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Home prices rise in half of U.S. cities, including Twin Cities

A new survey could mean home prices are starting to stabilize in some parts of the country. Prices also increased -- ever so slightly -- in our own metro from July to August.
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A new survey could mean home prices are starting to stabilize in some parts of the country. Prices also increased -- ever so slightly -- in our own metro from July to August.

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