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U.S. House Price Index December 2020

Published: 12/23/2020

​House prices rose nationwide in October, up 1.5 percent from the previous month, according to the latest Federal Housing Finance Agency House Price Index (FHFA HPI®).  House prices rose 10.2 percent from October 2019 to October 2020. The previously reported 1.7 percent price change for September 2020 remained unchanged.

For the nine census divisions, seasonally adjusted monthly house price changes from September 2020 to October 2020 ranged from +0.9 percent in the West North Central and East South Central divisions to +2.1 percent in the New England division.  The 12-month changes ranged from +8.4 percent in the West South Central division to +12.5 percent in the Mountain and New England divisions.

Monthly index values and appreciation rate estimates for recent periods are provided in the tables and graphs on the following pages. Downloadable data and HPI release dates for all of 2020 and 2021 are available here: https://www.fhfa.gov/HPI.

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