Real estate:

Report: Las Vegas home prices continue steady surge

Realtor Helen Riley and Fafie Moore, a Realty Executives owner/broker, leave a home being offered for sale in Henderson on Monday, April 8, 2013.

Las Vegas home values keep on climbing.

The median home value in the quarter ending March 31 was $170,900, up 22 percent from a year earlier, according to a new report from Zillow.

The year-to-year growth rate was second fastest among the 35 metro areas listed in the report. Riverside, Calif., was No. 1 at 23 percent.

Nationally, home values rose almost 6 percent in the past year.

Zillow forecasts that Las Vegas home values will climb 6 percent in the coming year, compared with 3.3 percent nationally.

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