You have to take a little good news anywhere you can find it.
Metro Atlanta home prices continued a mild rebound in July, according to a widely watched national index. But they still remain well below year-ago levels, AJC reporter Michelle Shaw writes.
Prices in the region rose 2 percent from June to July, the second straight month of improvement in the S&P Case-Shiller Index.
Year-over-year average prices were still down 12 percent in July, Shaw reports.
Nationally the 20-city index was up 1 percent from June, with Atlanta and 17 other cities posting gains. Only Las Vegas and Seattle fell.
But the national index was still down 13.3 percent from July 2008.
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