San Diego housing prices continue to rise

San Diego housing prices continue to rise

Home prices in San Diego County continue to rise, but the pace is slowing.

The S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index showed Tuesday that from July to August, prices grew 1.8 percent, which is down from 2 percent from June to July, and 2.8 percent from May to June.

Still, over the past 12 months San Diego County home prices have jumped the most in more than eight years. Prices rose 21.5 percent from August 2012 to August 2013, trailing just three cities in Case-Shiller’s 20-city index. San Diego beat the national average of 12.8 percent.

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