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FHFA House Price Indexes – Broad Based Increases

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released house price index results for the second quarter of 2012 today. House prices increased in most parts of the country, both on a quarterly and annual basis, and are at or above pre-boom trend levels in almost three quarters of the states. Today’s release includes monthly house price indexes for the US and… Read More ›

FHFA House Price Indexes – US, State and Metro Area Data

This month’s release from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) includes monthly house price indexes for the US and the 9 Census divisions for March, and quarterly house price indexes for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and metropolitan statistical areas for the first quarter of 2012. The national FHFA purchase-only seasonally adjusted index shows house prices up 1.8… Read More ›

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 ›

FHFA Home Price Movement Mixed in January

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released monthly home price indexes for the US and the 9 Census divisions for January. Home prices for the US overall were essentially flat, with no change from December on a seasonally adjusted basis, and a 0.5 percent decline unadjusted. Prices are down slightly, 0.7 percent since last January, both adjusted and unadjusted. The… Read More ›

FHFA Shows Home Price Improvement Broadly Distributed Geographically

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released monthly home price indexes for the US and the 9 Census divisions for December, and quarterly home price indexes for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and metropolitan statistical areas for the fourth quarter of 2011. The extensive geographic coverage provided by FHFA is a huge improvement over other house price indicators,… Read More ›

FHFA Shows Modest Home Price Improvement in November

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released monthly home price indexes for the US and the 9 Census divisions for November. Home prices for the US overall increased by 1.0 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis, while 8 of the 9 Census divisions had increases, ranging from 0.2 to 2.0 percent. Home prices in the Middle Atlantic division declined by… 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 ›