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- The index recorded a 4.7 increase year-over-year in August 2015.
- San Francisco, Denver and Portland reported the highest year-over-year gains.
- The index rose 0.3 percent month-over-month in August 2015.
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Home equity rates:
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Yesterday’s most recent market news:
- Origination volume was $100 billion higher in 2014 than industry experts had estimated.
- Industry concentration is declining: The top five mortgage loan firms accounted for only 34 percent of the market in 2014.
- The projected refinance share of originations in 2015 has been lowered by 1 percentage point to 47 percent.
- Sales of new single-family homes in September 2015 were down 11.5 percent month-over-month.
- However, sales were up 2.0 percent year-over-year.
- The median sales price of new houses sold in September 2015 was $296,900; the average sales price was $364,100.
- Boise (Idaho), San Francisco and Denver saw the biggest year-over-year index point increases in August 2015.
- Dallas/Fort Worth/Arlington, Denver/Aurora/Lakewood and Austin/Round Rock were cited as top markets in the “rebound report.”
- Bottom markets for rebounding: Las Vegas/Henderson/Paradise, Stockton/Lodi (California) and Cape Coral/Fort Myers.
- August home prices were up 0.3 percent month-over-month.
- Prices are up 5.5 percent year-over-year.
- The current home price index value, according to Black Knight: $253,000.
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