New York, NY, Oct. 29, 2013 -- The S&P Case-Shiller home price index rose 0.93% in August.
July's data was revised down to show a 0.6% rise.
Over the last year, home prices were up 12.82%, ahead of expectations for a 12.5% increase. That's the fastest pace since February 2006.
July's data was revised down to show a 12.31% rise in home prices.