Average prices rose 3.2% in August, according to the Case-Shiller National Home Price NSA Index, released Tuesday
The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller US National Home Price NSA Index rose 3.2%, but gains were modest in top cities
Latest figures from Case-Shiller show home prices going up at the same annual rate for 2 months, but sales have declined as the affordability crisis takes its toll
Seattle, Las Vegas and San Francisco continue to experience year-over-year price gains of more than 10%
And they 'continue to rise three times faster than the rate of inflation'