DALLAS-FORT WORTH - Home prices were up 7.9 percent at midyear in a closely watched U.S. housing comparison.
Nationwide home prices rose 4.9 percent in second quarter from a year earlier in the National Association of Realtors' Metropolitan Home Price Report.
More than two dozen cities had double-digit price gains in the Realtors' survey of 178 U.S. housing markets.
DFW median home prices rose in 2Q 2016 to $232,200, the Realtors said.
That's just below the nationwide median price of $240,700.
North Texas home prices are at an all-time high.
Median sales prices in the area have jumped by more than 40 percent in the last five years, local data show.
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