Daily market update: Jan. 26, 2016

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November 2015 Case-Shiller housing price index:

  • The index was up 5.3 percent year-over-year.
  • Portland, San Francisco and Denver reported the highest annual gains.
  • The index rose 0.1 percent month-over-month in November 2015 (seasonally unadjusted).

Federal Housing Finance Agency’s House Price Index for November 2015:

  • Home prices are up 0.5 percent (seasonally adjusted) month-over-month.
  • Year-over-year, prices were up 5.9 percent.
  • The index levels for October/November 2015 exceeded the 2007 peak.

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Last week’s most recent market news:

National Association of Realtors’ December 2015 existing-home sales:

  • Total existing-home sales rose 14.7 percent month-over-month in December 2015 (on a seasonally adjusted basis).
  • The median existing-home price for all housing types in December was $224,100, up 7.6 percent year-over-year.
  • Total housing inventory was 1.79 million existing homes for sale, down 3.8 percent year-over-year.

December EHS Infographic

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