D-FW, Portland lead country in home price gains at more than twice national rate

4533 Afton Dallas TxSteve Brown and the Dallas Morning News

Dallas-Fort Worth home prices are rising at more than twice the nationwide rate.

D-FW housing prices jumped 12 percent in August from a year earlier, according to a new report by Zillow.

Only Portland, Ore. – with a 14.8 percent year-over-year increase – had a larger price hike in Zillow’s study of major U.S. housing markets.

Nationwide prices were up 5 percent from August 2015, according to the real estate sales firm. Read More >