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Quarter-over-quarter asking prices paint new housing picture

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Since the initial bust of the housing market, it tends to be the metros that felt a huge dent from the crisis that witness the biggest home price increases. But this trend is starting to change.   

While year-over-year this trend still rings true, when looking at quarter-over-quarter changes, homes prices are starting to shake off the effect of the housing bust, Trulia said.  

According to Trulia, among the 10 metros with the biggest quarter-over-quarter price increases in February, four were not part of the severe housing bust: Cleveland, Ohio, Birmingham, Ala., San Francisco, Calif. and Akron, Ohio. 

Investors are scooping up fewer houses in 2014, and the biggest price gains will more often be in markets that did not see a large housing bust.

Here are the top 10 cities with the biggest quarter-over-quarter asking price increases in February 2014:


10. Riverside-San Bernardino, Calif.: Located just east of Los Angles, this area boasts a 4.8% quarter-over quarter asking price and a -50% price drop during bust, peak to trough.

9. Akron, Ohio.: Just making it on the list for one of the areas that was not significantly affected by the housing bust, Akron reported a 5% quarter-over-quarter asking price change and a -16% price drop during bust.

8. Orlando, Fla.: Home of the famous Disneyworld, Orlando now also adds its name to this list, with a 5% quarter-over-quarter asking price change and -48% price drop during bust. 

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