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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 ›

High End New Homes

In 2015, a total of 1,762 homes were started for sale with a price of $1 million or more according to the Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction. New homes started for sale with a price of $ 1 million or more decreased as a share in absolute number in 2015. That number was significantly lower than in 2013 (3,347 homes) and… Read More ›

Home Prices in June – Upward Trend

The Case-Shiller (CS) National Home Price Index, reported by S&P Dow Jones Indices, continued its upward trend in June. The index rose at a 2.5% seasonally adjusted annual pace, faster than the 1.6% in May. House prices declined at the fastest pace in late 2008 as the housing bust approached its trough. Most of the time between 2007 and 2011,… Read More ›

New House Price Data Show Why Costs Are a Problem

New data released by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development provide strong evidence that the costs of producing new housing are making it difficult to impossible to build homes for a significant part of the U.S. housing market. At the beginning of June, the Census Bureau traditionally releases data about the Characteristics of New… Read More ›

Home Prices in January – Approaching Long-Term Trend

S&P Dow Jones Indices reported that the Case-Shiller (CS) National Home Price Index slowed to a 6.4% seasonally adjusted annual growth rate in January, from 8.8% in December. The Home Price Index from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) rose at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 6.7% in January, following 5.7% in December. Surging sales of existing homes as… Read More ›

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