Standard & Poor's Case-Shiller Home Price Index
News about the Standard & Poor's Case-Shiller Home Price Index. Commentary and archival information about the S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index from The New York Times.
11/26/2017 02:17 PM
Housing Reports, a Possible Tax Vote and a Fed Chair Hearing
Jerome Powell heads to Capitol Hill for hearings on his nomination to be the new Fed chief, while Janet Yellen’s appearance before Congress may be her last.
08/04/2017 04:11 AM
The Transformation of the ‘American Dream’
It wasn’t originally about owning a beautiful home and a roaring business. It meant freedom, mutual respect and equality of opportunity.
06/20/2017 09:00 PM
With Fewer Homes for Sale, Bidding Wars Erupt in Washington
An influx of professionals is bidding on a limited supply of affordable homes in the Washington area, driving up prices.
05/17/2017 11:00 PM
How Tales of ‘Flippers’ Led to a Housing Bubble
The boom and bust cycle in the housing market had terrible consequences. Yet unless we fully understand its causes, we may end up repeating it.
12/27/2016 01:16 PM
Rising Consumer Confidence Is Driven by High Expectations for Trump
The Consumer Confidence Index rose to 113.7 this month, its highest mark since August 2001, as Americans expressed optimism for better economic times.
10/25/2016 09:22 AM
Consumer Confidence Slips, but Home Prices Continue to Climb
Confidence slipped to 98.6 this month after rising to 103.5 in September, and a home prices index rose 5.1 percent in August, after gaining in July.
08/23/2016 05:27 AM
The Housing Market Is Finally Starting to Look Healthy
Millennials are in the mood to buy, and homebuilders are starting to produce more of the starter houses they demand.
07/21/2016 09:21 AM
Karl Case, Economist Who Developed Home Price Index, Dies at 69
Mr. Case, a professor at Wellesley College, worked with a Yale economist to develop the Case-Shiller Index to track home values in an opaque market.
07/15/2016 04:01 AM
Why Land and Homes Actually Tend to Be Disappointing Investments
It’s true, as the adage goes, that they’re not making land anymore, but technology that allows more intensive use of land has held down values in the long term.
06/10/2016 01:44 AM
The Overinflated Fear of Being Priced Out of Housing
It’s easy to understand how worries spread, but the historical record suggests such fears are generally exaggerated.