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.