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Case-Shiller: National House Price Index increased 5.2% year-over-year in November

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Case-Shiller: National House Price Index increased 5.2% year-over-year in November

S&P/Case-Shiller released the monthly Home Price Indices for November (“October” is a 3 month average of September, October and November prices). This release includes prices for 20 individual cities, two composite indices (for 10 cities and 20 cities) and the monthly National index. Note: Case-Shiller reports Not Seasonally Adjusted (NSA), I use the SA...
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EIA: “The average pump price for December is on track to be the lowest for the month in eight years”

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EIA: “The average pump price for December is on track to be the lowest for the month in eight years”

The EIA released the Short-Term Energy Outlook yesterday. From the STEO: • Benchmark North Sea Brent crude oil spot prices averaged /barrel (b) in August, a /b increase from July. This was the fourth consecutive month in which Brent spot crude oil prices averaged between /b and /b. • Brent crude oil prices are...
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Sunday Night Futures: Brent Oil Price Lowest Since 2004

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Sunday Night Futures: Brent Oil Price Lowest Since 2004

Brent oil prices are now the lowest since June 2004 according to the EIA. WTI prices are the lowest since December 2008 (WTI fell to .28 per barrel on December 23, 2008). From the USA Today: Gas prices could drop toward a gallon As oil prices fall, and refinery capacity stays strong, the price...
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2012: Calling the House Price Bottom

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2012: Calling the House Price Bottom

Note: CR is on vacation, and I will return on Sunday, August 23rd. In 2005 and 2006, I was researching previous housing bubble / busts to try to predict what would happen following the bursting of the housing bubble. So, in April 2008, when many pundits were calling the housing bottom, I wrote: Housing...
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Wednesday: Consumer Price Index

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Wednesday: Consumer Price Index

Here is a forecast for 2015 from the MBA: MBA Sees Originations Increasing Seven Percent in 2015 The Mortgage Bankers Association announced today that it expects to see .19 trillion in mortgage originations during 2015, a seven percent increase from 2014. While MBA anticipates purchase originations will increase 15 percent, it expects refinance originations...
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The Slow Down in the House Price Indexes

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The Slow Down in the House Price Indexes

We are finally seeing the slowdown in the year-over-year (YoY) housing price indexes that many of us have been expecting based on supply and demand.  With inventory increasing steadily – and by one measure now above 2012 levels for the same week – the price slowdown will probably continue (and we may see price...
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Zillow: Case-Shiller House Price Index expected to slow further year-over-year in May

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Zillow: Case-Shiller House Price Index expected to slow further year-over-year in May

The Case-Shiller house price indexes for April were released Tuesday. Zillow has started forecasting Case-Shiller a month early – and I like to check the Zillow forecasts since they have been pretty close.   From Zillow: Case-Shiller Indices Will Continue to Show More Marked Slowdowns he Case-Shiller data for April 2014 came out this morning (research brief...
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Zillow forecasts Case-Shiller House Price index to increase 8.0% Year-over-year for January

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Zillow forecasts Case-Shiller House Price index to increase 8.0% Year-over-year for January

The Case-Shiller house price indexes for January will be released Tuesday, March 26th. Zillow has started forecasting the Case-Shiller almost a month early – and I like to check the Zillow forecasts since they have been pretty close. Zillow Forecast: January Case-Shiller Composite-20 Will Be Up 8% Year-Over-Year e predict that next month’s Case-Shiller...
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FNC: “Foreclosure price discounts drop to pre-crisis levels”

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FNC: “Foreclosure price discounts drop to pre-crisis levels”

Some interesting data from FNC: Foreclosure price discounts drop to pre-crisis levels Though home foreclosures continue to be a challenge in many hard-hit markets, a report released this week by mortgage technology company FNC indicates the ongoing housing recovery should continue for the long haul. According to FNC’s Foreclosure Market Report, foreclosure prices have...
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Zillow forecasts Case-Shiller House Price index to show 1.6% Year-over-year increase for July

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Zillow forecasts Case-Shiller House Price index to show 1.6% Year-over-year increase for July

Note: The Case-Shiller report to be released next Tuesday is for July (really an average of prices in May, June and July). Zillow Forecast: July Case-Shiller Composite-20 Expected to Show 1.6% Increase from One Year Ago On Tuesday, Sept. 25, the Case-Shiller Composite Home Price Indices for July will be released. Zillow predicts that...
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