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Are sellers seeing bigger returns this year — finally?

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Are you set up for success in 2016? Join 2,500 real estate industry leaders Aug. 4-7, 2015, at Inman Connect in San Francisco. Get Connected with the people and ideas that will inspire you and take your business to new heights. Register today and save $100 with code Readers. U.S. homeowners selling in 2015 are enjoying the biggest gains in home value since 2007 thanks to rising home prices over the past three years. Home prices nationwide increased 23 percent since bottoming out in March 2012, based on data from the RealtyTrac May 2015 U.S. Home & Foreclosure Sales Report. Diving deeper into the data, we looked at the difference between the average sales price of U.S. homes and condos sold so far in 2015 compared to the previous sales price of those same homes to determine how much home value gains 2015 sellers are realizing. What we found is that U.S. home sellers in 2015 are realizing the biggest home value gains -- both as a dollar amount and as a percentage gain...