Housing price hikes along the Wasatch Front didn’t take the holidays off like they usually do. For the second consecutive month, home prices in December set a year-over-year record for growth, according to the Zions Bank Wasatch Front Consumer Price Index (CPI). The 0.4 percent rise was unusual because housing prices typically dip in December. From December 2017 to December 2018, Utah housing prices increased by 9.4 percent — the biggest jump since the Zions Bank started tracking the such things in 2010.

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