Home values appreciate 5.9% in 2012 | Real Trends.
U.S. home values ended 2012 up 5.9% over the end of 2011, Zillow ($33.21 0%) reported when covering national home value appreciation.
Zillow’s home value index also hit $157,400 in the fourth quarter, up 2.5% from the quarter before.
The nearly 6% annual appreciation rate was well above the typical appreciation in a healthy market and represents the largest annual gain since 2006.
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