Denver home prices rose again in February which was the 14th months of consecutive increase for Denver area homes according the latest S&P Case-Shiller Home Prices Index. Denver home prices increased 9.9% year over year, up from January’s 9.3%, December’s 8.5%, November’s 7.8% and October’s 6.9%. This was the largest increase since the recession and the rate of increase was slightly higher than the average for 20 large cities within the US. Case-Shiller price index for February stood at 133.9 which means the local home resale prices averaged 33.9% higher than they were in the benchmark month of January 2000. The highest index reading for Denver was 140.28 in August 2006.