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Which Tampa Bay ZIPs had the priciest, least expensive and most house sales in 2017?

This home sold for $167,000 in Spring Hill ZIP Code 34609, which had the most sales of any Hernando County ZIP. [Courtesy of Vince Mina]

If you bought or sold a house in Tampa Bay last year, you were a player in one of Florida’s hottest real estate markets.

Even though prices eased a bit from their torrid pace in 2016, the median cost of a single family home shot up 11 percent. That’s more than in Orlando, Jacksonville and a big swath of South Florida from Miami to West Palm Beach. And it’s more than for the state as a whole.

"Tampa Bay is a really strong market in terms of price appreciation," said Cheryl Young, senior economist for the online real estate site Trulia...

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