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Daily market update: Sept. 22, 2015

Our daily summary of market news, updated regularly with new tidbits

We'll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back to read the latest. Federal Housing Finance Agency's July 2015 House Price Index report: Home prices in July were up 0.6 percent month-over-month. Year-over-year, July home prices were up 5.8 percent. The overall index is 1.1 percent below the March 2006 peak, at roughly the same level as the November 2006 index.   Zillow's August real estate market reports: The U.S. housing market is leveling off. It's appreciating 3.3 percent from a year ago to a Zillow Home Value Index of $180,800. Before the 2008 crash, 21.2 percent of homes (on average) were decreasing in value. Today's percentage of average homes decreasing in value: 27.9 percent. In Baltimore, 48.1 percent of homes decreased in value during the past year. Weekly mortgage rates: Powered by MortgageCalculator.org Powered by MortgageCalculator.org We'll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back t...