Tuesday, February 04, 2020

CoreLogic: House Prices up 4.0% Year-over-year in December

by Calculated Risk on 2/04/2020 09:02:00 AM

Notes: This CoreLogic House Price Index report is for December. The recent Case-Shiller index release was for November. The CoreLogic HPI is a three month weighted average and is not seasonally adjusted (NSA).

From CoreLogic: CoreLogic Reports December Home Prices Increased by 4.0% Year Over Year

Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased year over year by 4% in December 2019 compared with December 2018 and increased month over month by 0.3% in December 2019 compared with November 2019.
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“Moderately priced homes are in high demand and short supply, pushing up values and eroding affordability for first-time buyers. Homes that sold for 25% or more below the local median price experienced a 5.9% price gain in 2019, compared with a 3.7% gain for homes that sold for 25% or more above the median.” Dr. Frank Nothaft, Chief Economist for CoreLogic
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CR Note: The YoY change in the CoreLogic index decreased over the last year, but lately the YoY change has been increasing.