Asking prices for homes in Palm Beach County rose 14.5 percent during August compared with a year ago â?? the fourth biggest jump in the nation, according to a new report.

Miami-Dade County and the Birmingham, Ala., metro area tied for the largest increase at 15.6 percent, real estate website said. Lakeland was third (14.8 percent), while Broward County ranked 24th with a 10.4 percent increase.,0,2953802.story?track=rss