The outlook is brightening for the Real Estate market. The trend of positive news continued this week with the release of new data from the Case-Shiller index as well as CoreLogic and other outlets. According to the data from CoreLogic, home prices showed a five-month increase in both monthly and year-over-year prices. In fact, of the 100 cities surveyed by CoreLogic only 23 cities showed year-over-year declines in July, which was down even from June.The Case-Shiller index reported that 16 of the 20 cities measured, and both indices as a whole showed gains; representing its first annual increase in two years. For more information see the AP report from Yahoo News here.