Sales Slip, Listings Plummet, but Home Prices Keep Rising as 2012 Concludes; Inventory Growth Key to 2013 Performance

Home prices, sales, and listings all fell between November and December as the housing market weathered the usually-slow holiday season with a smaller dip in prices than the same time a year ago. Listings continued to drop, falling to a level 33 percent below December 2011 and 44 percent below December 2010. Read More