Port St. Lucie rarely is mentioned in the same breath as San Francisco, San Jose, Denver and Seattle, but here’s an exception: Port St. Lucie is projected to rank fourth in home-price appreciation over the next year.
Veros Real Estate Solutions predicts U.S. home values will appreciate by 3.6 percent over the next year. The top five markets:
- San Francisco: 10.7 percent
- San Jose: 10.5 percent
- Denver: 10.3 percent
- Port St. Lucie: 10.0 percent
- Seattle: 9.5 percent
Wichita Falls, Texas, is projected to be the weakest market, with a 1.9 percent decline.