Category Archives: S&P/Case-Shiller Indices

How the Cities Did in July 2014

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 […]

How the Cities Did in June 2014

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

Data through June 2014 show a sustained slowdown in price increases. The National Index gained 6.2% in the 12 months ending June 2014 while the 10-City and 20-City Composites gained 8.1%; all three indices saw their rates slow considerably from last month. Every city saw its year-over-year return worsen. S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices ─ June […]

How the Cities Did in May 2014

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

Data through May 2014 show the Composite Indices increased at a slower pace. The 10-City Composite gained 9.4% year-over-year and the 20-City 9.3%, down significantly from the +10.9% and +10.8% returns reported last month. S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices ─ May 2014

More Mixed Data on Housing

Existing homes continue to out-pace new homes.  Sales of existing homes in June were 5.04 million, up 2.6% for the best number in eight months while new home sales dropped 8.1% in June from May to 406 thousand.  Housing starts were weak as well, down 9% to 893 thousand starts at annual rates. Single family […]

Rate of Home Price Gains Drop Sharply According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

Data through April 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices, show that the 10-City and 20-City Composites posted annual gains of 10.8%. This is a significantly lower rate when compared to last month. Nineteen of the 20 cities saw lower annual gains in April than in March. California (Los Angeles, San Diego and San […]

Next S&P/Case-Shiller Report due Tuesday

Near term economic factors favor further gains in housing: mortgage rates are lower than a year ago, the Fed is expected to keep interest rates steady until mid-2015 and the labor market is improving.  Is housing back to normal? Will prices keep rising?  Can housing bounce back before the Fed begins to tighten sometime next […]

Home Prices Rise in March According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

Data through March 2014, show the 10-City and 20-City Composite Indices gained 0.8% and 0.9% month-over-month. In the first quarter of 2014, the National Index gained 0.2%. Nineteen of the 20 cities showed positive returns in March – New York was the only city to decline. Dallas and Denver reached new index peaks. S&P/Case-Shiller Home […]

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