October home prices up 6.2 percent in year's time

Posted: December 27, 2017 at 2:03 a.m.

A construction worker checks panels on a town home being built in Woodstock, Ga., in the spring. House prices in October were 6.2 percent higher than last year, the Standard & Poor’s CoreLogic Case-Shiller data showed Tuesday.

U.S. home prices climbed a robust 6.2 percent in October from a year ago as demand from would-be buyers grew and the supply of properties for sale continued to shrink.

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