A sign is posted in front of a home that is for sale in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year. The moderating price increases could help support sales.Real estate data provider CoreLogic said Tuesday that prices rose 7.4 percent in July from July 2013. That was slightly below June's year-over-year increase of 7.5 percent and far below a recent peak of 11.9 percent in February.The smaller price gains should make homes more affordable. [Full Story]
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