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Real House Prices and Price-to-Rent Ratio in January

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Real House Prices and Price-to-Rent Ratio in January

Here is the earlier post on Case-Shiller: Case-Shiller: National House Price Index increased 4.3% year-over-year in January It has been over eleven years since the bubble peak. In the Case-Shiller release this morning, the seasonally adjusted National Index (SA), was reported as being 12.0% above the previous bubble peak. However, in real terms, the...
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Real House Prices and Price-to-Rent Ratio in February

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Real House Prices and Price-to-Rent Ratio in February

Here is the earlier post on Case-Shiller: Case-Shiller: National House Price Index increased 5.8% year-over-year in February It has been more than ten years since the bubble peak. In the Case-Shiller release this morning, the seasonally adjusted National Index (SA), was reported as being 2.1% above the previous bubble peak. However, in real terms,...
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A Comment on House Prices: Real Prices and Price-to-Rent Ratio in January

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A Comment on House Prices: Real Prices and Price-to-Rent Ratio in January

The expected slowdown in year-over-year price increases has occurred. In October 2013, the National index was up 10.9% year-over-year (YoY). In January 2015, the index was up 4.5% YoY.  However the YoY change has only declined slightly over the last five months. Looking forward, I expect the YoY increases for the indexes to move...
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Fed: Q3 Household Debt Service Ratio near Record Low

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Fed: Q3 Household Debt Service Ratio near Record Low

The Fed’s Household Debt Service ratio through Q3 2014 was released two weeks ago: Household Debt Service and Financial Obligations Ratios. I used to track this quarterly back in 2005 and 2006 to point out that households were taking on excessive financial obligations. These ratios show the percent of disposable personal income (DPI) dedicated...
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Real House Prices, Price-to-Rent Ratio, City Prices relative to 2000

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Real House Prices, Price-to-Rent Ratio, City Prices relative to 2000

Case-Shiller, CoreLogic and others report nominal house prices, and it is also useful to look at house prices in real terms (adjusted for inflation) and as a price-to-rent ratio. As an example, if a house price was 0,000 in January 2000, the price would be close to 5,000 today adjusted for inflation.  This is...
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Real House Prices, Price-to-Rent Ratio, City Prices relative to 2000

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Real House Prices, Price-to-Rent Ratio, City Prices relative to 2000

Case-Shiller, CoreLogic and others report nominal house prices, and it is also useful to look at house prices in real terms (adjusted for inflation) and as a price-to-rent ratio. As an example, if a house price was 0,000 in January 2000, the price would be close to 6,000 today adjusted for inflation.  This is...
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Vehicle Sales: Fleet Turnover Ratio

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Vehicle Sales: Fleet Turnover Ratio

Back in early 2009, I wrote a couple of posts arguing there would be an increase in auto sales – Vehicle Sales (Jan 2009) and Looking for the Sun (Feb 2009). Here is an update to the U.S. fleet turnover graph. This graph shows the total number of registered vehicles in the U.S. divided...
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