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%|
|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%|