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House Prices Continue Their Ascent

Nationally, house prices continued to rise in February, contributing to the overall recovery in U.S. house prices. According to the most recent release by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. house prices rose by 0.7% on a month-over-month seasonally adjusted basis in February. This is the thirteenth consecutive monthly increase for the House Price Index – Purchase Only. Over this… Read More ›

U.S. House Prices Climb, But Remain Below Their Pre-Recession Peak

Nationally, house prices continued to rise in the first month of 2013, contributing to the overall recovery in U.S. house prices. According to the most recent release by the Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. house prices rose by 0.6% on a month-over-month seasonally adjusted basis in January. This is the twelfth consecutive monthly increase for the index. Over this twelve… Read More ›

Case-Shiller and FHFA House Price Indexes – 2012 Closes With Solid Gains

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and S&P/Case-Shiller (CS) released home price indexes for the end of 2012 today. The monthly FHFA national indexes were up 0.6% for the month (December over November, seasonally adjusted), 1.4% for the quarter (average fourth quarter months over average third quarter months, seasonally adjusted) and 5.9% for the year (December 2012 over December 2011,… Read More ›

FHFA House Price Indexes – Progress In 2012

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released monthly home price indexes for October today. The national house price index increased 0.5% from the September level on a seasonally adjusted basis. The index is now 5.6% higher than its low point in March 2011. Most of the gain occurred in 2012. Among the nine Census divisions, seven posted gains for the… Read More ›

FHFA House Price Indexes – Additional Gains In Most Areas

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released monthly home price indexes for August today. House prices nationally increased 0.7% from July levels on a seasonally adjusted basis. This brings the cumulative gain for 2012 to 4.6% after being essentially flat through 2011. Around the country, six of the nine Census divisions posted modest gains in August from July, ranging from… Read More ›

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 ›