Real estate 'double dips' in Q1

Case-Shiller: year-over-year price declines in 19 of 20 metros

U.S. home prices hit their lowest level since the beginning of the recession, according to the latest Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller National Home Price Index released today.

Home prices nationwide fell 5.1 percent in the first quarter compared to first-quarter 2010, back to where they were in mid-2002.