Home prices in Seattle continued to outpace most of the nation’s other top metro areas in February, jumping 11 percent year-over-year, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city index released Tuesday.
The Seattle metropolitan area trailed only the Portland area, which posted an 11.9 percent leap in home prices. Other cities showing the highest year-over-year growth include Dallas at 9 percent, Denver at 9.7 percent, San Francisco at 9.3 percent and Tampa at 7.8 percent.
Overall, the 20-city home-price index rose 5.4 percent in February compared with a year earlier. That’s down slightly from January’s 5.7 percent rise.
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