S&P/Case-Shiller: Home prices continue to strengthen

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Home price gains continue to slow in many of the largest metro areas, according to a new S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller nationwide survey.. Los Angeles saw a 5.5 percent home price increase, while Miami had a 4.6 percent.

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Home price gains continued to slow, according to the latest data from the. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index. The 10-City Composite's annual increase of 2.3 percent was down from 2.5.

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“This trend supports the fact that lower mortgage rates have started to entice buyers this spring and foreshadows a potential strengthening of existing home sales in the. and house price growth.

 · With lean inventory and hearty demand, home prices continue to accelerate, despite headwinds, according to a closely-watched national tracker of prices.. The S&P/Case-Shiller.

With today’s release of the April S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, we learned that seasonally adjusted home prices for the benchmark 20-city index were unchanged month over month. The seasonally adjusted national index year-over-year change has hovered between 4.2% and 6.7% for the last two-plus years.

Hottest real estate market in the country? Las Vegas US home price gains slowed slighting. “There’s always reason to worry [about a coming collapse],” Robert Shiller, Nobel Prize-winning economist and co-creator of the S&P/Case Shiller Index, told.

Case-Shiller: U.S. Home Prices Continue to Climb. "Supplies of homes costing less than $100,000 are tight in much of the country, especially in the West, so first-time buyers have fewer options.". Yun and others expect the strong spring real estate season will bring more homes on the market slightly easing the inventory issues, but overall,

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