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National Home Prices Continue to Rise




Data released for December 2016 S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices shows that home prices continued their rise across the country over the last 12 months.

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 5.8% annual gain in December, up from 5.6% last month and setting a 30-month high. The 10-City Composite posted a 4.9% annual increase, up from 4.4% the previous month. The 20-City Composite reported a year-over-year gain of 5.6%, up from 5.2% in November.

The chart below depicts the annual returns of the U.S. National, the 10-City Composite, and the 20-City Composite Home Price Indices. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, which covers all nine U.S. census divisions, recorded a 5.8% annual gain in December 2016. The 10-City and 20-City Composites reported year-over-year increases of 4.9% and 5.6%, respectively.

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New Home Sales Up

New Home Sales Up in January




Sales of new single-family houses in January 2017 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 555,000, according to estimates released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the […] Continue Reading…

Existing Home Sales Up

Existing-Home Sales Rise in January




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Housing Starts Down

Privately Owned Housing Starts Fall in January




The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for January 2017.

Building Permits

Privately-owned housing units authorized by […] Continue Reading…

New Home Sales Up

New Home Sales Up in November




Sales of new single-family houses in November 2016 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 592,000, according to estimates released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the […] Continue Reading…