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10 hottest housing markets

Five years on from the crash, property prices have hit new highs. Where are home values rising fastest?

4.  Taiwan

global home prices
  • Rise in house prices (1 year): 15.4%

Three in a row for Asia. Low interest rates in Taiwan, combined with U.S. monetary stimulus, have greased the way for offshore buyers -- including plenty from mainland China -- to whip up real estate prices.

Source: Knight Frank Global House Price Index
Based on second quarter figures.
- Last updated December 13 2013 12:12 PM ET