Housing Price Index Rises
Single-family home prices in the U.S. rose in August, the latest sign that the housing market is on the mend. The Standard & Poor’s Case Shiller composite index of 20 metro areas gained 0.9%, in line with economists’ forecasts. This was the seventh straight month of increases, extending the longest continuous string of gains since home prices rose as a result of a home buyer tax credit in 2009 and 2010.
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