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US Home Prices See Biggest Gain in 7 Yearsi
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June 25, 2013 11:01 PM
A new report confirms U.S. home prices are on the rise. Of 20 major cities in the Standard & Poor’s/Case Schiller home price index - 12 posted double digit gains in April, compared to last year. Industry experts say prices will continue to rise due to smaller inventories but some say tight lending standards and rising interest rates could put a damper on the housing recovery. Mil Arcega has more for VOA.

US Home Prices See Biggest Gain in 7 Years

Published June 25, 2013

A new report confirms U.S. home prices are on the rise. Of 20 major cities in the Standard & Poor’s/Case Schiller home price index - 12 posted double digit gains in April, compared to last year. Industry experts say prices will continue to rise due to smaller inventories but some say tight lending standards and rising interest rates could put a damper on the housing recovery. Mil Arcega has more for VOA.


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