Category Archives: Housing Data

Late Spring For Housing

Housing starts surged in April with strong gains in single family homes as well as two to four unit and five or more unit buildings. Construction of single family homes has been lagging in recent years. If the gains are confirmed by next month’s numbers, maybe housing will finally have a late spring season.  Sales […]

A Tale of Two Energy Cities – Dallas and Denver

This post examines the relationship between Dallas and Denver, utilizing the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index for each city.  The pair was selected based on a correlation analysis that yielded a correlation coefficient of 0.84 between the two cities.  This analysis covered the 20 metropolitan indices in the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index series, utilized log returns […]

Widespread Gains in Home Prices for February According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

Data through February 2015 show that home prices continued their rise across the country over the last 12 months. S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices ─ February 2015

Share of Underwater Loans Ticks Up

RealtyTrac®  reported today that the percentage U.S. residential properties that are seriously underwater — where the combined loan amount secured by the property is at least 25% higher than the property’s estimated market value — ticked up to 13.2% percent of all properties with a mortgage in the 2015 first quarter from 12.7% in the […]

Rise in Home Prices Paced by Denver, Miami, and Dallas According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

Data through January 2015 show home prices continued their rise across the country over the last 12 months. However, monthly data reveal slowing increases and seasonal weakness.  S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices ─ January 2015

Home Prices Grew at Twice the Rate of Inflation in 2014 According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

Data through December 2014 shows a slight uptick in home prices across the country. Nine cities reported monthly increases in prices. S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices ─ December 2014

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 […]

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