NEW YORK, March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — S&P Dow Jones indices today released the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released.
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Low mortgage rates, tight inventory and heavy investor demand continue to drive up home prices nationwide.. According to the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller index, U.S. home prices rose 2.4% in May compared to April and were up 12.2% compared to May 2012.
The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 6.2% annual gain in January, down from 6.3% in the previous month.. the cities with the smallest price gains, saw a 2.4% annual increase in home prices.
The third quarter brought another dose of persistently disappointing home prices, with the U.S. national home price index up only 0.1% from the second quarter and down 3.9% from year-ago figures.
U.S. home prices in December fell 2.4% from the year-ago period and 1% from the previous month, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller composite 20-city home price index — a barometer for.
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Home prices are still on fire, Case-Shiller data show. The S&P/Case-Shiller national index rose a seasonally adjusted 0.5% in the three-month period ending in January, and was up 6.2% compared.
The S&P Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index posted a 2.5% decrease from a year earlier, a significant easing from the 19%, 15% and 8.7% declines in the rest of 2009. The indexes showed prices in 10 major metropolitan areas fell 2.4% in December from a year earlier, while the index for 20 major metropolitan areas dropped 3.1%.
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The S&P/Case-Shiller index of property values in 20 cities decreased 0.7 percent from May 2011, the smallest 12-month fall since September. “It’ll be a salve for a lot of U.S. households if we.
According to S&P/Case-Shiller’s latest Home Price Indices, U.S. home prices declined 1.3% for both the 10- and 20-City Composites in November over October. For a second consecutive month, 19 of the 20 cities covered by the indices also saw home prices decrease.