Realty Biz News reported that real estate prices in the United States have risen by 8.8 percent in 12 months. Prices have also been steadily increasing for around the three years. Every single state noted a marked increase in real estate prices. Hawaii, Nevada, California, New York, Texas, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota Iowa, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Alaska saw the most improvement, with several of those states hitting new all time highs. These price increases have greatly benefited anyone looking to sell their land or home.