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Home prices rise 12.4 pct., most in 7.5 years

WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices rose 12.4 percent in July compared with a year ago, the most since February 2006. An increase in sales on a limited supply of available homes drove the gains. The Standard &Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price ...

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Home prices rose in July in 20 major U.S. cities

WASHINGTON — Home prices kept rising in July across the United States, buoyed by greater sales and fewer foreclosures. National home prices increased 1.2 percent in July, compared to the same month last year, according to the Standard & Poor’s/Case ...

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Home prices rise in most major U.S. cities

WASHINGTON — Home prices rose in March from February in most major U.S. cities for the first time in seven months. The increase is the latest evidence of a slow recovery taking shape in the housing market. The Standard & ...

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Home prices fell in December in most U.S. cities

WASHINGTON — Home prices fell in December for a fourth straight month in most major U.S. cities, as modest sales gains in the depressed housing market have yet to lift prices. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home-price index shows prices dropped ...

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Realities of Real Estate: The health of the market; looking back and going forward (access required)

Every so often we look at the overall performance of the real estate markets, and based on what the numbers tell us, try to glean a glimpse of what the future might hold. As with many things, the beginning of ...

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Realities of Real Estate: The herding effect in home sales (access required)

As a well polished Realtor, you’d never suspect that Donna used to be a cowgirl. Along with her five sisters and one brother they worked a cattle ranch in southern Idaho. I don’t know how many acres the ranch is. ...

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Home prices hit post-bust lows in most big cities

WASHINGTON — Home prices in a majority of major U.S. cities tracked by a private trade group have fallen to their lowest levels since the housing bubble burst. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller index fell in December from November in all ...

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Case-Shiller index home prices falling faster in biggest U.S. cities

NEW YORK — Home prices are dropping in the nation’s largest cities and are expected to keep falling next year, as fewer people purchase homes and millions of foreclosures come on to the market. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home ...

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