9 markets with rising real estate values

Zillow: metros with climbing values stretch from Fort Myers, Fla., to Honolulu

Metro areas off the beaten path, like Oklahoma’s Tulsa and Oklahoma City, bucked national trends to win a place on a top list of markets with the greatest year-over-year median home-value increases from October 2010 to October 2011, based on data compiled by Zillow. None of the top 20 U.S. metro areas by population size cracked this list.

The Tulsa metro area topped the chart at a 6.2 percent median home value increase to $101,000 — the lowest value among the nine markets — in that one-year timespan, followed by Oklahoma City’s metro area at a 3.1 percent bump.