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Home Price Index Highlights: July 2016

National Home Prices Increased 6 Percent Year Over Year in July 2016

Molly Boesel    |    Property Valuation

HPI Highlights
  • Home prices including distressed sales increased 6 percent year over year in July 2016 and are forecast to increase by 5.4 percent over the next year.
  • The highest appreciation was in the West, with Oregon and Washington growing by double digits in June.
  • The low-price tier showed the fastest appreciation of any price tier.

National home prices...

Home Price Index Audio Clip: July 2016

National Home Prices Increased 6 Percent Year Over Year in July 2016

Molly Boesel    |    Audio

The 2016 home price index shows that national home prices appreciated 6.0 percent from a year ago, and are now just 6.0 percent below the April 2006 peak. Prices are forecasted to increase by 5.4 percent over the next year, indicating that prices will be back to their peak level in 2017. Prices on the low end are appreciating the fastest, with the lowest priced homes...

Distressed Sales Update: May 2016

Distressed Sales Accounted for 8 Percent of Homes Sold Nationally in May 2016

Molly Boesel    |    Housing Trends

Distressed Sales as Percentage of Total Sales
  • Of total sales in May 2016, distressed sales accounted for 8.4 percent and real estate-owned (REO) sales accounted for 5.4 percent
  • The REO sales share was 22.5 percentage points below its peak of 27.9 percent in January 2009
  • Distressed sales shares fell in most states, including the oil markets

Distressed sales, which include REO and short...

Cash Sales Update: May 2016

Cash Sales Accounted for 30 Percent of All Home Sales in May

Molly Boesel    |    Housing Trends

Cash sales accounted for 30 percent of total home sales in May 2016, down 2.5 percentage points year over year from May 2015. On a month-over-month basis, the cash sales share fell by 1.7 percentage points in May 2016 compared with April 2016. For the first five months of 2016, the cash sales share averaged 33 percent, the lowest start to any year since 2008. The cash sales share peaked in...

HMDA Preview

CoreLogic Estimates Mortgage Origination Dollars Increased 30 Percent in 2015

Molly Boesel    |    Mortgage Performance

First-Lien Mortgage Originations Increase 30 Percent in 2015

It’s that time of year again. The annual Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA)1 data is expected in mid-September at which point the details on mortgage lending for 2015 will be made public. HMDA contains information for lenders and policy makers, including details on mortgage denial rates, borrower and applicant details, mortgage pricing and the level of mortgage...

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