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Case-Shiller Monthly House Price Indexes – It’s Time To Talk About Seasonal Adjustment

The S&P/Case-Shiller (CS) monthly home price indexes covering the 10 city and 20 city composites, and the component cities were released today for October. Both the 10 and 20 city composites posted small declines for October over September (both -0.1% on a non-seasonally adjusted basis – S&P’s headline measure), after decelerating from peak growth rates in June. The monthly growth… 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 ›

A Good Day for House Prices

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released monthly house price indexes for the US and the nine Census divisions for May today. Nationally, house prices rose 0.8% from April on a seasonally adjusted basis and 1.8% on an unadjusted basis. Seven of the nine Census divisions rose in May, with increases ranging from 0.5% to 1.7% seasonally adjusted. House prices… 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 ›