Florida sweeps this home price index with largest price increases

Florida’s metropolitan cities are experiencing some of the the highest housing market growth rates in the country, according to the latest data by Jacksonville-based Black Knight Financial Services.

The 10 metros that increased the fastest were all from Florida , according to the firm’s December price index released Tuesday.

Sarasota (1.4 percent), Punta Gorda (1.3 percent), Port St. Lucie (1.2 percent), Naples (1.2 percent), Cape Coral (1.1 percent), Homosassa Springs (1.1 percent), Sebring (1.1… …read more