The nation's housing market is still recovering from losses suffered during the crash in 2007 and 2008, but that recovery is uneven. In some cities, the recovery is slow and steady, while in others, like Milwaukee (pictured), the markets are roaring back to life.
A study by the Demand Institute (a nonprofit think tank operated by The Conference Board and Nielsen) has identified these five metropolitan areas, expected to see huge growth -- more than 30 percent -- in the next four years.
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Milwaukee is Wisconsin's most populous city. The "Brew City" sits along the shores of Lake Michigan, about an hour and half north of Chicago.
The home of the Tampa Bay Rays and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa is the the second largest metro area in the state of Florida. It is located on Florida's west coast, along the Gulf of Mexico.
According to statistics from the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors, this market has seen significant growth in the past few years. The average sale price of a home in January 2014 was $184,000, compared to $135,000 in 2011. Meanwhile, inventory of homes on the market dropped 40 percent in the same time period.
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Memphis, nicknamed "The River City," sits along the Mississippi River. It is Tennessee's largest city. Home to Graceland, it is a mecca to Elvis fans worldwide.
Located on the Atlantic coast of Florida, Jacksonville's metro area hugs Georgia's southern border. The city itself is Florida's largest city by population.
Home sales in this market were up 10 percent between January 2013 and January 2014, according to the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors. The average number of days homes sat on the market dropped almost 15 percent in the same time period, to 86 days.