National home price appreciation slowed for the fifth straight month in May, continuing a trend that's expected to continue into the summer selling season, according to Clear Capital's Home Data Index Market Report.

National home prices increased 0.9% on a rolling quarterly basis and 9.2% from a year ago in the month of May, the Clear Capital report says. That compares to increases of 0.9% quarterly and 9.7% year-over-year in April. In January, prices rose 1.2% during the rolling quarter and 10.8% annually.

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