Home Price Gains "Running out of Superlatives," Highest Appreciation on Record

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May set yet more records for price increases. Both the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index and the Federal Housing Finance Agencies (FHFA) purchase only House Price Index (HPI) reported the highest annual rates of appreciation in their respective records. The Case-Shiller National Index, which covers all nine U.S. census divisions, reported 16.6 percent year-over-year growth in May , up from 14.8 percent in April, its 12 th straight month of accelerating gains and the highest annual increase on record. The 10-City Composite annual increase came in at 16.4 percent compared to 14.5 percent the previous month and the 20-City Composite rose 17.0 percent, a 2 percentage point increase from the April rate. Phoenix, San Diego, and Seattle reported the highest annual gains…(read more)

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Home Price Gains "Running out of Superlatives," Highest Appreciation on Record
Home Price Gains "Running out of Superlatives," Highest Appreciation on Record

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