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Signs of US housing recovery

28 August 2012 Last updated at 12:55 BST

Recent housing data has indicated that the years of falling property prices in the US may finally be over.

A key measure of the health of the housing market comes out later and for the first time in a long time, hopes are rising that the Case-Shiller Home Price Index will confirm what appears to be the first signs of a recovery.

Samira Hussain reports.