Home prices in 20 U.S. cities keep climbing

Home Prices in the 100 Largest Metro Areas. The default order is alphabetical. The median home price (half of all homes sold cost more, and half cost less) as of December 31 was $232,000. That was $20,000 more than at year-end 2016, reflecting strong demand by buyers for a scarcity of homes for sale.

Home prices in the U.S. rose by almost 5 percent last year, according to S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices. That happened even though prices fell in some markets-especially on the West Coast and in.

Home prices in 20 U.S. cities increased in November by the most in more than three years, underscoring a lingering scarcity of housing inventory, according to S&P CoreLogic case-shiller data released Tuesday. The 20-city property values index increased 6.4% year-over-year (the estimate was 6.3%), after climbing 6.3% year-over-year.

Uncertainty keeping mortgage rates low: Freddie Mac Global Uncertainty Pushes U.S. Mortgage Rates Lower. Freddie Mac released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS ), showing an investor flight to safety for U.S. Treasuries is pushing average fixed mortgage rates lower and helping to keep buyer activity strong towards the close of the spring homebuying season.

 · Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rose in June at the slowest monthly pace in almost two years, as demand cools in the face of affordability constraints.

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West leads in home price growth, but maybe not for long Maybe NYC real estate gets a second-wind and prices start to ramp again, but it definitely doesn’t feel that way. The risk of a sell-off in a recession in the next 2-4 years feels much more real. Some very rosey assumptions make the numbers work for buying, but to me, renting looks like a no-brainer right now.Mortgage rates jump to a six-week high A strong job market and consumer credit are driving up mortgage rates for the third consecutive week and now to their highest level in six weeks. Mortgage rates are 0.82 percent higher than a year ago-the largest year-over-year increase since May 2014, Freddie Mac reports.

U.S. home prices climbed a robust 6.2 percent from a year ago, amid strong demand from would-be buyers and a shrinking supply of properties for sale. Home Prices in 20 U.S. Cities Increase by Most Since 2014 | Newsmax.com

Housing prices in 20 U.S. cities accelerated more than forecast in October, rising by the most since mid-2014 as lean inventories continued to prop up values amid steady demand, S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller data showed on Tuesday.

U.S. Home Prices Continue Slow, Steady Climb Upward October 30, 2012 Home prices are up in nearly all of the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller Index, which tracks prices in 20 cities. The Two-Way

One Reason Homes Cost So Much Home Prices in 20 U.S. Cities Increase by Most Since 2014 – Home prices rose 0.1 percent in Miami from the prior month, marking the smallest advance of all citie home prices in 20 U.S. Cities Increase by Most Since 2014 1

Federal Reserve review shows American households climbing out. – Home values may keep falling as unemployment causes foreclosures to mount. The S&P/Case-Shiller index of property values in 20 U.S. cities fell 2.4 percent in December from a year earlier, and 18.

Home values in 20 U.S. cities including Las Vegas kept climbing in January, a sign the limited supply of available properties may push prices out of reach for some buyers.