Home Prices Climb as Brexit, Fall Elections Loom

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Both S&P/Case-Shiller and Black Knight Financial Services report that home prices continued to rise in April. Their numbers, while covering different universes and utilizing different methodology, came in at fairly similar levels. The Case-Shiller National Home Price Index rose 5.0 percent on an annual basis in April, a slightly slower rate of appreciation than in March when the gain was 5.1 percent. The 10-City Composite Index posted a 4.7 percent annual increase, and the 20-City rose 5.4 percent. Both city indices echoed the National Index, with their gains slowing by 0.1 percentage point from March. Nine of the 20 cities reported greater price increases for the year ended in April than they had for the year ended in March. Once again the highest rates of year-over-year price gains were…(read more)

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