FHFA: U.S. House Prices Rise 5.5% Over the Last Year

U.S. house prices rose 5.5 percent between September 2022 and September 2023, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s House Price Index report released Tuesday.

August Indexes Show Price Gains

The Federal Housing Finance Agency released its price index for August, showing a 0.6% month-to-month gain and a 5.6% annual gain in U.S. house prices.

Home Price Reports: Monthly Gains Turn Negative

Annual home price appreciation, which flew along at a 20-percent pace for much of the past several years, appears to be grinding to a much slower pace going into 2023.

House Prices Continue to Flatten

Reports from S&P Down Jones Indices, New York, and the Federal Housing Finance Agency show continued flattening of home prices nationwide, although they remain elevated in most markets.

Home Price Reports: ‘Deceleration’ is Key Word

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices reported an 18 percent annual gain in June, still hot but well off the 19.9 percent pace in May. And the Federal Housing Finance Agency also reported deceleration in June, to 17 percent.