What’s with home prices?

Another day, another analyst releases housing-price information. Who can keep track? Answer: The Wall Street Journal. Well, sort of.

Just as I got excited over someone having done my work for me collected all the housing data, I realized that — although it was published June 4, the data are from March. Three months is an eternity.

Here it is:

What’s happened since then? Well today Clear Capital said in its May Home Data Index that home prices rose both quarter to quarter and year to year — for the first time since August 2010.

So there may be more good news coming down the pike, or the Clear Capital report may be an outlier. We’ll see.

About Andrew Kantor

Andrew is VAR's editor and information manager, and -- lessee now -- a former reporter for the Roanoke Times, former technology columnist for USA Today, and a former magazine editor for a bunch of places. He hails from New York with stops in Connecticut, New Jersey, Cincinnati, Columbus, and Roanoke.
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