WASHINGTON -- U.S. home prices jumped 10.9 percent in March compared with a year ago, the most since April 2006. A growing number of buyers are bidding on a tight supply of homes, driving prices higher and helping the housing market recover.
The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller home price index released Monday also showed that all 20 cities measured posted annual gains for the third straight month.
And prices rose in 15 cities in March from February. That's up from only 11 in the previous month.
Annual prices rose in Phoenix by 22.5 percent, the biggest gain among cities. It was followed by San Francisco (22.2 percent) and Las Vegas (20.6 percent).
New York City had the smallest annual increase, at 2.6 percent. It was followed by Cleveland with 34.8 percent.
The 2013 hurricane season is here, and it runs from June 1st through November 30th. Making a hurricane plan ahead of time and stocking up on vital supplies will go a long way toward helping you and your loved ones stay safe in the event of a storm.
More than 1.75 million people are within one of Miami-Dade County's five Storm Surge Planning Zones. Miami-Dade County, in partnership with Florida International University, has created the Storm Surge Simulator, which combines historical data and modern day technology to illustrate what storm surge could mean to you and your home.
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Hurricane season officially begins on June 1, so you should already know what you need to get prepared -- and the County can help!
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Urban Beach Week Protest "Don't Believe the Hype"
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