FHFA Archive

Price Growth Foreshadows Important Change for Mortgage Borrowers

In the wake of the financial crisis, the national conforming loan limit was frozen at its 2007 level of $417,000. After nearly a decade of waiting, Federal regulators may finally be ready to raise that limit as well as...

May 2016 Housing Price Index

Recent housing price data at the national level suggests that while home price growth may be slowing, prices continue to increase at a strong pace—faster than what would be considered typical. Strong buyer demand and low inventories coupled with...

Local FHFA Housing Price Index

Yesterday, we looked at the FHFA release focusing on national data trends. Today, we’ll dig a bit deeper to look at more local data at the regional, state, and city or MSA level. Monthly FHFA releases data at the...

FHFA Housing Price Index

This week, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released their housing price index data for March 2016. FHFA data showed that prices were up 6.1 percent in March from one year ago, slightly above the 5.8 to 6.0 percent...

February 2016 Case Shiller Housing Price Index

Today, Case Shiller released their housing price index data for February 2016. Case Shiller data showed that house prices rose roughly 5 percent in all three indices since February 2015. The national index gained 5.3 percent, while the 10-city...