Standard & Poor’s/Case Shiller index Archives

Phoenix home prices jump 18.8% in year


Home prices rose in August in nearly all U.S. cities, and many of the markets hit hardest during the crisis are starting to show sustained gains. The increases are the latest evidence of a steady housing recovery. The Standard & Poor’s/Case Shiller index reported Tuesday that national home prices increased 2 percent in August compared… Read More →

Home prices rise in July in 20 major U.S. cities


Home prices kept rising in July across the United States, buoyed by greater sales and fewer foreclosures. National home prices increased 1.2 percent in July, compared to the same month last year, according to the Standard & Poor’s/Case Shiller index released Tuesday. That’s the second straight year-over-year gain after two years without one. The report… Read More →