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​House Price Index Focus Pieces

   

FHFA’s quarterly HPI Releases typically include a “Highlights” article that analyzes house price trends or specific methodological issues related to the HPI’s construction. The downloadable articles are listed below with the corresponding HPI release.

 

Title ​Reporting Period ​Corresponding HPI Release ​(and Pages)

Manufactured House Price Indexes

​2Q 2018

​2Q 2018 HPI Report

​Pages 23 - 27 

Release of New Indexes for Three-Digit ZIP Codes​

​4Q 2014

​​4Q 2014
HPI Report

​​Page 20

Comparing House Price Indexes based on OMB 2009 and 2013 Metropolitan Area Definitio​ns

​3Q 2013

3Q 2013 HPI Report

​Pages 13 – 16

Transitioning to the New OMB 2013 Metropolitan Area Definitions

​2Q 2013

2Q 2013 HPI Report

​Pages 13 – 26

Expanding the Number of Purchase-Only Indexes from 25 to 75 MSAs

​1Q 2013

1Q 2013 HPI Report

​Pages 13 – 21

Recent Differences Between Appreciation Rates Reflected in the Purchase-Only and All-Transactions Indexes

​4Q 2012

4Q 2012 HPI Report

Pages 12 – 18

Expanding the Number of Expanded-Data Indexes to 25 MSAs

​3Q 2012

3Q 2012 HPI Report

Pages 12 – 16

Distress-Free House Price Indexes

​2Q 2012

2Q 2012 HPI Report

Pages 12 – 23

Options for Construction "Distress-Free" House Price Indexes

​1Q 2012

1Q 2012 HPI Report

​Pages 12 – 19

Exploring Negative Revisions in the Monthly HPI

​4Q 2011

4Q 2011 HPI Report

​Pages 12 – 17

Expanded-Data HPI: House Prices and the Oil & Gas Industry

​3Q 2011

3Q 2011 HPI Report

​Pages 12 – 21

Introduction of Expanded-Data House Price Indexes

​2Q 2011

2Q 2011 HPI Report

​Pages 13 – 25

Implementation of New Index Weighting System

​1Q 2011

1Q 2011 HPI Report

​Pages 10 – 16

Price Trends for Homes that are Frequently Traded

​4Q 2010

4Q 2010 HPI Report

​Pages 10 – 14

House Price Indexes Estimated with Additional Data from County Recorder Offices

​3Q 2010

3Q 2010 HPI Report

​Pages 10 – 16

Condominium Indexes

​2Q 2010

2Q 2010 HPI Report

​Pages 10 – 14

New House Price Indexes for Puerto Rico

​1Q 2010

1Q 2010 HPI Report

​Pages 10 – 15

Conversion to New Software for Address Processing

​4Q 2009

4Q 2009 HPI Report

​Pages 10 – 12

The Impact of Distressed Sales on FHFA's Index for California

​3Q 2009

3Q 2009 HPI Report

​Pages 10 – 13

Discussion of New Indexes and Recent Research

​1Q 2009

1Q 2009 HPI Report

​Pages      11 – 12 

Evaluation of the National Weighting System (Update) and Release of Purchase-Only Indexes for Select Metro Areas

​4Q 2008

4Q 2008 HPI Report

​Pages 11 – 14

Assessing the Weights used in the Construction of the National House Price Index

​3Q 2008

3Q 2008 HPI Report

​Pages 11 – 17

Discussion of Relationship between Price Trends and Borrower and Financing Types

​2Q 2008

2Q 2008 HPI Report

​Pages 11 – 12

Technical Note on Future Plans to Update OFHEO HPI-S&P/Case-Shiller Reconciliation Analyses

​4Q 2007

4Q 2007 HPI Report

​Pages 9 – 17

Foreclosures and House Prices

​3Q 2007

3Q 2007 HPI Report

​Pages 11 – 17

Monthly House Price Indexes

​2Q 2007

2Q 2007 HPI Report

​Pages 9 – 17

New "Purchase-Only" House Price Indexes: Comments and Statistics

​1Q 2007

1Q 2007 HPI Report

​Pages 8 – 17

The Market Slowdown and Home Prices in the Suburbs and Exurbs

​4Q 2006

4Q 2006 HPI Report

​Pages 8 – 12

Home Price Appreciation in Rural Areas

​3Q 2006

3Q 2006 HPI Report

​Pages 8 – 14

Appreciation Rate Declines

​2Q 2006

2Q 2006 HPI Report

​Pages 7 – 9

Cash-Out Refinances and Estimated Appreciation Rates

​1Q 2006

1Q 2006 HPI Report

​Pages 5 – 7

Initial Indications of Hurricane Katrina's Effects on Housing Markets

​4Q 2005

4Q 2005 HPI Report

​Pages 8 – 9

Home Prices and Hurricanes

​3Q 2005

3Q 2005 HPI Report

​Pages 7 – 14

Inclusion of Expensive Homes in the HPI

​4Q 2005

4Q 2005 HPI Report

​Pages 8 – 9

HPI Revisions

​1Q 2005

1Q 2005 HPI Report

​Pages 6 – 7

Quarterly Price Slowdown in Many Areas

​4Q 2004

4Q 2004 HPI Report

​Pages 6 – 7

Regional Highlights (North Carolina and California)

​3Q 2004

3Q 2004 HPI Report

​Pages 6 – 9

House Prices Take Off—Almost Everywhere

​4Q 2003

4Q 2003 HPI Report

​Pages 3 – 4

Focus on Hawaii, Mountain States, Northeast

​3Q 2003

3Q 2003 HPI Report

​Pages 3 – 5

Spotlight on California's Continued Stellar Housing Markets

​2Q 2003

2Q 2003 HPI Report

​Pages 3 – 4

Regional Performance and Comparison

​3Q 2002

3Q 2002 HPI Report

​Pages 4 – 7

A Closer Look at "Bubble Areas"

​2Q 2002

2Q 2002 HPI Report

​Pages 4 – 7

Housing Prices Continue to Grow at Healthy Rates

​1Q 2002

1Q 2002 HPI Report

​Pages 3 – 4

Housing Prices Slow Substantially in Fourth Quarter 2001

​4Q 2001

4Q 2001 HPI Report

​Pages 4 – 5

Spotlight on California: Silicon Valley/Northern Bay Area

​3Q 2001

3Q 2001 HPI Report

​Page 2

2001 Average Implied Annual Growth High

​2Q 2001

2Q 2001 HPI Report

​Pages 2 – 3

Maryland and Virginia Suburbs Begin to Reflect DC Growth

​1Q 2001

1Q 2001 HPI Report

​Pages 2 – 3

How the Use the Price to Income Ratio to Determine the Presence of Housing Bubbles

​4Q 2000

4Q 2000 HPI Report

​Pages 7 – 10

Bay Area Continues to Dominate Top 10 MSAs for Most Rapid Appreciation

​2Q 2000

2Q 2000 HPI Report

​Pages 24 – 25

Rural Area House Prices Appreciate More Rapidly than Metro Areas in 1990s

​1Q 2000

1Q 2000 HPI Report

​Pages 24 – 31

 
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