House Prices Rise in November

Washington, DC, Jan. 25, 2012 -- U.S. home prices rose 1% in November, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said Wednesday.

Compared to a year ago, prices are down 1.8%, and are 18.8% below a peak set in April 2007, according to the agency.

For October the index was downwardly revised to a 0.7% decrease from a prior estimate of a 0.2% decline.