U.S. home price gains rose 2.5% year over year in July to mark the 138th straight month of annual growth. The annual acceleration reflects six consecutive monthly gains, which drove prices about 5% higher compared to the February bottom, according to CoreLogic‘s Home Price Index.
“Annual home price growth regained momentum in July, which mostly reflects strong appreciation from earlier this year,” said Selma Hepp, chief economist for CoreLogic. “That said, high mortgage rates have slowed additional price surges, with monthly increases returning to regular seasonal averages. In other words, home prices details ⇒
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