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The year 2012 might be remembered as the year the housing market finally turned around. Home prices for the year are expected to rise about 6 percent, but foreclosures remain a problem in some areas, though less so than in recent years. Looking ahead, interest rates are expected to remain low, meaning borrowing costs to buy a house will also remain low. Weekend Edition Sunday guest host Linda Wertheimer talks with NPR’s Yuki Noguchi.