Port St. Lucie is “second hottest housing market in U.S.”

woman with shopping bagsPort St. Lucie is "second hottest housing market in U.S."

Posted: May 12, 2015

Investor’s Business Daily reports that Port St. Lucie has the second biggest home price gain among metro areas in the United States. They say Port St. Lucie’s median home prices went up this quarter by 22.9 percent, second only to Sherman-Denison, Texas.

See how other housing markets compare according to Investor’s Business Daily

And more good news locally from the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches, who reports that homeowners are getting nearly 2 percent more of their asking price then they were a year ago. The median price of a home in Port St. Lucie is $147,000, which is up by more than 13 percent from last year. Homes are selling in fewer days also. They are on the market for an average of 73 days, which is down from 82 days a year ago.