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House Price Reports for February – Too Close To Call

Both S&P/Case-Shiller (CS) and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released monthly home price indexes for February today. The FHFA released data for the US and the 9 Census divisions, based strictly on February transactions. CS released data for their 10 and 20 city composites, and the component cities, based on three month averages including data from December through February…. Read More ›

Case-Shiller House Prices – A Tale of 20 Cities

The S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Indexes were released today with data through January for the 10 and 20 city composites (and component cities). The national index, which is calculated quarterly, and the Charlotte, NC metropolitan area, due to delays in data reporting, were not included in the release. The composites were both down 0.8 percent from December, according to the… Read More ›

Case-Shiller House Prices – Where You Live Matters

The S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index was released today with data through December. In addition to the monthly 10 and 20 city composites (and component cities), today’s release included the national index which is calculated quarterly. The national index and the two composites were down and the press release was gloomy with talk of new lows and possible further declines… Read More ›

House Prices Continue to Grow, with Modest Gains in the Third Quarter

House prices continued to improve in the third quarter, with both major indexes achieving modest gains. The Federal Housing Finance Agency’s purchase only house price index (HPI) rose 0.7% (NSA) and the Case-Shiller U.S. National HPI inched up 0.1% (NSA) from its second quarter level. While both indexes were lower than their third quarter 2010 level, the annual rates of… Read More ›

More Good News on House Prices — Case-Shiller House Price Index Continues to Improve in May

House prices continued to improve in May with Standard and Poor’s reporting the second consecutive monthly increase in both Case-Shiller composite house price indexes (HPIs) in May. The Case-Shiller Composite 20 (CS20) gained 1.1% (NSA) and the Composite 10 (CS10) was up 1.0%. This follows a 0.6% increase in both indexes in April, which was the first monthly increase since… Read More ›