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Items Tagged with 'S&P/Case-Shiller'

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Case-Shiller: 2 factors needed to keep home prices strong

National home prices continue momentum
Brena Swanson
"Going forward, if home prices continue to rise, there are a limited number of options to offset the rising cost of purchasing a home," Lindsey Piegza, chief economist with Sterne Agee, said.
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: FOMC and jobs numbers will dominate

Key housing indicators also on tap for the week
Sarah Wheeler
Economic news will likely dominate this week, with the Federal Open Market Committee meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday, and the April jobs report due Friday.
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S&P/Case-Shiller: Home prices still increasing despite slight cooling off

Shiller records seventeenth consecutive monthly annual basis increase
Brena Swanson
Hitting a record gain since February 2006 and marking the seventeenth consecutive month that both composites increased on an annual basis, the 10-city and 20-city composites posted year-over-year gains of 13.6%.
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S&P/Case-Shiller: Home prices rose 12.8% annually in August

Growth pace moderated as mortgage rates edged up
Brena Swanson
Home prices continued to climb in August, with the average home price growing 12.8% for the 10- and 20-city composites year-over-year.
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Home prices climb the most in seven years

Homeowner equity levels get a solid boost
HousingWire Staff
Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rose at the fastest clip recorded in seven years during the 12-month period ending in July.
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HW 30 stocks shaken by volatile rates, economic reports

mREITS stay in positive territory
Megan Hopkins
The majority of the HW 30 components dipped slightly on Tuesday after the S&P/Case-Shiller home price report implied a definite slowing in home price growth. However, mREIT stocks bucked this trend, ending the day on a positive note.
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Price appreciation picks up in emerging real estate markets

Once thriving markets experience less growth
Megan Hopkins
Cities like Washington D.C. experienced a sharp uptick in home prices during the recent housing recovery, but the nation's capital is no longer seeing sharp price hikes. So what's causing once overheated markets to cool off while emerging cities see steep appreciation?
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Home prices tick up in June

Housing market overall begins to cool
HousingWire Staff
Property values in 20 cities rose 12.1% in June from a year ago, but the data overall shows housing hitting a snag after experiencing significant growth.
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