The Latest Rising Housing Markets

MarketWatch and recently profiled the hottest housing markets in the U.S. by compiling a Top 10 list with statistics. According to the article, home prices rose by more than 5% between the second quarter of 2012 and the second quarter of 2013.

Here are the Top 10 housing markets:

  1. Oakland, CA
  2. Orange County, CA
  3. Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Lompoc, CA
  4. San Jose, CA
  5. Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA
  6. Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA
  7. Detroit, MI
  8. Portland-Vancouver, OR
  9. San Diego, CA
  10. Reno, NV

As you can see, California leads the charge by taking the top four spots on the list. To get more in depth information for these locations, you can view the list here.