Spring buying boosts home prices for 2nd month

A sale sign stands sentry outside an unsold new, single-family home. (David Zalubowski)

July 26, 2011 8:46:48 AM PDT
Home prices in major U.S. cities rose for the second straight month in May, propped up by an annual flurry of spring buyers. But after adjusting for such seasonal factors, prices fell in a majority of markets.