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House Values in Yakima are Booming

YAKIMA, Wa - According to a report from MONEY magazine, Yakima is one of the hottest real estate markets in the country...

The magazine forecasted the increase in home values for 380 metro areas over the next year - five out of ten were in Washington state.

Leading the way was Wenatchee with home values expected to increase 16.7%, then Mount Vernon at 14.5%, Olympia at 13.1%, Yakima - fourth best in the state - at 12.8% and Spokane at 12.1%.

Meanwhile, MONEY Magazine says forecasters predict the overall average nationwide to be just five percent.