Home prices nationwide jumped by 11.3% in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, according to an analysis released Tuesday by CoreLogic, a financial data firm.

The company's Case-Shiller Indexes showed that the increase was driven by rapid appreciation in Western states. Prices in Las Vegas increased by 26% on a year-over-year basis. Prices in Riverside and Oakland, Calif., were up 24% and 23%, respectively.

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