DC Housing Market Still the Strongest in the Country

May 29, 2013

The Washington area is home to the strongest housing market in the country, as home prices nationally soared to a six-year high. The region reached an index of 189.7 in March, on a baseline of 100 taken in January 2000 — a 7.7 percent jump in home prices over the past year, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices report. The national index hit 136.7, good for a 10.2 percent increase from 2012. (Examiner)

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