More than a quarter of U.S. housing markets recently became more valuable than ever before, a sign full recovery is near
By Lauren Braun | Zillow
Recent record-breaking home values in 26 percent of the country’s housing markets are both a sign of recovery and another barrier for home buyers as they head out into this season’s competitive housing market.
San Francisco and San Jose shattered their median home-value records months ago. But more recently, markets in the South and even the Midwest and Northeast have also surpassed bubble peaks and clocked some of the highest median home values on record for their markets.