U.S. home prices continued to rise in June, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, but the increase fell short of analyst estimates. (Tweet this)
The 20-city index rose 5 percent year-over-year in June. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters had expected the index to increase to 5.1 percent. In May, the index increased 4.4 percent. The National Price index rose 4.5 percent in June.
Denver, San Francisco, and Dallas saw the biggest gains with price increases of 10.2 percent, 9.5 percent, and 8.2 percent, respectively. Denver is the only city with a double digit increase although Phoenix and Detroit had the longest streaks of year-over-year increases.
Eleven cities reported greater price increases in the year ending June 2015 than in the previous period.