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US House Price Index May 202027871<p>U.S. house prices fell in May, down <strong>0.3 percent</strong> from the previous month, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI). House prices rose <strong>4.9 percent</strong> from May 2019 to May 2020. The previously reported <strong>0.2 percent</strong> increase for April 2020 was revised downward to <strong>0.1</strong> <strong>percent</strong>.</p><p>For the nine census divisions, seasonally adjusted monthly house price changes from April 2020 to May 2020 ranged from <strong>-1.0</strong> <strong>percent</strong> in the New England division to <strong>+0.1 percent</strong> in the South Atlantic division. The 12-month changes were all positive, ranging from <strong>+3.7 percent</strong> in the New England division to <strong>+6.3 percent</strong> in the Mountain division.</p><p>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 are available here&#58; <a href="/HPI">https&#58;//www.fhfa.gov/HPI</a>.</p><p><a href="/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/FHFA-HPI-Down-0pt3-Pct-in-May-Up-4pt9-Pct-from-Last-Year.aspx">Related news release</a>. </p>7/22/2020 1:00:47 PMHome / About FHFA / Reports / US House Price Index May 2020 House Price Index U.S. house prices fell in May 1980https://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
U.S. House Price Index - April 202028202<p style="font-style&#58;normal;">​​U.S. house prices rose in April, up&#160;<span style="font-size&#58;inherit;font-family&#58;inherit;font-weight&#58;700 !important;">0.2 percent</span>&#160;from the previous month, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI).&#160;House prices rose&#160;<span style="font-size&#58;inherit;font-family&#58;inherit;font-weight&#58;700 !important;">5.5 percent</span>&#160;from April 2019 to April 2020.&#160;The previously reported&#160;<span style="font-size&#58;inherit;font-family&#58;inherit;font-weight&#58;700 !important;">0.1 percent&#160;</span>increase for March 2020 remains unchanged.</p><p style="font-style&#58;normal;">For the nine census divisions, seasonally adjusted monthly house price changes from March 2020 to April 2020 ranged from&#160;<span style="font-size&#58;inherit;font-family&#58;inherit;font-weight&#58;700 !important;">-0.5 percent&#160;</span>in the South Atlantic division to&#160;<span style="font-size&#58;inherit;font-family&#58;inherit;font-weight&#58;700 !important;">+0.8 percent</span>&#160;in the West South Central division.&#160;The 12-month changes were all positive, ranging from&#160;<span style="font-size&#58;inherit;font-family&#58;inherit;font-weight&#58;700 !important;">+5.0 percent</span>&#160;in the Middle Atlantic division to&#160;<span style="font-size&#58;inherit;font-family&#58;inherit;font-weight&#58;700 !important;">+6.8 percent</span>&#160;in the Mountain division.</p><p style="font-style&#58;normal;"> <span style="font-style&#58;normal;">Monthly index values and appreciation rate estimates for recent periods are provided in the tables&#160;and graphs in the attachment.&#160;Downloadable data and HPI release dates for all of 2020 are&#160;available here&#58;&#160;</span><a href="/HPI" style="font-family&#58;&quot;source sans pro&quot;, sans-serif;font-size&#58;14px;">https&#58;//www.fhfa.gov/HPI</a><span style="font-style&#58;normal;">​.​</span>​<br></p><p style="font-style&#58;normal;"> <a href="/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/FHFA-House-Price-Index-Up-0pt2-Percent-in-April-2020.aspx" style="font-size&#58;14px;font-family&#58;&quot;source sans pro&quot;, sans-serif;">Related News Release</a>​</p>6/24/2020 1:00:49 PMHome / About FHFA / Reports / U.S. House Price Index - April 2020 House Price Index 2811https://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx
U.S. House Price Index Report - 1Q2020 / March27748<p>​U.S. house prices rose in the first quarter of 2020, up&#160;1.7 percent&#160;according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI).&#160; House prices rose&#160;5.7 percent&#160;from the first quarter of 2019 to the first quarter of 2020.&#160; FHFA’s seasonally adjusted monthly index for March was up&#160;0.1 percent&#160;from February.</p><p>View highlights video featuring Dr. Lynn Fisher at&#160;&#160;<a href="https&#58;//youtu.be/KIGimQ7oM_w">https&#58;//youtu.be/KIGimQ7oM_w</a>. </p><p>New&#58;&#160;​<br></p><ul style="display&#58;inline;"><li><p style="display&#58;inline;">​​​Trends in the Top 100 Metropolitan Statistical Areas are available through our newly-published interactive dashboard&#160;<a href="/DataTools/Tools/Pages/FHFA-HPI-Top-100-Metro-Area-Rankings.aspx">https&#58;//www.fhfa.gov/DataTools/Tools/Pages/FHFA-HPI-Top-100-Metro-Area-Rankings.aspx</a>. The first tab displays rankings while the second tab offers charts.<br></p></li></ul><div><p><strong style="font-family&#58;&quot;source sans pro&quot;, sans-serif;font-size&#58;14px;">​​Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact on House Prices</strong><br></p><p>The data contained within this report is unlikely to reflect the economic impact of COVID-19.&#160; Estimated house price movements are based upon closings through March 31st, but, because of the time delay between when a contract is signed and a loan closes, purchase data from March largely reflect prices that were set in late-January and throughout February.&#160; In other words, many March purchases reflect prices that were agreed upon before broad stay-at-home orders were issued.&#160; Regarding transaction counts, the number of purchase-money repeat transactions in the first quarter of 2020 are comparable to the prior quarter and to the first quarter of 2019.&#160; However, March activity might not be representative of typical home sales because of recent market changes like a higher than normal rate of sales cancellations.&#160;<strong style="font-family&#58;&quot;source sans pro&quot;, sans-serif;font-size&#58;14px;">​</strong></p><p><a href="/Media/PublicAffairs/Pages/US-House-Prices-Rise-1pt7-Percent-in-First-Quarter.aspx">Related News Release​</a><br></p></div>5/26/2020 1:00:32 PMHome / About FHFA / Reports / U.S. House Price Index Report - 1Q2020 / March House Price Index 12108https://www.fhfa.gov/AboutUs/Reports/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx