10 homes for sale in hot markets

See what you can get for the median home price in 10 cities where prices are still climbing.

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Birmingham, Alabama
Price: $159,900
Bedrooms: 4
Baths: 2
Square feet: 2,400

Description: This is a good-sized family home in a well-kept, leafy neighborhood. The big kitchen has high ceilings and a dining area flooded by natural light.

There's a big picture window in the living room with a great view of the lovely garden. There's also a fireplace, cathedral ceilings and a spiral staircase to the downstairs den.

Outside, the partially covered deck offers relief from the sun, and there's a large fenced-in yard. There's a full two-car garage with ample workspace and storage.

The home is on the outskirts of the city, about 10 miles from Birmingham's center. Birmingham's home prices should show steady growth, increasing a projected 2.7% over the next 12 months.

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Last updated December 23 2008: 8:05 PM ET
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