Rising mortgage rates appear to be finally hitting the once-hot housing market. After a year of steadily rising prices, home values in Greater Boston fell a bare 0.2 percent in June, according to the monthly S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices released Tuesday; nationally home values rose 0.9 percent. Meanwhile, the current rate for a long term mortgage--4.6 percent-- is more than 1 percentage point higher than it was just .a few months ago Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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