Housing markets in the western part of the US remain hot. Data released Tuesday by the brokerage firm Zillow showed that eight of the 10 hottest US markets are located west of the Mississippi River, including five in California.

«The overall recovery has been more robust in many coastal markets, especially on the West Coast, with fast home value appreciation, strong job growth, and solid income gains,» Zillow’s chief economist, Dr. Svenja Gudell, said. «Many of these markets are also experiencing above-average housing demand coupled with limited inventory, putting sellers in the driver’s seat.»

Here’s a look at the 10 hottest housing markets in the US, taking into account days on the market and percentage of houses with price cuts.