Tampa home prices see second highest rise over the past year most among major US metros

Metro Tampa home prices rose 4.9 percent in the past year, the second-highest among major U.S. cities, the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index reported. Phoenix retained the top spot for the fifth consecutive month with a 5.8 percent year-over-year gain. The Southeast region was also strong, as Tampa, Charlotte, North Carolina and Atlanta all rose by more than 4 percent. Atlanta's home prices were up 4.2 percent year-over-year, and Charlotte's 4.8 percent. Miami saw a year-over-year gain of 3.3…Original Article