Morning Minute: U.S. housing prices rise again in May, CoreLogic finds

U.S. home prices were up 1.8 percent in May compared to the month before, marking the third straight month of increases, according to CoreLogic’s latest price index. At the same time, home prices were 2 percent higher than a year ago. HousingWire has the details.

In other news:

Thinking of buying a home? Find four reasons why the current market is on your side in this Forbes column.

David Stevens to stay as chief executive of the Mortgage Bankers Association. (Wall Street Journal)

 

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About Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie Sievers is Senior Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Senior Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.