Housing recovery sustained with 4.3% uptick in prices

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Minneapolis posted a double-digit 10.0% annual decline, the first market to be back in this territory since March 2010 when Las Vegas was down 12.0% on an annual basis. In the midst of all these falling prices and record lows, Washington DC was the only city where home prices increased on both a monthly (+1.1%) and annual (+4.3%) basis.

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The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, surpassed the peak set in July 2006 as the housing boom topped out. The National index reported a 5.5% annual gain in September, up from 5.1% last month. The 10-City Composite posted a 4.3% annual increase, up from 4.2% the previous month.

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Northeast sales increased by 11.5%, but they only account for 4.3% of all new home sales. existing home sales were off. Members continued to view sustained expansion of economic activity, strong.

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Home prices continued to rise in October with prices up 4.3% annually within the 20-city composite index produced for the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. S&P says the 4.3% uptick in home prices signifies a "sustained recovery" in home prices.

The S&P/Case-Shiller national home price index. the index has followed sustained patterns the past two years. Before the recent moderation, yearly price increases widened for 11 straight months.

Much like the recovery in the overall housing industry, the pickup in remodeling comes as home prices have staged. in areas that sustained heavy damage from superstorm sandy told a recent NARI.

Waiting for a housing recovery Retail sales inch up in January, but less than expected – But in the context of year-over-year growth, January sales show a sustained. recovery, he said. Consumer spending on gasoline rose 1.4 percent last month, thanks to a jump in prices. Meanwhile,

nominal home prices were back within 6 percent of their previ-ous peak in early 2016, although still down nearly 20 percent in real terms. The uptick in nominal prices helped to reduce the number of homeowners underwater on their mortgages from 12.1 million at the end of 2011 to 4.3 million at the end of 2015.