Concerns over potential housing bubble in the US
28 May 2013 Last updated at 09:33 BST
The crash in the US housing market back in 2008 led to one of the biggest worldwide recessions.
The market's recovery is being closely watched, and is seen as a key factor in overall global economic health. Although the signs are improving, there is also evidence of a potential bubble.
The BBC's Samira Hussain reports from Brooklyn, New York, one area where home prices are soaring.