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Condo price increase across all five cities largely mimic their home price counterparts

May 2012 data for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices were released on Tuesday July 31st, with monthly increases in condo prices in all five of the metro areas covered by our indices – Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. All five cities saw increases in both condo and existing home prices in […]

Home Prices Continue to Rise in May 2012 According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

Data through May 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 average home prices increased by 2.2% in May over April for both the 10- and 20-City Composites. To access click here: S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices – July 2012

Tiered price patterns differ across regions

S&P Dow Jones Indices publishes tiered price data for 16 of the 20 cities (MSAs) it covers. The tier breakpoints are price levels that divide monthly sales pairs into thirds in each MSA. Home price trends within these cities do not behave the same across and within the tiers. To follow are a few examples […]

Residential Real Estate: An Asset Class with Unique Properties

For a majority of the last five decades residential real estate has accounted for a larger pool of assets than the S&P 500.  The asset class is characterized by moderate but stable returns and exhibits low correlation with other asset classes.  While direct, diversified investment in residential real estate is costly and difficult, products linked […]

Another look at the regions

The broadly positive April 2012 report for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices left many wondering if some of the regional housing markets have finally turned around.  As viewed through the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-City Home Price Indices, Boston’s average home prices peaked first in the mid-2000s (September 2005) and Charlotte’s last (August 2007). The 10-City peaked in June […]

Improvement in annual rates of change in home prices

April’s data for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices were largely positive for the housing market. The 10-City and 20-City Composites were both up 1.3% in April over March, after the prior seven consecutive months of falling home prices. No cities posted new lows in April 2012. Only two cities – Detroit and New York – […]

Condo prices increase across all five cities

April 2012 data for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices were released on Tuesday June 26th, with monthly increases in condo prices in all five of the metro areas covered by our indices – Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. As a result, none of the cities posted a new low in April […]

Video: CNBC Exclusive Interview with David Blitzer on U.S. Home Prices for April

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 Rise in April 2012 According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices

Data through April 2012, released today by S&P Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, showed that on average home prices increased 1.3% in the month of April for both the 10- and 20-City Composites. To access click here: S&P/Case-Shiller Homes Price Indices – June 2012

Video: Q&A with David Blitzer from S&P Capital IQ Housing Webinar

David Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the S&P Index Committee, addresses additional questions from the S&P Capital IQ Housing webinar in this short video.  Watch this clip as David provides insight on on the multiple factors that will impact the housing marketing, including the overall status of the economy, interest rate action by the […]

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