Editor’s note: This article is based on data compiled by online real estate portal Realtor.com. The top 10 markets were determined based on the largest annual percentage increase in a metro’s median list price of homes displayed at Realtor.com during 2011.

No metro areas west of El Paso, Texas, earned a spot among the top 10 U.S. hot spots with the highest year-over-year hikes in median list price during 2011. Another Texas metro, San Antonio, ranked fifth on the list, based on data provided by online real estate portal Realtor.com.

The Fort Myers-Cape Coral, Fla., metro area experienced the largest increase, by far, among the top 10 metros, with a 20.77 percent rise in median list price increase during 2011, to $175,000.

The No. 2 market on the list, Shreveport-Bossier City, La., experienced a 7.37 percent increase in median list price during 2011, to $167,500. No. 10 El Paso experienced a 3.22 percent increase, to $144,450.

Washington, D.C.’s two metro areas, Virginia and Washington, D.C., both appear on the list, at No. 3 and No. 6, respectively, with by far the highest end-of-year list prices: $349,990 and $385,000, respectively. The top 10 metro with the next-highest end-of-year median list price is the No. 1 Fort Myers-Cape Coral metro. 

Metro: Fort Myers-Cape Coral, Fla.

 

Median List Price $175,000
Year-over-year Change 20.77%

Fort Myers Beach image via Shutterstock.

 

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Metro: Shreveport-Bossier City, La.

 

Median List Price $167,500
Year-over-year Change 7.37%

Downtown Shreveport, La. Flickr/Shreveport-Bossier: Louisiana’s Other Side

 

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Metro: Washington, D.C. (Virginia)

 

Median List Price $349,990
Year-over-year Change 6.06%

Clouds over Washington, D.C. Flickr/ForestGladesiWander

 

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Metro: Fort Wayne, Ind.

 

Median List Price $104,900
Year-over-year Change 5.01%

Restaurant sign in Fort Wayne, Ind. Flickr/mutrock

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Metro: San Antonio, Texas

 

Median List Price $169,000
Year-over-year Change 4.39%

San Antonio River Walk. Flickr/StuSeeger

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Metro: Washington, D.C.

 

Median List Price $385,000
Year-over-year Change 4.34%

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Flickr/Lukz

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Metro: Peoria-Pekin, Ill.

 

Median List Price $134,900
Year-over-year Change 3.85%

Peoria, Ill. skyline. Flickr/Kevin May

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Metro: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

 

Median List Price $139,900
Year-over-year Change 3.63%

Fort Lauderdale Beach. Flickr/Christopher Gosselin

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Metro: Omaha, Neb.

 

Median List Price $144,900
Year-over-year Change 3.50%

Brick art in downtown Omaha, Neb. Flickr/brianwiese

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Metro: El Paso, Texas

Median List Price $144,450
Year-over-year Change 3.22%

Downtown El Paso, Texas. Flickr/Paul Garland

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Inman News reporter Paul Hagey compiled this report.

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