Tag: home price index

  • Home Prices Increase in Most Major U.S. Cities

    Home Prices Increase in Most Major U.S. Cities

    By Christopher S. Rugaber WASHINGTON -- Home prices increased in September in most major U.S. cities, more evidence of a housing recovery that is providing a lift to the fragile economy. Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller reported Tuesday that its 20-city index of home prices rose 3 percent in September... Continue Reading

  • Home Price Increase Exceeds Experts' Forecasts

    Home Price Increase Exceeds Experts' Forecasts

    NEW YORK -- U.S. home prices picked up in April for the third month in a row, the latest indication a recovery in the housing market is gaining traction. But in a sign of the struggles still facing the broader economy, separate data on Tuesday showed consumer confidence fell to its lowest level in five months... Continue Reading

  • No Joke: Home Prices Rising, Some Indexes Say

    No Joke: Home Prices Rising, Some Indexes Say

    Amid glimmers of a housing recovery, home prices continue to cast a pall over the real estate market. Even with a rise in home sales and new construction, traditional indexes tell us that home prices continue to slide, suggesting that the housing market still hasn't truly hit bottom. But other evidence... Continue Reading

  • Home Prices Fall for 4th Straight Month

    Home Prices Fall for 4th Straight Month

    Home prices nationwide fell 4.3 percent year-over-year in the month of November, according to analytics firm CoreLogic in its November Home Price Index. Santa Ana, Calif.-based CoreLogic said home prices declined 1.4 percent from October to November, making it the fourth consecutive monthly decline. When... Continue Reading

  • Home Prices Stumble After 5 Months of Gains

    Home Prices Stumble After 5 Months of Gains

    WASHINGTON -- U.S. home prices are falling again in most major cities after posting small gains over the summer and spring, the latest evidence that the troubled housing market won't recover any time soon. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller index released Tuesday showed prices dropped in September from... Continue Reading