Category Archives: Housing Data

Home Price Gains Continue to Slow According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

Data through November 2014 shows a continued slowdown in home prices nationwide, but with annual price increases in nine cities.  S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices ─ November 2014

Underwater Properties Decreasing as Equity Rises

RealtyTrac®  released today its U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report for the fourth quarter of 2014, showing that at the end of the year there were 7,052,570 U.S. residential properties seriously underwater — where the combined loan amount secured by the property is at least 25% higher than the property’s estimated market value — representing […]

S&P/Case-Shiller National Home Price Index Pace Eases While Eight Cities Show Faster Gains

Data through October 2014, show that the pace of home prices across the country continues to decelerate although eight cities did see prices rise faster. S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices ─ October 2014

Live Streaming Event Today: Housing Discussion Featuring Shiller, Zillow, CoreLogic, S&P DJI

December 4th at 8:30am EST, S&P Dow Jones Indices is hosting a Breakfast Panel Discussion on the 2015 U.S. Residential Housing Market featuring the following speakers: • Professor Robert Shiller, Professor of Economics at Yale University • Dr. Svenja Gudell, Senior Director of Economic Research at Zillow • Dr. David Blitzer, Chairman of the Index […]

Broad-based Slowdown for Home Prices According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

Data through September 2014 show that home prices continue to decelerate. The 10-City Composite gained 4.8% year-over-year, down from 5.5% in August. The 20-City Composite gained 4.9% year-over-year, compared to 5.6% in August. S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices ─ September 2014

Foreclosure Activity Rises 15% In October Driven By 17-Month High In Scheduled Foreclosure Auctions

RealtyTrac® , released its October 2014 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report™ showing foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 123,109 U.S. properties in October, an increase of 15% from the previous month but still down 8% from a year ago. The 15% monthly increase was the largest month-over-month increase since […]

Home Price Gains Fade Further According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

Data through August 2014 continue to show a deceleration in home price gains. The 10-City Composite gained 5.5% year-over-year and the 20-City 5.6%, both down from the 6.7% reported for July. The National Index gained 5.1% annually in August compared to 5.6% in July. S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices ─ August 2014

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Edges Up in Third Quarter for First Increase In Three Years

RealtyTrac® (, released its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report™ for September and the third quarter of 2014, which shows foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 317,171 U.S. properties in the third quarter, down 16 % from a year ago but up 0.42 % from the previous quarter — […]

Broad-Based Easing of Home Price Gains in July According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

Data through July 2014 show a significant slowdown in price increases. Nineteen of the 20 cities saw lower annual returns in July. Las Vegas, Miami and San Francisco were the only cities to report double-digit annual gains. Cleveland’s rate remained unchanged at +0.9% for the 12 months ending July 2014. S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices ─ July […]

What Ails Housing Starts

August housing starts, reported today, were disappointing at 956,000 units, a drop of 14.4% from July and 8% from August last year. Only twice this year have monthly reports of housing starts topped a million units at annual rates – from 1991 to the financial crisis in 2008, starts were never below one million.  To […]


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