Tag Archives: Case-Shiller Indices

Home Prices — A Whole Lot Better Performance Than Autos

Yesterday the Case-Shiller Index (owned by Standard and Poors), reported that U.S. home prices declined once again, now down from the peak on a national average 33.9 percent based on  the 20-city composite index. Once again I invoke the TINSTAANREM clause—There Is No Such Thing As A National Real Estate Market since not all markets …Read more

Light at the End of the Tunnel (and It’s Not Another Train)

May 2010 Case-Shiller Home Price Series Indicates Most Markets Coming Off the Bottom — A Few Markets Gaining Double The majority of the 20 cities included in the S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Indices are showing gains off the bottom in May.  Three cities, San Diego, San Francisco and Minneapolis all reported year-over-year gains of more …Read more

Interview on MSNBC.com

Experts see underlying weakness in housing Despite a surprising surge in home sales reported this week experts say the housing market’s spring fling has been fueled by now-expired tax credits and is unlikely to last.

Light at the End of the Tunnel For Housing…

But a Ways to Go to Get There James Hagerty of the Wall Street Journal once again has written about upcoming speed bumps in the road to recovery in the housing debacle.  (see below following this commentary). As the housing bubble commences the final–albeit still painful phase of bursting–we see light at the end of …Read more