Top 10 Turnaround Housing Markets in 2012

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Turnaround housing markets 2012: Las Vegas

By Mamta Badkar

The U.S. housing market turned the corner in 2012. The latest home price report from Trulia says home prices were up 5.1 percent year-over-year nationally. And the pace of increases also picked up in 2012. With home prices up 0.8 percent quarter-over-quarter in the first quarter, and up 2.3 percent in the last.

We drew on Trulia's latest report to highlight the top "turnaround markets" of 2012 -- the markets with the biggest increase in home prices between December 2011 and December 2012.

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Difference between 2011-2012: +17.7 percent

Change in price December 2012: +4.0 percent

Change in price December 2011: -13.7 percent

Median price for Q4 2012: $209,950

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Difference between 2011-2012: +17.7 percent

Change in price December 2012: +9.0 percent

Change in price December 2011: -8.7 percent

Median price for Q4 2012: $184,000

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Difference between 2011-2012: +17.9 percent

Change in price December 2012: +9.5 percent

Change in price December 2011: -8.5 percent

Median price for Q4 2012: $249,900

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Difference between 2011-2012: +18.9 percent

Change in price December 2012: +9.0 percent

Change in price December 2011: -9.9 percent

Median price for Q4 2012: $159,000

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Difference between 2011-2012: +18.9 percent

Change in price December 2012: +9.0 percent

Change in price December 2011: -9.9 percent

Median price for Q4 2012: $159,000

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Difference between 2011-2012: +20.8 percent

Change in price December 2012: +16.1 percent

Change in price December 2011: -4.7 percent

Median price for Q4 2012: $589,950

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Difference between 2011-2012: +21.0 percent

Change in price December 2012: +12.7 percent

Change in price December 2011: -8.4 percent

Median price for Q4 2012: $384,750

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Difference between 2011-2012: +21.8 percent

Change in price December 2012: +26.0 percent

Change in price December 2011: +4.2 percent

Median price for Q4 2012: $189,000

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Difference between 2011-2012: +24.0 percent

Change in price December 2012: +10.2 percent

Change in price December 2011: -13.8 percent

Median price for Q4 2012: $299,950

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Difference between 2011-2012: +27.5 percent

Change in price December 2012: +16.3 percent

Change in price December 2011: -11.2 percent

Median price for Q4 2012: $147,000

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