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U.S. House Price Index Report - 2Q 2013 / June 2013

Published: 8/22/2013
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​Significant Finding​s:

  • The seasonally adjusted purchase-only HPI rose in 47 states and in the District of Columbia during the second quarter. Top 5 in annual appreciation: 1) Nevada 2) California 3) Arizona 4) Oregon and 5) District of Columbia.

  • Of the nine census divisions, the Pacific division experienced the strongest increase in the latest quarter, posting a 4.6 percent increase and a 16.2 percent increase since last year. House prices were weakest in the East South Central division, where prices increased 0.9 percent from the prior quarter.

  • As measured with purchase-only indexes for the 100 most populated metropolitan areas in the U.S., second quarter price increases were greatest in the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) where prices increased by 10.0 percent. Prices were weakest in the Akron, OH MSA, where they fell 3.9 percent over that period.

  • The monthly seasonally adjusted purchase-only index for the U.S. has increased for the last 17 consecutive months.​

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