Highlights as of October 2012:
- Including distressed sales, the five states with the highest home price appreciation were: Arizona, 21.3 percent; Hawaii, 13.2 percent; Idaho, 12.4 percent; Nevada, 12.4 percent; and North Dakota, 10.4 percent.
- Including distressed sales, the five states with the greatest home price depreciation were: Illinois, -2.7 percent; Delaware, -2.7 percent; Rhode Island, -0.6 percent; New Jersey, 0.6 percent; and Alabama, -0.3 percent.
- The five states with the largest peak-to-current declines, including distressed transactions, were Nevada, -53.5 percent; Florida, -44.5 percent; Arizona, -40.2 percent; California, -36.6 percent; and Michigan, -35.3 percent.
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