The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index showed that average local home prices slipped 1.2 percent in January from December, after falling 0.5 percent in December. Since last September, when home prices turned in their best performance dating back to late 2009, home prices have declined 3.4 percent. Still up 10.8% compared to a year ago.

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