In fact, even markets that are looked at as healthy, such as the Washington, D.C., area, have still not entirely achieved a complete comeback. The typical D.C.-area home fell 27.5 percent in value or $117,800, according to Zillow. Since hitting bottom in January/ February 2012, home values have gained 24.4 percent or $75,700.
Home values in the D.C. area are currently 9.8 percent below the highest level they reached during the housing bubble.
In contrast, San Jose, the market that gained the most value since the housing crisis, lost 25.3 percent of its value or $188,500. Since hitting bottom, home values have gained 110.5 percent or $615,100. Home prices are currently 57.2 above the highest level they reached during the housing bubble.
The other four markets where houses have gained the most value since the recession include San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego and Seattle. The housing markets that have gained the least value since the recession are Indianapolis, St. Louis, Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Cincinnati.
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