Home Price Measures Archive

Case-Shiller Home Price Index

Last week NAR released median home price information that showed gains of 4.5 percent in June 2014 home prices compared to June 2013. This gain was slightly higher than the 4.1 percent seen in May and notably slower than...

A More Detailed Examination of Recent Case-Shiller Price Data

Earlier this week, we examined the FHFA and Case-Shiller releases focusing on national data trends. Today, we’ll dig a bit deeper to look at more local data at the regional and city or MSA level. Monthly FHFA releases data at...

Latest Home Price Data from Case-Shiller

Home prices continue to rise quite strongly according to the Case-Shiller home price index. In March, prices rose 12.4 percent from one year ago. Prices have been increasing at a double digit rate of appreciation for the past 12...

The Latest on New Home Sales

Contract signings for newly built homes bounced back in April after suffering two consecutive months of decline. A total of 443,000 new homes went under contract in the past month, an increase of 6 percent. New home sales (which...

Existing Home Sales and the FHFA Housing Price Index

This week NAR released existing home sales and median home price information that showed gains of 7.9 percent in prices in March 2014 compared to March 2013, notably slower than trends in early summer/fall 2013 when price growth topped...