Home Prices Rise In February, Beat Expectations

Home Prices Rise In February, Beat Expectations
(Undated) -- Home prices are up and slightly ahead of analysts' expectations for February. The S&P/Case-Shiller composite index of 20 metropolitan areas rose zero-point-eight percent for the month. Economists had predicted a rise of zero-point-seven percent in February. Home prices in the 20 cities jumped 12-point-nine percent year over year.