Denver Home Prices Up 42 Percent Since 2012

Denver home prices continued their rapid growth in January, according to new numbers from S&P Case Shiller.

Home prices in the city grew by 10.2 percent in January 2016 over January 2015. Chart: Case Shiller January 2016

That was the fourth-highest in the nation. Portland (11.9 percent), Seattle (10.7 percent and San Francisco (10.5 percent) saw higher growth.

“Home prices continue to climb at more than twice the rate of inflation,” David M. Blitzer from S&P Dow Jones Indices said in a statement.

Since 2012, when Denver's home market started to heat up, prices have risen by 42 percent.