CNN Money’s Les Christie has a flashy report out today that Tacoma is one of “10 large metro areas” that will record the biggest housing price gains in 2012.
Specifically he predicts Tacoma home prices will gain 11.8 percent by September of 2012.
While all of us hope for good residential real estate news, it’s unclear how he arrived at that conclusion. The gallery says in very small type at the end that the source of data is “Fiserv, based on cities with a population of 500,000 or more.”
First thought: Tacoma has about 200,000 people; Pierce County has …