DALLAS – Area prices were up 8.2 percent in January 2017 from the same month last year, according to the latest Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller Home Price Index.
Seattle, Portland, Denver, and Dallas had the greatest year-over-year home price gains among the 20 major cities in the Case-Shiller report.
Dallas home prices are at record levels in the Case-Shiller survey and are more than 50 percent higher than where they were at the worst of the recession in 2009. Local home prices are about 33 percent ahead of where they were at the last housing market peak in Dallas in 2007.
Nationally, prices in January were up 5.9 percent from a year earlier.
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