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Case-Shiller: Home Price Growth Slower in November

Case-Shiller Home Price Index reports for November indicate that home price growth continues to slow. The 20-City Home Price Index dropped by 0.20 percent to November's reading of 4.30 percent year-over-year.  The five cities with highest year-over-year home price growth rates in November were: San Francisco, California 8.90% Miami, Florida 8.60% Las Vegas, Nevada and Dallas, Texas 7.70% Denver, Colorado 7.50% The five cities with the lowest year-over-year growth in home prices were: Cleveland, Ohio 0.60% Washington, DC 1.90% New York, New York and Minneapolis, Minnesota 1.50% Chicago, Illinois 2.00% There were no instances of year-over-year depreciation in home prices…
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Case-Shiller Home Prices: Price Growth Slows in September

According to the Case-Shiller National Home Price Index, annual home price growth slipped to a seasonally-adjusted rate of 4.80 percent in September. This was 0.30 percent lower than August's year-over-year reading of 5.10 percent. Cities posting the highest year-over-year gains in home prices were Miami, Florida 10.30 percent, Las Vegas, NV with a gain of 9.10 percent, San Francisco, California posted a gain of 7.90 percent, Dallas home prices gained 7.40 percent and home prices increased by 6.70 percent in Portland, Oregon. David M. Blitzer, chairman of the S&P Dow Jones Index Committee, said that Florida and the Southeastern region…
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The 7 Most Unaffordable Cities for Real Estate in the USA (And 3 Affordable Gems!)

As prices continue to rise across the board with everything from food to gas, it's no wonder that real estate prices are high in many cities across the USA. While this is the case for a large number of cities, there are also certain areas in which prices are decidedly low. Here's a small look at the most affordable and unaffordable cities within America. The Seven Most Unaffordable Cities Oakland, CA - Though Los Angeles and San Francisco are 2 California cities that may first come to mind, Oakland is also highly expensive when it comes to real estate, with…
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