Monthly Archives: August 2012

RealtyTrac Second Quarter Foreclosure Report

RealtyTrac®  released its Q2 2012 U.S. Foreclosure Sales Report™ today, which shows that sales of homes that were in some stage of foreclosure or bank-owned (REO) accounted for 23 percent of all U.S. residential sales during the second quarter — up from 22 percent of all sales in the first quarter and up from 19 […]

Video: Have U.S. Home Prices Officially Hit Bottom?

Watch David Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the S&P Index Committee, answer this question and discuss the latest results of the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices.

Condo prices increase across all five cities

June 2012 data for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices were released on Tuesday August 28th, revealing the third consecutive monthly increase in condo prices in all five of the metro areas covered by our indices – Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. It would have been the fourth had Chicago prices not fallen […]

Video: Fox Business Interview with David Blitzer

S&P Dow Jones Indices’ David Blitzer speaks with Fox Business: “Housing is definitely in a true recovery.” Click here to watch the interview.

Video: Fox Business Interview with Robert Shiller

Professor Robert Shiller, co-founder of the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, discusses the latest data results for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices and how the rise in home prices in all major U.S. cities can impact consumer confidence. 

City by City Results for S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

The chart shows the city by city results for the 20 cities as of the latest report for June, 2012. Click on either table for a larger imageSummary Table From the Release

CNBC Exclusive Interview with David Blitzer on U.S. Home Prices for June

David Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the S&P Index Committee, discusses the latest data results for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices on CNBC’S Squawk on the Street.

Home Prices Rose in the Second Quarter of 2012 According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

Data through June 2012, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, showed that all three headline composites ended the second quarter of 2012 with positive annual growth rates for the first time since the summer of 2010. To access click here: S&P/Case-Shiller Home […]

More Signs Housing is Past the Bottom… S&P/Case-Shiller Next Tuesday

Recent news points to further improvements in housing… New Home Sales up 3.6% in July to a two-year high, Existing home sales rebound from June to 4.47 million units at annual rates, and Permits for new construction jump 6.8% despite 1.1% drop in starts. Consumer and builder sentiment reports also positive as preliminary University of […]

Consumer credit default rates improve further in July 2012

On August 21st S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian released July 2012 data for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, which measure consumer credit default rates. July data showed a small decline in the composite index, while first mortgage default rate were unchanged and second mortgage default rates rose by two basis points. The national […]

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