Home prices rise 6.2 percent annually through August

  • Home prices across the country rose 6.2 percent year-over-year in August.
  • Connecticut was the only state to experience negative growth in August.
  • Florida and New York were the only states on the eastern seaboard to achieve home price growth higher than the national average.

A new CoreLogic report shows U.S. home prices continuing their upward trajectory through summer and into autumn this year. Home prices increased 6.2 percent year-over-year in August, which was supported by 1.1 percent growth from the previous month.