Golden State on the rise: Top 10 metros with rising median list prices

San Francisco, Oakland, Santa Barbara in top 5

Three California metros — Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Lompoc, San Francisco and Oakland — shot to the top five of metros with the largest year-over-year percentage median list price jump, according to data through June 2012. They also claim the highest list prices in the top 10 (outside of Washington, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.Va.(D.C.)’s $425,000) with June 2012 median list prices of $699,000, $725,000 and $379,000, respectively.

Median list prices in the country are on the rise, too.