Two Texas Cities Show Increased Home Values

Two Texas Cities Show Increased Home Values

SAN ANTONIO (San Antonio Business Journal) – Only two U.S. metro areas have had increases in home values since the peak of the housing market in 2007, and they’re both in Texas: Houston and San Antonio.

According to Oxford, Miss.-based FNC Inc., Houston reported a 4.8 percent rise in home values, while San Antonio reported a 2.7 percent increase.

Nationally, home prices were down 3.5 percent at the end of 2011 compared with prices reported in December 2010.