- The index climbed 4.5 percent year over year in June 2015.
- Denver (10.2 percent), San Francisco (9.5 percent) and Dallas (8.2 percent) reported the highest year-over-year gains.
- The national index jumped 1 percent month over month in June 2015.
- Austin, Texas, is the healthiest large housing market in the U.S., followed by Seattle, Washington, and Denver, Colorado.
- Cleveland, Ohio, is the least-healthy large housing market, followed by Detroit, Michigan, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
- Berkeley, Sunnyvale and San Mateo, California, were the markets with the lowest percentage of homes in negative equity.
- U.S. house prices rose 1.2 percent in the second quarter of 2015.
- This signifies the 16th consecutive quarterly price rise.
- The seasonally adjusted monthly index for June was up 0.2 percent from May, and house prices rose 5.4 percent year over year.
- Home values rose 3 percent year over year in July, down from 3.4 percent year-over-year growth in June.
- Denver, Dallas, San Jose and San Francisco are still experiencing double-digit home value increases.
- Rent continues to rise, up 4.2 percent year over year from July 2014.
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Yesterday’s market news:
- U.S. home price index is now at $252,000, 5.8 percent off June 2006 peak of $286,000.
- This is up 26 percent from the market’s lowest price.
- Thirteen of the nation’s 40 largest metro areas hit new peaks in June.
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