As expected home values according to SoCAL MLS reports are showing another increase in sales prices from April to May 2013.  The average sales price in May was $436,153, a small jump up from April of about $3,000.  It’s not a huge jump by any means but it is showing a continuing momentum in the upward direction for home values in Downey and surrounding areas.  We are now up approximately 16.2% in average home sales values for 2013.