Home Price Measures Archive

Latest Trend in Repeat Price Index

Home prices appreciated 4.4 percent on average across the country. This increase reflects a genuine price growth for a typical home as it reflects a constant quality repeat-price measurement. Such a gain would translate into about $900 billion in...

FHFA, S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Measures: A Regional Look

Earlier this week, we looked at the FHFA and Case-Shiller 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. FHFA releases...

FHFA and S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Measures

Last week NAR released median home price information that showed gains of 4.9 percent in July 2014 home prices compared to July 2013. This gain was slightly higher than the 3.7 percent seen in June and notably slower than...

Prices Ease to Stable Growth

Median price growth improved in 122 of 173 markets in the 2nd quarter of 2014.  Salem, Oregon surged 24.9% on a year-over-year basis followed by Eugene.  With the exception of Lansing and Charlotte, markets in the California, Nevada, and...

The Latest Housing Affordability Index

At the national level, housing affordability is down for the month of June due to higher prices and qualifying income levels despite the lowest mortgage rates of the year. Housing affordability is down for the month of June as...