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Consumer Price Inflation

Consumer prices (CPI) fell 0.7 percent in January as declines in gasoline prices more than offset increases in food and shelter prices.  Core inflation, a measure that excludes volatile food and energy prices, increased 0.2 percent for the month....

Latest Case Shiller Housing Price Index

Today, Case Shiller released their housing price index data for December 2014 which showed that house prices rose 4.3 percent from December one year ago for the 10-city composite, 4.5 percent for the 20-city composite, and 4.6 percent for...

Case-Shiller Home Price index

Today, Case Shiller released their housing price index data for November which showed that house prices rose 4.2 percent from November one year ago for the 10-city composite, 4.3 percent for the 20-city composite, and 4.7 percent for the...

FHFA Price Indicator

Today, FHFA released their housing price index data for November which showed that house prices rose 0.8 percent from October on a seasonally adjusted basis. That rate of growth is the highest one-month growth rate reported by FHFA since...

EHS in 2014 by the Numbers – Part 4 – Popular Contract Dates

This blog post was written by Danielle Hale, Director of Housing Statistics, and Hua Zhong, Data Analyst. You probably know that recent home listings went under contract slightly more often on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays.  Here is the data...