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Raw Count of Home Sales (January 2017)

Existing-home sales rose 3.3 percent in January from one month prior while new home sales increased 3.7 percent.  These headline figures are seasonally adjusted figures and are reported in the news.  However, for everyday practitioners, simple raw counts of...

County Median Home Prices

A week after the release of the Housing Price Index for the last quarter of 2016,  the median home price per county[1] has been updated. Applying the price change in the related metropolitan areas, it seems that, compared to a...

Instant Reaction: December Owners’ Gains Forecast

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Index shows that U.S. prices of single-family homes continue to rise. The national index level in December reached a new high and is up 5.8 percent from a year earlier. But what does this...

December 2016: State Job Growth Comparisons

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Instant Reaction: November Owners’ Gains Forecast

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Index shows that U.S. prices of single-family homes continue to rise. The national index level in November reached a new high and is up 5.6 percent from a year earlier.  But what does this...