Fort Worth-Arlington home prices up 6 percent in August, report says
Fort Worth-Arlington home prices increased 6 percent in August from a year ago, a CoreLogic report shows.
The increase includes the sale of distressed properties.
When distress sales are excluded, home price in August rose 9.6 percent in August from a year ago, the report said.
On a month-over-month basis, home prices, including distressed sales, increased 0.8 percent in August over July, CoreLogic said.
Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased 12.4 percent on a year-over-year basis in August, the report said. The increase was the 18th consecutive month of year-over-year increases nationwide, the report said.
_ Sandra Baker