Trulia report highlights disparities across metro areas

Results reveal best, worst places to buy or rent since the housing market hit rock bottom
  • The data was pooled from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Some metros have seen big gains, while others have experienced sluggish economic growth and lagging prices.
  • The definition of a "favorable housing market" varies between owners and renters.

Since housing prices hit rock bottom in 2012, the experiences of homeowners and renters have varied widely based on where they live.