I do not work that market, however I can tell a few things that you might want to check out.
Home values are driven by a couple of key things:
1. School test scores. There are even differences within school districts, meaning that you can have a school district, and if a cluster of schools are have higher test scores, home values will reflect that.
2. City services - particularly police. Crime statistics affect home values,
3. City administration - The way a city manages building permits, zoning permits, affects the quality of the housing stock. For example, are set backs (the distance from the street edge to the front of the house), generally the deeper the set back the higher the value. Also, fencing. Some cities prohibit fences in the front yard. Other cities have no code and you can drive along blocks where you have very little set back and chain link fences.
If you are considering purchasing a home I recommend working with a Realtor that is familiar with the area you are considering. Realtors track local market conditions, and know market values. When looking for a home, a good Realtor can save you time, money, and stress.