Home prices adult in Feb by many in 7 years

A home for sale in Mt. Lebanon, Pa., in Mar 2013.(Photo: Gene J. Puskar, AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices jumped in Feb by a largest volume in 7 years, justification that a housing liberation strengthened forward of a all-important spring-buying season. Home prices rose 10.2% in Feb compared with a year earlier, CoreLogic, […]

Home prices rising, though troubles for housing marketplace not over, check says

Home prices notched their biggest year-over-year gains given before a recession. But parsimonious credit and ‘under water’ mortgages constrain a market, a Christian Science Monitor check finds. By Mark Trumbull, Staff writer / April 3, 2013 A sale tentative pointer in a front yard of a home in Mt. Lebanon, Pa., final month. Home prices in […]

New guide Urbanist covers local dining and shopping in Pittsburgh

When Michael McAllister visited San Diego a while back, a free guide in his hotel caught his eye — Urbanist, which aimed to promote “urban adventure and discovery” by highlighting the city’s dining, shopping, nightlife and art scene. “I was excited by the product,” Mr. McAllister said of the slick fold-out, full-color publication that started […]