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The bigger the rise, the harder the fall? Not always.

Looking across the 20 MSAs followed by the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices you can see one unfortunate trend, home prices are down.  Location, however, did play a role in the magnitude of the decline; just as it did in the rise during the mid-2000s. During the recent housing cycle, the MSAs peaked roughly over a […]

Live video webcast from S&P Housing Summit, June 9th

Listen to Robert Shiller, Professor of Economics at Yale University and co-founder of the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, deliver his keynote address live from the S&P Housing Summit on June 9th at 8:30am EST.  Professor Shiller will be discussing the myriad of unusual factors impacting the outlook for the U.S. housing market. This interactive, live video […]

Condo markets largely mimicking home prices

Three of the five condo markets followed by the S&P/Case-Shiller home prices indices recorded new cycle lows with the release of March 2011 data.  Boston, Chicago and Los Angeles fell to new lows, with the markets now down 18.1%, 36.3% and 38.5% versus their respective peaks. Chicago has been the hardest hit in recent months.  […]

The S&P/CS 20-City Composite and 12 cities lead the national trend

With an index value of 138.16, the 20-City Composite fell below its earlier reported April 2009 low of 139.26.  The March 2011 report confirmed a double-dip in home prices across much of the nation. In addition to the National Index, the 20-City Composite and 12 MSAs — Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Las Vegas, Miami, […]

Double-dip in home prices

The much feared double-dip in home prices has materialized nationally. Data through March 2011 show that the National Index hit a new recession low with the first quarter’s data (the prior low was the first quarter 0f 2009, and we define this as the “double-dip”). The S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index declined by 4.2% […]

Chicago’s condo market is the weakest among five major MSAs

With the April 28th release of February 2011 data for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, we saw a significant fall in condo prices in the Chicago area.  The index reported an average condo price decline of 3.1% in February versus January.  The data look worse if you view the market over the prior six months […]

Home Prices Edge Closer to 2009 Lows According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

Data through February 2011, released today by S&P Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller1 Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, show prices for the 10- and 20-city composites are lower than a year ago but still slightly above their April 2009 bottom… To access click:  S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices April 2011 Release

How It Looks from Here

Cut to the chase – another weak, disappointing report from S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. Little, if any, good news about housing. Prices down while trends in sales and construction are disappointing. Ten of the 11 metro areas that recorded index lows in January fell further in February. The one exception, Detroit, is 30% below its […]

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