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Home Prices Extend Gains According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

Data through November 2012, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, showed home prices rose 4.5% for the 10-City Composite and 5.5% for the 20-City Composite in the 12 months ending in November 2012. S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices ─ November 2012

Sustained Recovery in Home Prices According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

Data through October 2012, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, showed home prices rose 4.3% in the 12 months ending in October in the 20-City Composite, out-distancing analysts’ forecasts. Anticipated seasonal weakness appeared as twelve of the 20 cities and both Composites posted […]

Tiered pricing revisited

S&P Dow Jones Indices publishes tiered price data for 16 of the 20 cities (MSAs) we cover. The tier breakpoints are price levels that divide monthly sales pairs into thirds in each MSA. With the recent good news about home prices, there has been some discussion as to where the improvement has been concentrated. As […]

Home Prices Rise in April 2012 According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

Data through April 2012, released today by S&P Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, showed that on average home prices increased 1.3% in the month of April for both the 10- and 20-City Composites. To access click here: S&P/Case-Shiller Homes Price Indices – June 2012

How The Cities Did in January

January’s report was disappointing as 16 cities saw prices fall month to month and eight made new post-crisis lows.  Atlanta and Detroit are the hardest hit based on current levels. However, Detroit has rebounded from its low by a larger percentage than any city except for Washington DC.  Across all 20 cities, the average gain […]

City Peaks and Troughs

Along with the three composites — national, 10-city and 20-city — four cities also set new lows in the December data.   The four were Tampa, Las Vegas, Seattle and Atlanta.  The first two of these are among the consistently weak sunbelt while the other two were reasonably stable until the last six months.  In both Atlanta […]

U.S. Home Prices Drop for the Third Straight Month: S&P/Case-Shiller

Data through November 2011, released today by S&P Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, showed declines of 1.3% for both the 10- and 20-City Composites in November over October. To access click here: S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices January 2012 Release

House Prices and the Unemployment Rate

On Friday the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release the unemployment rate for December.   Whatever the numbers look like we are sure to hear a debate about housing and unemployment — are they related, which causes which and does one hold the key to solving the other.  A quick look at the way home prices […]

The Fourth Quarter Starts with Broad-based Declines in Home Prices According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

Data through October 2011, released today by S&P Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, showed decreases of 1.1% and 1.2% for the 10- and 20-City Composites in October vs. September.  Nineteen of the 20 cities covered by the indices also saw home prices decrease over the month.  […]

Home Prices Weaken as the Third Quarter of 2011 Ends According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

Data through September 2011, released today by S&P Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, show that nationally home prices did not register a significant change in the third quarter of 2011, with the U.S. National Home Price Index up by only 0.1% from its second quarter level. […]

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