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04/22/2021

Here are the top 20 hottest markets

The median listing price of a Santa Cruz home will raise eyebrows.

Two New Hampshire cities sit atop the latest Market Hotness Index top 20 list. And at no. 8, Santa Cruz, Calif. clocks in with a 1.222 million median listing price.

The Realtor.com index measures time-on-the-market data and listing views per property. Here are the rankings and median listing price ($) in each market:  

  • 1 Manchester, N.H.              420,000
  • 2 Concord, N.H.                    362,000
  • 3 Vallejo, Calif.                      550,000
  • 4 Burlington, N.C.                 302,000
  • 5 Springfield, Ohio               145,000
  • 6 Lafayette, Ind.                    297,000
  • 7 Yuba City, Calif.                427,000
  • 8 Santa Cruz, Calif.              1,222,000
  • 9 Stockton, Calif.                  468,000
  • 10 Spokane, Wash.              435,000
  • 11 Janesville, Wis.               250,000
  • 12 Modesto, Calif.                499,000
  • 13 Reno, Nev.                       562,000
  • 14 Worcester, Mass.             395,000
  • 15 Appleton, Wis.                 302,000
  • 16 Coeur d’Alene, Idaho      799,000
  • 17 Madison, Wis.                  399,000
  • 18 Eureka, Calif.                   439,000
  • 19 Columbus, Ohio              329,000
  • 20 Akron, Ohio                      180,000

The median existing-home price for all housing types in March was $329,100, up 17.2% from March 2020 ($280,700), as prices increased in every region.

March's national price jump marks 109 straight months of year-over-year gains.