home price Archive

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...

November 2014 EHS Data Vs. The Ten-Year Average

Every month NAR produces existing home sales, median sales prices, and inventory figures. The reporting of this data is always based on homes sold the previous month, and the data is explained in comparison to the same month a...

Strong Dollar and Foreign Home Sales

The U.S. dollar has become mighty once again.  It has strengthened against most foreign currencies.  That permits Americans to buy foreign products at cheaper prices and to travel abroad with fewer dollars.  However in the opposite direction, the strong...

November 2014 Housing Affordability Index

At the national level, housing affordability is down from a year ago for the month of November as higher prices make it less affordable to purchase a home despite the lowest mortgage rates in the last 16 months. •...

Modest Price Growth Projected in Next 12 Months

With rising inventory  and the strong price recovery since 2012, REALTORS®  responding  to the  November 2014 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey expected home prices to increase modestly in the next 12 months, with the median at about 3 percent:    http://www.realtor.org/reports/realtors-confidence-index[1]....