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Home Prices Stepped up Gains in July
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Home prices nationally
increased year-over-year at a faster pace in July than they did in June
CoreLogic said on Tuesday. The company's
Home Price Index (HPI) which includes distressed properties rose 6.9 percent
from a year earlier and were up 1.7 percent month over month. June over June prices had increased by 6.5
percent although the monthly increase was also 1.7 percent.
Colorado was the only state with an
annual gain in double digits. Prices
there, including distressed sales, were up 10.4 percent. Washington followed with a 9.9 percent gain
along with Nevada (+9.1 percent), Hawaii (+8.9 percent) and Oregon (+8.8 percent).
Five other states had price growth that exceeded the national average, Florida,
New York, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Texas.
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