U.S. cities’ home prices up, says Standard & Poor’s by Sharon Hill in Real Estate 09 Nov 2009 Standard & Poor/Case Shiller Home Price index, just released for August 2009, indicated that major U.S. metro areas, with few exceptions, saw home prices rise slightly in August. The exceptions were Cleveland, Charlotte and Las Vegas. The gains f This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Sharon Hill Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.