Are we in a housing bubble? Not even close, experts say

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Home prices only increased from June to July by 0.6%, Lender Processing Services revealed Monday in its U.S. Home Price Index. web link However, from last year, July prices soared 8.7% above 2012 levels, the company said. The report is the result of a survey of July transactions from more than 18,500 U.S. ZIP codes. Last weeks housing data points to positive signs in the housing market.
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