Home Prices: Strongest Gain Since 2006

(CNN) — There’s another encouraging sign from the housing market. U.S. home prices posted their strongest gains since 2006 in the first quarter of the year. Prices were up 10.2 percent, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Index. The co-founder of the index cautions that the strong gains over the past year may be a bit of … Continue reading »

A Brush with Kindness Project

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Habitat for Humanity volunteers are used to building a home from the ground up, but the project called A Brush with Kindness is a little different. Instead of constructing full homes, volunteers make improvements to homes to help out the veteran, senior or disabled homeowner. Wednesday the nonprofit group got help from … Continue reading »