Listing prices continue to rise in August

Trulia reports largest yearly increase since downturn began

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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.