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Top Challenges for Builders: Building Materials Prices in 2020 & 2021

Building materials prices topped the list of problems builders faced in 2020 and is expected to return to the number one spot in 2021, according to special questions on the December 2020 survey for the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.   The survey results showed that building materials was a significant issue for 96% of builders last year.  In 2021, however,… Read More ›

Home Price Appreciation Unchanged in July

In July, national home prices continued to grow at the same pace as in June. Three metro areas, including New York, Los Angeles and Washington DC, experienced home price declines for the month. 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 1.7% in July, unchanged from… Read More ›

New Home Price Data Underscore Affordability Problems

New data released by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development, combined with recent NAHB survey data, show a mismatch between the actual prices of new homes and the prices buyers expect to pay—providing further evidence for the growing problem of housing affordability. At the end of August, the Census Bureau released 2018 data from… Read More ›

Home Price Appreciation Slows in June

National home price appreciation continued to slow in June. Three metro areas, including New York, Miami and Seattle, experienced home price declines for the month. The Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, reported by S&P Dow Jones Indices slowed to a 1.9% seasonally adjusted annual growth rate in June, from 2.4% in May. On a year-over-year basis, the Case-Shiller U.S…. Read More ›

Home Price Appreciation Slows in May

The Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, reported by S&P Dow Jones Indices slowed to a 3.0% seasonally adjusted annual growth rate in May, from 3.3% in April. On a year-over-year basis, the Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index reported a 3.4% annual gain in May, down from 3.5% in April. It was the lowest annual gain since September… Read More ›

Home Price Gains Continued to Slow in April

Nationally, home price appreciation continued to slow in April. On the growth side, Boston led the way with an 11.0% annual growth rate in April, while four metro areas experienced price declines. 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 3.4% in April, following an increase… Read More ›

Home Price Gains Continued to Slow in March

Home price appreciation continued to slow in March. Five out of the 20 metro areas experienced price declines while Boston led the way with a 14.0% annual growth rate in March. 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 3.2% in March, following an increase of… Read More ›

Home Price Gains Slowed in February

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 February, following the increase of 3.2% in January. On a year-over-year basis, the Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index rose by 4.0% in February, down from 4.2% in January. It was the lowest annual gain… Read More ›

Annual Home Price Growth Slows in January

National home price appreciation continued to slow at the beginning of 2019. Three metro areas in California (San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego), Cleveland and Chicago experienced home price declines in January. 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 2.8% in January, after rising… Read More ›

Home Price Growth Slows in December

In December, national home price appreciation continued, but at a slower pace than last month. Three metro areas, including San Francisco, Seattle and San Diego, experienced home price declines in December. 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 3.2% in December, less than the 4.5%… Read More ›