David Blitzer

Home Prices Up Last 4 Months, But Here’s Fine Print

Case Shiller’s July report showed home prices across 20 major U.S. metro areas were up 0.9% since June, the fourth straight monthly ’20-City’ gain after seven months of decline. But prices are down 4.1% since last July, and prices are down drastically from 2006 highs and now at 2003 levels (CHARTS BELOW). Chairman of S&P’s

Case Shiller Confirms Importance Of LOCAL Home Price Analysis

Case Shiller’s June report showed home prices across 20 major U.S. metro areas were up 1.1% since May, the third straight monthly ’20-City’ gain after seven months of decline. But prices are down 4.5% since last June, and prices are down drastically from 2006 highs and now at 2003 levels (charts below). Here’s the most

Linkage: Regional Impact Of Loan Limit Cuts

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