September 2013 Existing Home Sales Remain in 2013 Growth Trend Lines

Written by Steven Hansen The headlines for existing home sales say that sales growth declined in September month-over-month. Our analysis says sales were stronger compared to last month, and overall growth remains relatively strong and in line with 2013 growth trends.

Case-Shiller Home Prices Grow Again in July 2013

Written by Steven Hansen The non-seasonally adjusted Case-Shiller home price index (20 cities) for July 2013 (released today) showed the 14th year-over-year gain in housing prices since the end of the housing stimulus in 2010.

August 2013 Existing Home Sales Soft But Remains In Strong Growth Trend Lines

Written by Steven Hansen The headlines for existing home sales say that sales growth improved in August month-over-month. Our analysis shows sales were soft compared to last month, but overall growth remains strong and in line with 2013 growth trends.

July 2013 Pending Home Sales Index Declines

Written by Steven Hansen The pending home sales index for July was released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) today, and our analysis suggests that August existing home sales will be marginally “less good”.