Home Price Index rises 5.9% | Pound Ridge Real Estate

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller composite index of 20 metropolitan areas in the US rose 5.9 percent year-on-year in March of 2017, the same as in February and above market expectations of following a 5.7 percent gain. Prices rose the most in Seattle (12.3 percent), Portland (9.2 percent) and Dallas (8.6 percent). Meanwhile, the national index, covering all nine US census divisions rose 5.8 percent, up from 5.7 percent in February and setting a 33-month high. Case Shiller Home Price Index in the United States averaged 158.44 Index Points from 2000 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 206.52 Index Points in July of 2006 and a record low of 100 Index Points in January of 2000.

United States S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index
CalendarGMTReferenceActualPreviousConsensusForecast (i)
2017-04-2501:00 PMFeb0.4%0.2%0.2%
2017-05-3001:00 PMMar5.9%5.9%5.7%5.8%
2017-05-3001:00 PMMar1%0.4%0.3%
2017-06-2601:00 PMApr5.9%
2017-06-2601:00 PMApr1%
2017-07-2701:00 PMMay


United States HousingLastPreviousHighestLowestUnit
Building Permits1228.001260.002419.00513.00Thousand[+]
Housing Starts1172.001203.002494.00478.00Thousand[+]
New Home Sales569.00642.001389.00270.00Thousand[+]
Pending Home Sales0.802.6030.90-24.30percent[+]
Existing Home Sales5570.005700.007250.001370.00Thousand[+]
Construction Spending-0.201.805.90-4.80percent[+]
Housing Index0.600.801.20-1.70percent[+]
Nahb Housing Market Index70.0068.0078.008.00[+]
Mortgage Rate4.174.2310.563.47percent[+]
Mortgage Applications4.40-4.1049.10-38.80percent[+]
Home Ownership Rate63.6063.7069.2062.90percent[+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index195.39193.50206.52100.00Index Points[+]