Home-sellers in West Coast cities are getting the highest return on their investment in the nation, according to Zillow.com. However, San Diego lags the other big cities on the West Coast.
Oakland is first, for a gain of 78 percent on a home held 7 years and 3 months; second is Portland, 64.7 percent (9 years, 1 month); followed by San Jose, 56.5 percent (9 years, 8 months).
Los Angeles is at 53.7 percent (9 years, 8 months) and Seattle next at 53.1 percent (9 years 2 months). And San Diego? Down the line at 33.3 percent (8 years, 11 months).
The overall gain for the U.S. is 24.1 percent over 7 years and 5 months.