San Francisco ranked no. 5 most improved market by HSH.com

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HSH.com recently released its home price recovery index measuring the top and worst performing markets in the nation from the fall of the market until now. Using the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) Home Price Index (HPI), HSH.com found the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood region to be the most improved. Home values in this area are 43.45 percent above the peak.

In San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco, which was ranked no. 5, values have increased by 26.59 percent since the recession.

See how the rest of the top 10 markets have fared:

10 metro areas that have recovered the most

Metro Name Peak Value Bottom Value Current Value Amount Above Peak
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land TX 201.26 195.54 284.74 41.48%
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood CO 277.53 257.13 398.13 43.45%
Austin-Round Rock TX 270.78 261.83 382.74 41.35%
Dallas-Plano-Irving TX (MSAD) 172.90 165.55 231.53 33.91%
San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco CA (MSAD) 276.60 215.88 350.14 26.59%
Fort Worth-Arlington TX (MSAD) 168.91 161 209.30 23.91%
San Antonio-New Braunfels TX 216.25 198.90 260.68 20.55%
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls NY 147.65 146.77 177.82 20.43%
Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin TN 225.46 198 266.80 18.34%
Pittsburgh, PA 219.52 219.52 219.52 21.14%