The MSAs likely to see the strongest median increase in the price of a single-family home between 2012 and 2018 will be:

5) St. Louis

St. Louis is expected to see home price appreciation of 30% over the course of the period studied – 2012-2018.

4) Milwaukee

The Brewer City will edge out St. Louis very slightly, just a hair over 30%.

3) Jacksonville

The Florida city will gain about 32% in home prices by 2018.

2) Tampa

Another Florida gainer in the post-recession recovery, Tampa should see 33% gains.

And the winner is: