Check out the top 5 housing markets on the rise

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Home Values » 5 Best Markets

Source: NAR, comparing Q3 2012 to Q3 2011.

Home values were up 7.6 percent nationally from the third quarter of 2011 to the same period of 2012, according to data from the National Association of Realtors. See the five best markets where prices went up fastest.

1. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Ariz.

2012 Q3 median home price: $153,400
Up: 34.9 percent

2. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Fla.

2012 Q3 median home price: $127,000
Up: 27.6 percent

3. Akron, Ohio

2012 Q3 median home price: $118,800
Up: 26.9 percent

4. Boise City-Nampa, Idaho

2012 Q3 median home price: $146,000
Up: 21.9 percent

5. Lansing-East Lansing, Mich.

2012 Q3 median home price: $95,700
Up: 19.5 percent



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