Home values Appreciating Faster in the U.S. Growing 5.5. percent in the past year—the fastest pace of appreciation in over two years, to a median value of $189,400, according to the September 2016 Zillow® Real Estate Market Reports.
Portland, Dallas and Seattle reported the highest year-over-year home value appreciation among the 35 largest metros across the country, the Reports show. In Portland, home values rose almost 15 percent to a median value of $342,100. Home values in Dallas and Seattle appreciated 12 and 11 percent, respectively. For the first time, the median home value in the Seattle surpassed $400,000 and is now at $401,100.