Alliant Home Advisor
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Home prices barometer

U.S. home sale prices in October continue a 32-month trend in year-over-year increases, with October 2014 prices showing an increase of 6.1% nationwide compared to October 2013, according to the CoreLogic Home Price Index. All 50 states show a year-over-year home price increase, and foreclosure inventory is down 26.4% nationally during the same period.

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Preparing your home for winter

Now that it’s almost November, it’s time to get serious about preparing your home for the winter weather that is to come. We review a few steps you should take in the coming weeks to protect your home from winter damage and ensure that you and your family stay snug and warm until spring.

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Home prices barometer

U.S. home sale prices in August continue a 30-month trend in year-over-year increases, with August 2014 prices showing an increase of 6.4% nationwide compared to August of 2013, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index.

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Home prices barometer, August 2014

Nationwide, U.S. home sale prices increased by 9.3% in May 2014 compared to May 2013. From April 2014 to May 2014, the price of sold homes rose by 1.1% while the overall number of homes for sale also increased. Since bottoming out in March of 2012, the Case-Shiller Index, which measures markets including approximately half of American homes, has risen 27.3%.

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