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Can home prices record 23 months of increases?

Prices increase 11% in December: CoreLogic
February 4, 2014
Home prices recorded the 22nd consecutive monthly year-over-year increase in home prices nationally and grew 11% in December 2013 compared to a year ago.
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LPS: Home price increases slowed in October

No state saw increases higher than a full percentage point
December 27, 2013
October was a slow month for home price growth, with no state seeing an increase of more than a full percentage point and the Lender Processing Services Home Price Index only showing marginal growth from September.
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Housing market reports reveal a mixed bag of results

Home prices, building permits increase as mortgage rates dip
November 26, 2013
The housing market digested several key housing reports this week, all of which showed gains and losses across the board.
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CoreLogic: Home prices jump 12% in September

HPI at highest level since May 2008
November 5, 2013
Home prices continued to climb and increased 12% in September 2013 compared to a year prior, marking the 19th consecutive month of year-over-year gains.
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Home prices hit 19-month stride

Appreciation is a boon for consumer confidence and distressed borrowers
October 23, 2013
Housing is continually gaining momentum with home prices rising for the 19th consecutive month in August.
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Housing begins to see signs of normalcy, but will it last?

Industry experts react to pricing reports
September 24, 2013
Several reports were released Tuesday that implied continued success for home prices in the U.S. — a sure sign that the housing market is back on its feet. The Federal Housing Administration home price index and the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller HPI, both came out with relatively positive data.
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Experts: We are not in a housing bubble

Soft home prices equal a healthier market
September 23, 2013
While some might pull out of housing at the sight of the the slowdown in home prices, many market experts are cautioning borrowers to not slam on the brakes just yet.
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Denver home prices rise 11.1% in July

September 4, 2013
Denver posted solid gains during the city's own housing recovery, with the home price index for the area rising 11.1% in July when compared to prices recorded a year ago.
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US home prices feed off recovery momentum

Rising rates, tight inventory fail to curb appreciation
August 26, 2013
Every one of the 20 largest states experienced rising home prices from May to June with values climbing 1.2%, Lender Processing Services revealed Monday in its U.S. Home Price Index.
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Home price appreciation in hardest-hit states picks up

Adjusting from unusual lows
August 22, 2013
Home price appreciation picked up in some of the hardest-hit states, recovering from steep troughs reached during the housing market meltdown. Now the market is adjusting to a new set of standards and these areas of the country are reaping the benefits.
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