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Case Shiller data showed the first annual increase in June while other data series show a continued 4 to 5 months of annual increases.
NAR data for July show the typical end of summer slowdown as prices dipped somewhat from June.
New home prices continue to fluctuate greatly due to low levels of construction and purchase activity; presently new home prices show some weakness.