This St. Patrick’s Day, Zillow took a look at the luckiest time to buy across the country. What they found: the home buyers who bought right at the bottom of the housing bust, allowing them to gain the most equity in their homes as the market bounced back, are the ones rolling in the green.
For example, a buyer who purchased a home in the Las Vegas metro in January 2012 has seen their home value increase an average of 75 percent. That’s a pot of gold — no rainbow required.
See the infographic below to find out what other markets saw similar boosts in value for those very lucky home buyers: