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  • Home Prices Fell at Record Rate in Fourth Quarter: Survey

    Home prices fell at a record pace in December, with 20 of the nation's largest metropolitan areas recording an annual price decline of 9.1 percent during 2007. According to the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller national price index, prices fell 8.9 percent during the fourth quarter compared to one year earlier, the largest drop in the series' 20-year history.
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  • Home Prices Drop Most in Over Two Decades During Third Quarter

    An index of national housing prices dropped the most in over two decades during the third quarter, fresh evidence that the nation's housing slump is likely far from over. The S&P/Case-Shiller indices, release this morning, registered a 1.7 percent decline nationally during the third quarter of 2007 -- the largest quarterly drop in the 21 year history of the index.
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  • Housing Prices Fall for 8th Consecutive Month

    U.S. housing prices continued their downward slide in August 2007, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller housing indices released this morning. The 10-city composite index -- the original composite index before a 20-city composite was introduced earlier this year -- fell 5 percent from year-ago levels and is at its lowest value since June 1991. A newer 20-city composite recorded a decline of 4.4 percent.
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  • S&P/Case-Shiller Indices 'Plummet,' Enter Negative Territory

    January data released today by Standard & Poor's for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices in the United States, shows home price composites plummeting into negative terrain. S&P said that annual returns of the composite indices shows the 10-City Composite and the 20-City Composite down 0.7 percent and down 0.2 percent, respectively, from January of 2006. “The annual declines in the composites are a good indicator of the dire state of the U.S. residential real estate market,� says Robert J. Shiller, chief economist at MacroMarkets LLC.
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  • S&P: Home Price Growth Slowest in Nearly Ten Years

    Data released today by Standard & Poor's for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, a leading measure of U.S. home prices in the United States, showed signs of a continued deceleration in most of the existing and newly-added metro areas. The 10-MSA aggregate index registered its fourth consecutive decline, while the yearly growth rate of 2.45 percent reported for October represents the worst yearly growth rate since March 1997, when the growth rate stood at 2.35 percent.
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