Category Archives: S&P/Case-Shiller Indices

Looking at Home Prices

Four cities have set new all-time highs for prices, two are more than 20% above their pre-crisis peaks: (click on table or chart for larger image) Home prices are much more volatile than rents and are rising a bit faster currently: With inflation quite low, the real and nominal home prices track one-another, unlike the […]

Home Prices Are Rising Faster Than You Think

Prices of existing single family homes, as measured by the S&P/Case-Shiller National Home Price index, are rising is single digit terms.  However, the price changes that matter – the real or inflation adjusted changes – may be higher than many suspect. Backing out inflation, as shown in the chart, gives real increases averaging 6.3% annually […]

Home Prices Continue to Rise Nationally; First Time Homebuyers Remain the Weak Spot: S&P/Case-Shiller

Data released today for May 2015 show that home prices continued their rise across the country over the last 12 months. S&P/Case Shiller Press Release

Bob Shiller on Home Prices and Job Growth

These charts are from Bob Shiller. The first scatter gram compares the unemployment rate with the change in home prices in the 12 months through April, 2015.  There is no obvious pattern orrelation between unemployment rates and the change in home prices.  The second scatter gram tells a different story: the faster employment grew over […]

From This Morning’s S&P/Case-Shiller Release

The table shows the high and low index levels and dates for the 20 S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index cities.  The chart shows the recent evolution of the year-over-year change in the S&P/Case-Shiller National Index.  Since late 2013 the year-over-year gains have dropped from an unsustainable double digit pace and now may be leveling off with […]

Home Price Gains Ease in April According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

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

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 […]

Tables and Charts from the S&P/Case-Shiller Release

The first chart shows the Condo indices: The next chart shows the low, mid and high price tier indices for San Francisco.  The indices moving together recently suggests that the boom-bust bubble is behind us. The first table  shows the highs and low for the indices, the second shows the year-over-year changes, ranks for year-over-year […]

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

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

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