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December 4, 2016

Here Are the 20 Hottest Housing Markets

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Here Are the 20 Hottest Housing Markets

Is a winter chill sweeping through the housing market? Fewer homes were for sale in January and for those that were on the market, they saw slower market times, according to realtor.com®’s latest analysis.

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The median age of inventory now stands at 100 days – with homes taking 6 percent longer to sell in January than in December. The median listing price for January was $227,000, which is up about 8 percent year-over-year.

Still, a handful of markets are outshining the national market. Realtor.com®’s latest report pinpoints 20 housing markets that are “beating the winter chill.” These markets have page views at realtor.com® that are two to five times more than the national average. Also, homes are moving in 30 to 50 days more quickly.

According to realtor.com®, the following 20 markets thrived the most last month:

Source: “The 20 Hottest U.S. Real Estate Markets in January 2016,” realtor.com® (Feb. 1, 2016)