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  • 4. Top Sellers Market: Las Vegas

    The hot real estate market of 2013 is cooling off a bit in 2014, but it’s still thriving way out West. In fact, eight of the Top 10 Best Cities for Home Sellers are in the western part of the…   Read the Blog

  • 9. Top Sellers Market: Washington, DC

    This stately home in Alexandria, Va., will probably have sold for its asking price of $909,900 by the time your read this, since the average home in this area spends only three days on the market.…   See the Image

  • 3. Top Sellers Market: San Diego

    There's a freshly redone kitchen in this typical home on the San Diego market, where median home prices increased 20% in 2013 over 2012, homes stayed on the market for an average of 24 days, and…   See the Image

  • 2. Top Sellers Market: Sacramento

    Backyards are spacious in the Sacramento area, where the median home sales prices increased 32%, homes stay on the market for an average of 15 days and 3.3 homes are available per 1,000 people.   See the Image

  • 5. Top Sellers Market: Orange County

    Homes in Orange County are a bit pricy; you'll pay $545,000 for this 1,366-square-foot home, built in 1971. But it's great to be a seller here, where last year there was 12% median home sales price…   See the Image

  • 6. Top Sellers Market: Los Angeles

    This $619,000 hillside house in Echo Park is typical of an entry-level home in the L.A. area, where there's 20% growth in the median home sales price, houses average nine days on market and there…   See the Image

  • 4. Top Sellers Market: Las Vegas

    You can get a really nice, four-bedroom home like this for $327,888 in the Las Vegas area, where there's 20% median home sales price growth, homes stay on the market an average of five…   See the Image

  • 8. Top Sellers Market: Houston

    When a four-bedroom home like this can be had for $292,500, it would seem that Houston is a great buyers as well as an outstanding sellers market. Here there's been 9% median home sales price growth…   See the Image

  • 7. Top Sellers Market: Dallas

    This five-bedroom, three-bath house is typical of the homes for sale in Dallas, where there's been 9% median home sales price growth over the past year, houses average about 11 days on the market…   See the Image

  • 10. Top Sellers Market: Chicago

    Even though Chicago is the tenth best sellers market in the nation, you can still get a beautiful five-bedroom house in West Ridge for a mere $375,000. The Chicago area experienced 19% median sales…   See the Image

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