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In November, the FHFA housing price index rose 0.1 percent for the month and 7.6 percent over the past 12 months. The November housing price purchase-only index change marks the twenty-second consecutive monthly increase. Regionally, monthly price changes ranged from a 0.5 percent increase in the West North and East North Central regions to a 1.4 percent decline in the East South Central. On an annual basis, all areas posted positive growth rates ranging from a 3.2 percent increase in the South Atlantic to a 15.4 percent increase in the Pacific. Overall, the index is back to early-2005 price levels.