CO 17.39%
Fort Smith AR-OK 16.73%
Macon-Bibb County GA 11.77%
Flint MI 11.43%
Sherman-Denison TX 10.69%
Chattanooga TN-GA 10.51%
Wilmington DE-MD-NJ 10.36%
Chico CA 9.63%
College Station-Bryan TX 8.77%
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent FL 7.98%
Burlington-South Burlington VT 7.75%
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort SC 7.59%
Duluth MN-WI 7.44%
Lafayette LA 7.36%
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville FL 7.28%
Roanoke VA 6.63%
St. Louis MO-IL 6.45%
Brownsville-Harlingen TX 6.00%
Lake County-Kenosha County IL-WI 5.90%
Longview TX 5.86%
Dutchess County-Putnam County NY 5.72%
Bremerton-Silverdale WA 5.70%
Newark NJ-PA 5.60%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria DC-VA-MD-WV 5.26%
Amarillo TX 5.15%
Laredo TX 4.94%
Spartanburg SC 4.90%
New York-Jersey City-White Plains NY-NJ 4.90%
Fort Worth-Arlington TX 4.75%
Medford OR 4.73%
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land TX 4.71%
Charleston-North Charleston SC 4.71%
Tuscaloosa AL 4.64%
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol TN-VA 4.55%
Pittsburgh PA 4.32%
Sebastian-Vero Beach FL 4.20%
Augusta-Richmond County GA-SC 3.95%
San Antonio-New Braunfels TX 3.94%
St. George UT 3.86%
Peoria IL 3.70%
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach FL 3.59%
Eugene OR 3.57%
Austin-Round Rock TX 3.55%
Evansville IN-KY 3.48%
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach SC-NC 3.39%
Atlantic City-Hammonton NJ 3.39%
York-Hanover PA 3.33%
Colorado Springs CO 3.10%
The Villages FL 2.97%
Prescott AZ 2.93%
Corpus Christi TX 2.89%
Gainesville GA 2.85%
Dallas-Plano-Irving TX 2.76%
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway AR 2.50%
Louisville/Jefferson County KY-IN 2.42%
Savannah GA 2.42%
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights IL 2.33%
Jacksonville FL 2.33%
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission TX 2.32%
Nassau County-Suffolk County NY 2.30%
Jackson MI 2.26%
Huntsville AL 2.19%
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford FL 2.16%
El Paso TX 2.14%
Provo-Orem UT 2.06%
Oklahoma City OK 2.04%
Baton Rouge LA 1.99%
Durham-Chapel Hill NC 1.96%
Burlington NC 1.73%
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers AR-MO 1.43%
Winston-Salem NC 1.41%
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell GA 1.38%
Ocala FL 1.23%
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin TN 1.17%
Lansing-East Lansing MI 1.15%
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood CO 1.14%
Kalamazoo-Portage MI 1.07%
Columbia SC 1.01%
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater FL 1.01%
Dayton OH 0.81%
New Orleans-Metairie LA 0.79%
Boise City ID 0.73%
Clarksville TN-KY 0.59%
Port St. Lucie FL 0.35%
Santa Rosa CA 0.34%
Killeen-Temple TX 0.33%
Mobile AL 0.18%
Harrisburg-Carlisle PA 0.03%
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach FL 0.00%
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach FL 0.00%
Cleveland-Elyria OH 0.00%
Providence-Warwick RI-MA 0.00%
Tacoma-Lakewood WA 0.00%
Gary IN 0.00%
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford CT 0.00%
Omaha-Council Bluffs NE-IA 0.00%
Greeley CO 0.00%
Modesto CA 0.00%
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton NC 0.00%
Green Bay WI 0.00%

Fourteen of the top 20 metropolitan regions with month-over-month gains were in the South and West.1 This may be due to seasonality as the northern part of the country encountered colder temperatures. In the 10 metros shown above, the only Northern cities were Flint, Michigan, and Wilmington, Delaware.

Many cities showed higher month-over-month selling prices at the end of 2018—possibly due to lower interest rates increasing housing demand. Out of 100 metro areas, more than one-quarter increased by 4% or more.

1 Source data: CoreLogic®

Data date: 2/26/2019

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