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National home prices aren’t exactly soaring. But for two months in a row, they’ve made marginal increases, according to a report by Integrated Asset Services LLC.(via a Business Journal paper.)

In April, there was a “fractional” month-to-month gain. But prices have bumped up 1.6 percent from April to May. Of course, we’re not talking about year-to-year prices here, which are down more than 10 percent.

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