Home prices up from May, especially in Northeast

Several New York, New Hampshire markets among top-performing metros

When it came to top states and metros for home price gains in May, the Northeast and upper Mid-Atlantic dominated the list. While overall U.S. home prices were up 1.1 percent from April to May, eight states in the two regions saw month-to-month upticks of 1.5 percent to 1.8 percent. Amongst all U.S. states, New York led the way with an overall gain in home prices of 1.8 percent.