Northwest markets lead national home price increases, S&P reports

  • According to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, national home prices increased 5.1 percent annually in June.
  • Portland, Seattle and Denver were the top three markets for year-over-year gains.
  • Chicago posted one of the highest monthly lifts between May and June, at 1.1 percent.
  • Sales of new single-family homes in July reached the highest volume since November 2007.

National home price boosted annually in June at 5.1 percent – the same increase posted in May – according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Indices.