No housing bubble when it's 'home sweet home'

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Housing bubble worries could return

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Home values are rising, according to first-quarter data released last week. Prices increased in 20 cities that are tracked by the Standard & Poor's Case-Shiller home price index, signaling Americans' increased appetite for home purchases and tolerance for higher price tags.

Yahoo News asked homeowners in metro areas around the country to share the value of their homes now, compared to where they'd bottomed-out during the recession. Here are a few of their stories, detailed in their own words and through photos in front of their homes.

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