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U.S. Home Prices Continue To Climb In Nov.

U.S. single-family home prices rose in November, building on a string of gains that point to a housing market that is on the mend, data from the closely watched S&P/Case-Shiller Index showed on Tuesday. Prices in the 20 cities rose 5.5 percent year over year.

U.S. Home Prices Rise in October From a Year Ago

US home prices rose in most major cities in October compared with a year ago, pushed up by rising sales and a decline in the supply of available homes. Higher prices show the housing market is improving even as it moves into the more dormant fall and winter sales period.

Home Prices Increase in Most Major U.S. Cities

Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller reported Tuesday that its 20-city index of home prices rose 3 percent in September compared with the same month last year. Prices also gained 3.6 percent in the July-September quarter compared with the same quarter in 2011.

Home Prices Dropped in November in Most US Cities

U.S. home prices fell for a third straight month in nearly all cities tracked by a major index. The declines show that most homeowners are not reaping the benefits from some signs of an improving housing market. Prices dropped in November from October in 19 of the 20 cities tracked, according to the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller home-price index released Tuesday.

Survey: Home Prices Up in Half of Major US Cities

Home prices rose in August in half of major cities measured by a private survey, a sign that prices are stabilizing in some hard-hit portions of the country. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller index showed Tuesday that prices increased in August from July in 10 of the 20 cities tracked.

Is It Finally the Right Time to Buy a House Again?

The real estate market has endured a few years of painful price drops, and home values may have a bit further to fall. But independent experts say the bottom is very close. With prices in many areas at 2002 levels, and mortgage rates at 5%, this may be the moment for you to buy a home.

Prospective Homebuyers: Time Is on Your Side

The latest reports on home sales and prices offer a complicated and conflicted picture. But when the data are taken together, one thing is clear: Weighing risk and reward, it's worth waiting a few months to see which way the real estate winds are really blowing.

October's Home-Price Drop Has 'No Good News'

The U.S. housing sector got another dose of sobering news Tuesday, as home prices in 20 major cities fell a worse-than-expected 1.3% in October from September. The S&P Case-Shiller index has now dropped for four straight months.

Case-Shiller August Home Price Data Disappoints

According to Case-Shiller data, home prices in the U.S. fell from July to August as the impact of the federal home buyer tax credit program waned. Prices rose on a year-over-year basis, but less than expected.

Home Prices Rose Better than Forecast 0.6%

Home prices in 20 major U.S. cities rose a better than expected 0.6% in July compared to June, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price survey. However, year-over-year gains slowed to a 3.2% increase in July, from 4.2% in June, which suggests a slowdown in the nation's economic recovery.

Home Prices Up in June: Is the Market Stabilizing?

Home prices in 20 major U.S. cities rose a better-than-expected 1% in June from May, according to the Case-Shiller index. But the home buyer tax credit probably helped lift June's data, while home sales in July have tumbled.

Home Prices Better Than Expected in May

Home prices in 20 major U.S. cities rose a better-than-expected 0.5% in May, Case-Shiller said Tuesday. However, the report cautioned that the home buyers tax credit likely boosted sales, and analysts are waiting to see if organic market demand holds up now that the credit program is over.

U.S. Home Prices Rose Faster Than Expected in April

The U.S. housing sector improved a bit more than expected in April, as home prices in 20 major cities rose 3.8% on a year-over-year basis, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller survey. But is rising housing demand real, or was it a temporary surge from the now-expired home buyer tax credit?

Case-Shiller Index: Home Prices Slide in March

U.S. home prices dipped again in March, Case-Shiller said, providing further evidence that although conditions have improved from a year ago, the housing sector is still a long way from being healthy.

U.S. Home Prices Dipped 0.1% in February

The 0.1% drop in February home prices reflects February prices on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price survey. Year-over-year prices rose 0.6%. Says S&P's David Blitzer: "It is too early to say that the housing market is recovering."

Home prices drop a record 19 percent

Yet another devastating data point for the U.S. housing sector.

Home prices in 20 U.S. cities declined at the fastest annual pace ever in January --...