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HOUSTON -- The Bayou City s housing market is booming.

Homes are flying off the market in 24 hours or less of them being listed, and Redfin has coined the real estate term flash sale to describe those sales.

There have been 188 flash sales in the past five months in Houston, according to Redfin.

Phoenix, Arizona leads the nation with 540 flash sales, followed by Chicago, Illinois with 261.

Rounding out the top five was Houston, closely followed by Dallas and Austin with 184 and 163 flash sales.

To see the rest of the cities that made the top 15 list, click here.

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