Housing Holds – Long in the Tooth?

The good news is the Housing report from Case-Shiller is pretty good: S&P CORELOGIC CASE-SHILLER INDEX REPORTS: 10.4% ANNUAL HOME PRICE GAIN TO END 2020 YEAR-OVER-YEAR The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 10.4% annual gain in December, up from 9.5% in the previous month. The 10-City Composite annual increase came in at 9.8%, up from 8.9% in the previous month. The 20-City Composite …

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ShopTalk: Disaster Redesign and Estimating

There is an old saying – beneficially learned growing up in a racially homogenous community – among Chinese:  Crisis is often accompanied by opportunity. In fact, though I don’t remember the characters for it,  they are similar.  Now, in the wake of the BlizTex21, is a good time to remember this linkage. There are steps and process in disaster recovery.  Taken the right way, major improvements in lifestyle may be achieved.  Ignore, you will end …

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Housing Prices Rocket

On track to be up 10% for CY 2020 at this rate. The press release scoop: S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index Shows Annual Home Price Gains Climbed to 9.5% in November YEAR-OVER-YEAR The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 9.5% annual gain in November, up from 8.4% in the previous month. The 10-City Composite annual increase came in at 8.8%, up from 7.6% in the …

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Housing Screams Higher

Printing Press On? Why Not? Even though the U.S. Money supply is up over 20% for the year, normalcy bias will prevent most people from caring because their home prices have been rocking-it. Just out: NEW YORK, DECEMBER 29, 2020 – S&P Dow Jones Indices today released the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. YEAR-OVER-YEAR The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering …

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Personal Prison Sales Soar

Gotta Lock-In Somewhere, Right? If there was ever a reason to  buy the biggest home you could afford, Coronavirus is IT.  Capital I.T. Not surprisingly, people are doing exactly  as programmed: NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 24, 2020 – S&P Dow Jones Indices today released the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released today for September 2020 show that home prices continue to increase across the U.S. …

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Housing Data: Fed Inflation Arrives?

Just out is the monthly Case Shiller, S&P, CoreLogic (and whoever else) Housing report: “YEAR-OVER-YEAR  The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 5.7% annual gain in August, up from 4.8% in the previous month. The 10-City Composite annual increase came in at 4.7%, up from 3.5% in the previous month. The 20-City Composite posted a 5.2% year-over-year gain, up from 4.1% in the previous …

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Fresh Housing Data

Just out is the monthly press release from Case-Shiller (S&P, et al) on Housing prices around the country.  Holding their own…but…. NEW YORK, JULY 28, 2020 – S&P Dow Jones Indices today released the latest results for the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released today for May 2020 show that home prices continue to increase at a modest rate across the U.S. YEAR-OVER-YEAR  The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. …

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Housing Pops But….

Incomplete data due to CV-19 in Detroit area. YEAR-OVER-YEAR  The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 4.7% annual gain in April, up from 4.6% in the previous month. The 10-City Composite annual increase came in at 3.4%, remaining the same as last month. The 20-City Composite posted a 4.0% year-over-year gain, up from 3.9% in the previous month. Phoenix, Seattle and Minneapolis reported the …

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