Article from the Lexington Herald -National News...from CoreLogic Research Firm

Home prices increased 6.3 percent in October 2012 fom a year ago, the biggest year over year gain since 2006.....It goes on to say October marked the eighth straight month of year over year price increases and added to recent evidence of growing strength in the housing market..  They also reported on Monday, December 3rd that foreclosures were down 17 percent in October from a year earlier..."The housing recovery that started earlier in 2012 continues to gain momentum," said Mark Fleming, CoreLogic's chief economist.  "The recovery is geographically broad-based with almost all markets experiencing some appreciation."