home price Archive

U.S. Census Data: Smaller City Home Prices

Did You Know: Census data on smaller cities show that home prices were roughly stable in middle America post-recession in spite of declines in larger cities. In line with prices reported by the NAR Median sales price, the 3-year...

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

About 90 percent of REALTORS® responding to the September REALTOR® Confidence Index Survey expect constant or higher prices in the next 12 months (92 percent in August), with the median expected price increase projected at approximately 4 percent [1]....

The Latest on Case Shiller and Home Prices

In each Economic Update, the Research staff analyzes recently released economic indicators and addresses what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update discusses the Case Shiller home price index and consumer confidence....

Unless inventories grow, demand for housing will keep the pressure on prices

Did You Know: Inventories are declining at a slower pace, but unless inventories grow, demand for housing will keep the pressure on prices and the balance of the market in favor of sellers. Comparing the total number of homes...

Accidental Landlords Could Boost Inventories

Between April of 2006 and April of 2011, the median home price fell 27.6%. However, the median price rebounded 19.7% over the subsequent two years. While many formerly underwater homeowners are just now getting their first shot at taking...