S&P/Case-Shiller shows new low for home prices in 1Q

Home Price Gains Continue to Slow According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices "Prospects for a home run in 2015 aren’t good." – David Blitzer. S&P Dow Jones Indices released the latest results for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. Data released for November 2014 shows a continued slowdown in home prices nationwide, but.

Report shows continued spring bounce for U.S. home prices.. National housing prices have hit a new low, and economists believe the descent is far from over.. according to a S&P/Case-Shiller.

A powerful combination of low mortgage rates. a separate index that follows housing prices around the country shows home values in Greater Boston are not growing as rapidly as in other major cities.

The recovery has accelerated most recently thanks to tighter inventories of homes for sale and low interest rates. after purchasing houses near the 2006 price peak. The new peak just declared by.

S&P/Case-Shiller released the monthly home price indices for February (actually a 3 month average of December, January and February). This includes prices for 20 individual cities and and two composite indices (for 10 cities and 20 cities). Note: Case-Shiller reports NSA, I use the SA data.

1 Summary-US economy Slow growth to persist, but US likely to avoid recession Slow growth means slow improvement in unemployment Housing has yet to turn around Europe now a big risk to US economy Positives: lower energy prices, continued low interest rates

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New Low in the Case-Shiller House Price Index By petergrist on May 31, 2011 (). The Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller house price index (HPI) fell to a new low in March with the quarterly National index, as well as the monthly Composite 20 (CS20) and Composite 10 (cs10) indexes sinking below their previous cyclical lows of early 2009.

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 · According to recent data, the S&P/Case-Shiller index rose 5.5% since the last quarter of 2011, the most significant growth since the summer of 2006. The progress is expected to continue as mortgage rates hover around a record low while property values rise.

The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index rose 0.8% in April over March. The 20-city composite index stood 2.5% over year ago levels. This is a modest rate of increase. Sales of new single family houses in May were at a seasonal rate of 626,000. This is down 3.7% from year earlier levels.

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