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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 ›

Home Price Appreciation Continued in February

In February, national home price appreciation continued, but at a slower pace than last month. Meanwhile, among all 20 metro areas which are covered by under the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, only Washington DC recorded growth that lagged the nationwide rate of appreciation. The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices released for February 2018 indicated that home prices nationwide, the National Home… Read More ›

Home Price Appreciation Continued in January

In the first month of 2018, national home price appreciation continued, but at a slower pace than in December 2017. Meanwhile, more than half of the 20 metro areas had higher home price appreciation than the national level. S&P Dow Jones Indices released the Home Price Index for the first month of 2018. The Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index… Read More ›

Home Prices Rose in December

National home price appreciation continued in December, while local home prices grew at different rates. All of the 20 metro areas had positive annual growth rates in the last month of 2017. S&P Dow Jones Indices released the Home Price Index for December 2017. The Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index rose at a seasonally adjusted annual growth rate of… Read More ›

House Prices Ten Years After the Peak

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller (CS) US Home Price Indices for December were released today. The national index reached a new high for the month of December and the fourth quarter, but trailed slightly in 2016 overall. The annual average in 2006 was 183.45, slightly ahead of 181.34 in 2016. The annual pace of house price appreciation reaccelerated to 5.2% in… Read More ›

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