Standard & Poors released its December 2011 Case-Shiller Index this week.
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According to the Case-Shiller Index, home values fell in 19 of 20 tracked markets in November 2011.
By: Marc Lebowitz, Director, ACAR (Ada County (Idaho) Association of Realtors) 2011 December sales were 477 in AdaCounty, a decrease of 9% over December 2010. Total sales for 2011 are 6,299; up 7% over 2010. In July of 2011, we exceeded YTD 2010 sales for the first time in 2011. This is our first year-over-year …
Will your home gain value over the next 12 months? Nobody can know for sure, but should recent housing trends continue, there’s concrete cause for optimism.
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Standard & Poor’s released its September 2011 Case-Shiller Index this week. The index tracks home price changes in select cities between months, quarters, and years. The Case-Shiller Index for September showed drastic devaluations nationwide.
Since bottoming out in March of this year, the Case-Shiller Index is up nearly 4 percent.
The most recent Case-Shiller Index shows a 0.9% rise in home values from June to July 2011. Home values were higher in 17 of the 20 tracked cities.
The June 2011 Case-Shiller Index reading posted strong numbers across the board, with each of the index’s 20 tracked markets showing home price improvement from May.
According to the January Case-Schiller Index, values are down 3.1% from last year, retreating to the same levels from Summer 2003. As a buyer or seller in today’s market, though, don’t read too much into it. The Case-Shiller Index is far too flawed to be the final word in housing.