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Case-Shiller: June Home Prices Higher

S&P Case Shiller Home Price Indices reported new record gains for home prices in June. The National Home Price Index rose by a seasonally-adjusted annual pace of 18.60 percent as compared to May’s home price increase rate of 16.80 percent. Home prices were 41 percent higher than they were during the 2006 housing boom; home price growth was driven by high demand for homes coupled with short supplies of homes for sale.   20-City Home Price Index Posts Month-to-Month Home Price Gain of 2 Percent The S&P Case-Shiller 20-City Home Price Index posted a two percent gain in June as…
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S&P Case-Schiller Indices Report Record Rise in Home Prices

Home prices continued to rise at record rates in May according to S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. National home prices rose by 16.60 percent year-over-year in May as compared to 14.80 percent year-over-year price growth in April. The 10-City Home Price Index reported home prices rose 16.40 percent year-over-year and 1.90 percent month-to-month. 20-City Home Price Index Reports 17 Percent Home Price Growth Year-Over-Year S&P Case-Shiller’s 20-City Home Price Index reported month-to-month home price growth of two percent in May as year-over-year home price gains rose from April’s reading of 15 percent to 17 percent year-over-year home price growth. All…
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – October 05, 2015

Last week's economic reports included Pending Home Sales, Construction Spending and several reports on jobs and employment. The details:Pending Home Sales Down as Home Prices RisePending home sales dipped in August, which is consistent with the waning spring and summer peak sales period for homes. Pending home sales were down by -1.40 percent as compared to July's gain of 0.50 percent. Pending home sales indicate future closings and mortgage loan volume.Home prices rose in July according to the S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index, which reported that home prices for the 20-City Home Price Index rose from June's reading of 4.90…
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