U.S. home prices rose at a healthy pace in December.
Home prices jumped 9.7 percent in January from a year before and are on track for similar increases for February, market watcher CoreLogic said.
The gain marks the biggest year-over-year increase in almost seven years and the 11th consecutive monthly increase.
The increases, led by Western states, were broad. Only Delaware and Illinois experienced year-over-year price declines, down 0.1 percent and 0.4 percent, respectively, CoreLogic said. ...