The Top 10 Places to Sell a Home

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It's a tricky real estate climate nationwide, that's for sure, but in some markets home values are flat. Flat is the new "up" in a recession!

Actually, a few rare markets have even seen home values rise in the past year, 11 areas nationwide. In markets like this, sellers are getting close to their asking prices and are recouping the money they put into their home when they bought it.

Click here for the top 10 best places to buy.

Fayetteville, N.C.

Median Home Value: $120,060, up 13 percent from a year ago, making this the best performing market in the country
Property values are up 6.3 percent compared with five years ago.
53 percent of homes are increasing in value
95 percent of homes sold for a gain

Washington D.C.

Median Home Value: $378,900, down 4.1 percent from a year ago.
Home values in Washington since the beginning of 2009 are actually up.
Homes are selling for 2 percent less than the listing price, excellent in this climate.
87 percent sold for a gain

Click here to learn more about Washington D.C.'s housing market and click here for a list of available properties.

Oklahoma City, Okla.

Median Home Value: $118,700, up 5 percent from a year ago.
Homes are selling for 2 percent less than list price
Property values are up 6 percent compared with five years ago.
87 percent of homes sold for a gain

Click here to learn more about Oklahoma City's housing market and click here for a list of available properties.

Boulder, Colo.

Median Home Value: $ 318,900, up 2 percent from a year ago.
Property values are up 2 percent compared with five years ago.
61 percent of homes are increasing in value
85 percent of homes were sold for a gain

Click here to learn more about Boulder's housing market and click here for a list of available properties.

Yakima, Wash.

Median Home Value: $131,300, down 2 percent from a year ago.
Property values are up 4.8 percent compared with five years ago.
95 percent of homes sold for a gain.
Homes are selling for 2 percent less than list price.

Click here to learn more about Yakima's housing market and click here for a list of available properties.

Jacksonville, N.C.

Median Home Value: $ 139,400, up 1 percent from a year ago.
Property values are up 8 percent compared with five years ago.
97 percent of homes sold in June were sold for a gain, the highest percentage in the country.
Homes are selling for 1 percent less than list price.

Click here to learn more about Jacksonville's housing market and click here for a list of available properties.

Binghamton, N.Y.

Median Home Value: $ 112,300 up 5 percent from a year ago.
Highest 5-year appreciation in the country at 9 percent
Home values are increasing 53 percent

Click here to learn more about Binghamton's housing market and click here for a list of available properties.

Little Rock, Ark.

Median Home Value: $ 121,600, up 0.37 percent from a year ago.
Property values are up 4 percent compared with five years ago.
84 percent of homes sold for a gain
Click here to learn more about Little Rock's housing market and click here for a list of available properties.

Augusta, Ga.

Median Home Value: $111,900, up 3 percent from a year ago.
Property values are up 5.2 percent compared with five years ago.
Homes are selling for 3 percent less than list price.
87 percent of homes sold for a gain in June 2009.

Click here to learn more about Augusta's housing market and click here for a list of available properties.

Milwaukee, Wis.

Median Home Value: $195,000, up 1.36 percent from a year ago.
Property values are up 2 percent compared with five years ago.
75 percent of homes sold for a gain in June 2009.
Homes selling for 4 percent less than list price.

Click here to learn more about Milwaukee's housing market and click here for a list of available properties.

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