Economic and Housing Research
Fixed mortgage rates increased this week following stronger than expected economic data releases. Private companies added 215,000 new jobs in November according to the ADP employment report, well above the consensus. In addition, revisions added 54,000 jobs in the prior month. Lastly, new home sales rose 25 percent in the month of October to a seasonally adjusted 444,000 annual pace, though this followed a weaker than expected September report and downward revisions over the summer months. >> Next Commentary: December 12
Freddie Mac House Price Index (FMHPISM)
Freddie Mac publishes its monthly house price index values each quarter for the nation as a whole, for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and 367 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs).
U.S. House Price Performance By State, September 2012 to September 2013
Freddie Mac’s House Price Index Gained 11% in the Last 12 Months, But September 2013 Remains 14% Below June 2006
House Prices Performance By State June 2006 to September 2013
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