Asking prices posted their largest year-over-year increase since the beginning of the housing slump, a new report shows.
More home owners are finding equity once again in their homes, according to the September Housing Scorecard from the Obama administration.
Home prices rose in August by their largest amount since July 2006, CoreLogic reports in its August Home Price Index, which includes distressed sales.
Despite recent progress, home prices still have a long way to go to return to the peaks they reached during the housing boom, the analytics firm Fiserv reports.
As inventory remains at record lows, prices of new homes jumped a record-breaking 11.2 percent in August, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Wednesday.
After reaching a two-year peak, pending home sales fell in August but are at elevated levels compared with a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors®.
NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about pending home sales, which fell in August but are at elevated levels compared with a year ago.
More housing reports were released on Tuesday showing home prices on the rise throughout the country.
In the past 25 years, the mobility rate in America has steadily declined. Last year only 12 percent of the population moved, a troubling economic indicator.
There was a 37 percent drop in fatal workplace injuries in real estate last year, new data shows.