Tag Archives: Price Indices

Election and Housing: Is Your Home’s Value Better Off?

Are we better off today than we were four years ago? That is the constant question on the eve of yet another tight presidential race. From the perspective of home prices, the answer is, as always, it depends on where … Continue reading

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Is Housing Risen From Ashes? ‘Industry Has Come Back’

Economists are saying it, and now even some Americans are saying it. After falling to depths not seen since the Great Depression, the U.S. housing market may finally be rising from the ashes.  It may not seem like a lot, … Continue reading

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Why Rise in Home Prices May Not Mean Much—Yet

Average home prices through May increased for the second month in a row, according to the latest SP/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, which measure both the top ten and top twenty housing markets in the US. Prices are still down from … Continue reading

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Home prices fall in US, SF region

Home prices nationally and in the Bay Area fell more than expected in September and in the third quarter, according to a closely watched index. The continued declines show a still-struggling housing market that is unable to give a boost … Continue reading

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Biz Break: A ‘welcome shift’ in S.F., other big metro housing markets?

Today: The real estate market may be turning up in the San Francisco region and other big metro areas. Plus: Google (GOOG) introduces Google+ social features. And: MySpace is reportedly about to be sold. An upturn in the real estate … Continue reading

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