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


  • S&P/Case-Shiller: Home prices finally start to stabilize

    First-time homebuyers still face barriers to entry
    The National Home Price Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, increased 5.3% annually in February, breaking a 10-month streak where the year-over-year figure increased over the previous month. Could this finally be the end of rapidly increasing home prices? First-time homebuyers could definitely use the break.
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  • S&P/Case-Shiller: Home prices up 5.7%

    Keep upward trend
    In the latest home price report from S&P/Case-Shiller, home values continued to rise in January. Furthermore, S&P's managing director and Zillow's chief economist project if first-time homebuyers should expect a tough time buying into this market.
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  • Case-Shiller: Home prices can't offset struggling economy

    Only the consumer portion of the economy is doing well
    Although home prices continued to increase, boding well for the economy, it’s still not strong enough to offset some of the trouble spots. According to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, home prices recorded a 5.3% annual increase in November 2015 versus a 5.1% increase in October 2015.
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  • FHFA: June 2015 house prices rose 5.6% from June 2014

    Second quarter shows 5.4% annualized growth
    The Federal Housing Finance Agency house price index rose 0.2% in June, below the low-end forecast for 0.3% but still a respectable gain. Annualized price growth was 5.6%, while prices in the second quarter rose 5.4% compared to the second quarter of 2014.
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  • S&P Case-Shiller: Home prices continue rise in June

    Denver and Dallas lead with at or near 10% annual growth
    Home prices continued their rise across the country over the last 12 months, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. The biggest worries? Multiple rate increases or a full-blown bear stock market contraction.
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  • S&P Case-Shiller: Home-price growth slows down

    8 cities witness faster home price gains
    While home prices continue to maintain a downward trend, eight cities recorded an increase in home price gains in October. The positive numbers could be just what housing needs to start the new year off right.
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