Home Prices Heat Up As Interest Rates Fall

Real Estate

     *Corelogic, the real estate data and analytics company, predicts that annual gains in home prices could hit close to 5 percent by 2020, thanks to falling interest rates.
     *Last spring, home values were seeing an annual gain nationally of around 7 percent. The latest read for February of this year puts that gain at 4 percent, according to CoreLogic.
     *"A strong buying season could lead to a pickup in home-price growth later this year," said Frank Nothaft, chief economist at CoreLogic.

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