Minneapolis still leads nation in home price declines

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

The Twin Cities housing market showed mixed signals in the latest report from Case-Shiller. Home prices increased by nearly 3 percent between April and May. Sixteen of 20 large U.S. cities also saw a monthly gain.

However, the Twin Cities continues to lead the index in year-over-year home price declines, falling off nearly 12 percent between May 2010 and May of this year. (Local realtor groups, using different methodologies, had reported a similar year-over-year decline of 11 percent for the period in question).

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Originally published: 07/26/2011, MPR News