Tag Archive for ‘S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index’

Home Prices Jumped in September

The Case-Shiller (CS) National Home Price Index, reported by S&P Dow Jones Indices, jumped in September. The CS Home Price Index rose at a seasonally adjusted annual growth rate of 10.4%, the fastest in the past 36 months. After the deceleration in the beginning of 2016, house prices have accelerated since May due to tight inventory and high demand, reaching… Read More ›

Home Prices in August – Gains Continued

The Case-Shiller (CS) National Home Price Index, released by S&P Dow Jones Indices, rose in August. The index rose at a seasonally adjusted annual growth rate of 7.6%, faster than the 4.9% reported in July. After the deceleration in the beginning of 2016, house prices have accelerated since May due to tight inventory and the increases in existing home sales… 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 ›

Home Prices in April – Rising Moderately

Both FHFA and S&P/Case-Shiller home price indexes rose moderately in April. S&P Dow Jones Indices reported that the Case-Shiller (CS) National Home Price Index rose at a seasonally adjusted annual growth rate of 0.9% in April, slightly faster than the downwardly revised 0.7% in March. The Home Price Index from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) slowed to a 2.8%… Read More ›

Home Prices in March – Bubbles Anyone?

The Case-Shiller (CS) National Home Price Index, reported by S&P Dow Jones Indices, rose at a seasonally adjusted annual growth rate of 1.1% in March, down from 3.8% in February. The Home Price Index from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) rose at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 8.4% in March, faster than 6.2% in February. After the boom… Read More ›

Home Prices in February – A More Sustainable Pace

The Case-Shiller (CS) National Home Price Index, reported by S&P Dow Jones Indices, rose at a seasonally adjusted annual growth rate of 5.0% in February, down from 5.8% in January. The Home Price Index from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) rose at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.8% in February, following 4.9% in January. After the boom and… 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 ›

Home Prices Appreciation Slowed in December

The Case-Shiller (CS) National Home Price Index, reported by S&P Dow Jones Indices, slowed to a 9.8% seasonally adjusted annual growth rate in December, from 10.4% in November. The Home Price Index from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) rose at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.5% in December, following 7.1% in November. House price appreciation is largely driven… Read More ›

Consumer Confidence in December – Beyond the Monthly Volatile Data

Consumer confidence improved in December after the previous two months declines. The Consumer Confidence Index, recently released by the Conference Board, rose to 96.5 in December from 92.6 in November. Both subcomponents, the present situation and expectations indices, rebounded in December as well. The present situation index rose to 115.3 in December from 110.9 in November; the expectations index climbed… Read More ›