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House Price Growth: Dallas (NOT Phoenix) Leads the Way

Following 19 consecutive months of year-over-year declines, house prices registered their twelfth consecutive year-over-year increase in May. Over this twelve month period, the S&P/Case-Shiller House Price Index – 20 City Composite grew by 12.2% on a not seasonally adjusted basis while the 10 City Composite rose by 11.8%. House prices in Phoenix registered their 9th consecutive month of year-over-year returns… Read More ›

House Prices Move Higher

Nationally, house prices continued to rise in April, 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 April. This is the fifteenth consecutive monthly increase for the House Price Index – Purchase Only. Since January… Read More ›

House Prices Continue Upward “March”

Standard and Poor’s reported that house prices rose in March. According to the most recent release, the S&P/Case-Shiller House Price Index – National Index grew by 10.2% on a year-over-year not seasonally adjusted basis. Following 19 consecutive months of year-over-year declines, house prices registered their tenth consecutive year-over-year increase in March. House price growth in Phoenix had the largest annual… Read More ›

House Prices Continue to Rebound

Nationally, house prices continued to rise in March, contributing to the overall recovery currently underway in U.S. house prices. According to the most recent release by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), U.S. house prices rose by 1.3% on a month-over-month seasonally adjusted basis in March and 1.9% on quarter-over-quarter basis. This is the fourteenth consecutive monthly rise and the… Read More ›

House Price Growth Is Accelerating

Standard and Poor’s reported that house prices rose in February. According to the most recent release, the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index – 20 City Composite grew by 9.3% on a year-over-year not seasonally adjusted basis. Following 20 consecutive months of year-over-year declines, house prices registered their ninth consecutive year-over-year increase in February. Year-over-year house price growth has been generally widespread…. Read More ›

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 ›

House Price Increases Widespread

January was the second consecutive month-over-month increase in house prices and the eighth consecutive year-over-year increase. According to the most recent release by Standard and Poor’s, the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-City Composite House Price Index rose by 0.1% on a not seasonally adjusted monthly basis and the 10-City Index rose by 0.2% on a not seasonally adjusted monthly basis. In the 12… 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 ›

Existing Home Sales Dip in December

Existing home sales declined 1% in December, sliding to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of more than 4.9 million total units.  Nonetheless, data from The National Association of Realtors (NAR) indicate sales remain on an upward trend. The average monthly pace recorded during November and December was at its highest level in three years, while sales increased nearly 13% on… Read More ›