home price Archive

Homebuying in San Francisco, San Jose, and Seattle Sill Strong Despite Steep Prices

Tight supply has led to higher price growth, especially in the metro areas of San Jose- Sunnyvale-Sta. Clara, Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, and Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue. Given the steep increase in home prices, an interesting question is whether demand is starting to wane given...

Growth of Property Values

Home price appreciation and depreciation is an important topic in today’s economy. Using data from the American Community Survey (ACS), we can analyze the gains and losses of property values over time. Looking at the 2005 – 2016 period,...

September 2017 EHS Over Ten Years

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...

3rd Quarter Metro Home Prices

The National Association of Realtors quarterly home prices increased again this quarter. Prices continue to drift up this quarter and outpacing qualifying incomes. With less inventory, faster price growth may become a challenge for potential homebuyers. Here is a...

Instant Reaction: August 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 August reached a new high and is up 6.1 percent from a year earlier.  But what does this...