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U.S. House Price Index Report - January 2020

Published: 3/25/2020

​​U.S. house prices rose in January, up 0.3 percent from the previous month, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI). House prices rose 5.2 percent from January 2019 to January 2020. The previously reported 0.6 percent increase for December 2019 was revised upward to 0.7 percent.

For the nine census divisions, seasonally adjusted monthly house price changes from December 2019 to January 2020 ranged from -0.2 percent in the Mountain division to +0.7 percent in the South Atlantic divisions. The 12-month changes were all positive, ranging from +4.1 percent in the Middle Atlantic division to +6.4 percent in the South Atlantic division.

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

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