home price Archive

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

Last week NAR released existing home sales and median home price information that showed gains of 9.1 percent in prices in February 2014 compared to February 2013, notably slower than trends in early summer/fall 2013 when price growth topped...

REALTORS® Generally Expect Prices to Increase Modestly in the Next 12 Months

REALTORS® generally expect prices to increase over the next 12 months at a modest pace with the median expected price increase at 3.9 percent, according to the latest REALTORS® Confidence Index. Demand has slowed somewhat because of the increase...

The Latest on Housing Starts

Summary of the Latest Data Despite the housing inventory shortage, homebuilders are not building new homes in needed quantities.  New home construction activity remained depressed in February, below one year ago levels.  The weather cannot be the sole reason. ...

Top 10 Markets by Equity Appreciation since 4th Quarter 2010

Housing is not an investment like a stock or a bond, but over the long term it can be a great way to build equity. Even in the wake of the worst housing recession in modern history, a majority...

92% of REALTORS® Expect Prices to Increase in Next 12 Months

Prices are still expected to generally increase, although at a slower pace. About 92 percent of REALTOR® respondents expect constant or higher prices in the next 12 months (90 percent in November). Prices are expected to increase modestly at...