Third-warmest U.S. market: Orlando, Fla.
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World's hometown has seen prices rise 12.8% over the past 12 months to hit $174,900, according to Realtor.com.
The number of available properties listed on the site also dropped 21.9% over the past year, while the typical listing's age fell 12.3%,to 71 days compared with 108 days for the U.S. market as a whole.
Again, all three measures show that Orlando's housing sector is rebounding. "Orlando is a resort area that continues to attract people not only from around the country, but from around the world," Barbar says.