Top 10 U.S. States with Rising Real Estate Prices

Several states are posting year-over-year gains in home values, according to a newly released index for August by CoreLogic, which tracks price changes in repeat sales of homes.

According to CoreLogic, here are the states with the largest year-over-year gains in single-family home prices:

1. West Virginia: 8.6%

2. WYOMING: 3.6%

3. North Dakota: 3.5%

4. New York: 3.2%

5. Alaska: 2.2%

6. South Dakota: 1.5%

7. Washington, D.C.: 1.3%

8. Nebraska 1.1%

9. Kansas: 1%

10. Indiana: 0.8%

Not bad, considering nationally, single family home prices were down 4.4% year-over-year in August, according to the index. Nevada posted the largest drop, falling 12.4% year-over-year.

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