04/12/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Denver Home Values Increased More Than Any U.S. Metro Area In 2009: Zillow.Com

Denver and its suburbs recorded the biggest dollar gain in home values of any metro area in the country last year, according to, an online real estate valuation firm.

Denver home values rose by $7.87 billion in 2009, recouping some of the $20 billion shed in 2008, Zillow said in its fourth-quarter real estate report.

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