Listing prices continue to rise in August

Trulia reports largest yearly increase since downturn began

Asking prices for homes for sale on real estate search and marketing website Trulia were up 2.3 percent in August from a year ago, the largest year-over-year increase since the housing recession began.

A monthly report from Trulia covering for-sale and for-rent properties listed on the website through Aug. 31 showed asking prices posting annual gains in 68 of the 100 largest metro areas tracked.