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Home Price Growth Slows in December

In December, national home price appreciation continued, but at a slower pace than last month. Three metro areas, including San Francisco, Seattle and San Diego, experienced home price declines in December. The Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, reported by S&P Dow Jones Indices, rose at a seasonally adjusted annual growth rate of 3.2% in December, less than the 4.5%… Read More ›

Home Price Appreciation Unchanged in November

In November, national home prices rose at the same annual growth rate as in October. Three metro areas, including San Francisco, Seattle and San Diego, experienced home price declines in November, while home prices in Los Angeles were unchanged. The Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, reported by S&P Dow Jones Indices, rose at a seasonally adjusted annual growth rate… Read More ›

Home Price Appreciation Stepped Up in October

National home prices rose faster at a seasonally adjusted annual growth rate in October than in September. In October, Las Vegas reported the highest gain while two metro areas, San Francisco and Seattle, experienced home price declines. The Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, reported by S&P Dow Jones Indices, rose at a seasonally adjusted annual growth rate of 6.1%… Read More ›

Home Price Appreciation Slowed in September

In September, national home prices continued to rise but at a slower pace. Moreover, two metro areas experienced home price declines in September. The Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, reported by S&P Dow Jones Indices, rose at a seasonally adjusted annual growth rate of 4.6% in September, slower than the 6.9% increase in August. On a year-over-year basis, the… Read More ›

Home Price Growth Slowed in July

The S&P/Case-Shiller and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released their home price indices for July 2018. National home prices rose at the slowest annual growth rate since June 2014. Moreover, seven metro areas experienced home price declines in July. The Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, reported by S&P Dow Jones Indices, rose at a seasonally adjusted annual growth… Read More ›

Labor and Subcontractor Costs Outpacing Inflation, Raising Home Prices

Last Thursday’s post reported on the record share of single-family builders reporting shortages of labor and subcontractors.in the July survey for the NAHB/Well Fargo Housing Market Index. The same survey asked builders about the effects the shortages were having on their businesses.  The most widespread effects were causing builders to pay higher wages/subcontractor bids (reported by 84 percent of builders),… Read More ›

House Price Appreciation Slows in June

National home prices rose at a slower pace in June while local home price gains varied. Home prices in New York, Detroit and Chicago declined. The Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, reported by S&P Dow Jones Indices, rose at a seasonally adjusted annual growth rate of 3.8% in June, similar to the annual growth rate in May. It was… Read More ›

Home Price Appreciation Continues in May

National home price appreciation grew faster in May as eleven metro areas experienced an acceleration in price growth. Two metro areas, New York and Detroit, typically considered higher house price areas, recorded outright declines in house prices. The Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, released by S&P Dow Jones Indices, rose at a seasonally adjusted annual growth rate of 4.9%… Read More ›

Home Price Growth Slows

National home price appreciation rose at a slower pace in April as more than half of metro areas experienced a deceleration in price growth. However, since 2014, deceleration in price growth nationwide has been followed by a re-acceleration. Nevertheless, three metro areas, New York, San Francisco, and Washington D.C., typically considered higher house price areas, recorded outright declines in house… Read More ›

Home Price Appreciation Rose at a Slower Pace in March

National home price appreciation rose at a slower pace in March as most metro areas experienced a deceleration in price growth. S&P Dow Jones Indices released the Home Price Index for March. The Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index rose at a seasonally adjusted annual growth rate of 5.4% in March, slower than the 6.8% increase in February. The purchase-only… Read More ›