Tag: Chicago home prices

Case Shiller Home Price Futures And Options Can Hedge Chicago Area Home Prices

Case Shiller Home Price Futures And Options Can Hedge Chicago Area Home Prices
John H Dolan has been the market maker for the Case Shiller futures for much of the last eight years. I often reference his work, which can be found at www.homepricefutures.com, when attempting to provide a home price forecast for the Chicago area. He wrote the following post to address the question of how the... Read more »

Case Shiller: Chicago Area Home Price Gains Rise To Bottom 25% In Rankings

Case Shiller: Chicago Area Home Price Gains Rise To Bottom 25% In Rankings
According to the April Case Shiller Home price indices released this morning by Dow Jones S&P CoreLogic another of the 20 metro areas tracked – Seattle – fell below the Chicago area in the rankings of year over year single family home price appreciation. This left Chicago 5th from the bottom. In general home price... Read more »

Case Shiller: Chicago Area Home Price Appreciation Slows To 3 Year Low

Case Shiller: Chicago Area Home Price Appreciation Slows To 3 Year Low
Dow Jones S&P CoreLogic released the March Case Shiller home price indices this morning and they show that home price gains across the nation continue to slow down. In particular, the Case Shiller Chicago area index for single family homes in March resulted in the lowest year over year gain in 37 months at 1.8%.... Read more »
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Case Shiller: Chicago Area Home Prices Rise Faster Than In California

Case Shiller: Chicago Area Home Prices Rise Faster Than In California
After yesterday’s release of the Dow Jones S&P CoreLogic February Case Shiller home price index I needed a catchier headline than the usual “Home Prices Are Slowing Down” and “The Chicago Area Was Slow To Begin With”. I decided to focus instead on the unusual circumstances of home price appreciation in all 3 California metro... Read more »

Case Shiller: Chicago Area Home Price Gains Slowest In A Year

Case Shiller: Chicago Area Home Price Gains Slowest In A Year
The folks at Dow Jones S&P CoreLogic released their much awaited January Case Shiller home price index for the nation and the Chicago area (along with 19 other metro areas) this morning. The big headline making the rounds today is that for the nation as a whole year over year home price gain of 4.3%... Read more »

Real Estate Experts More Optimistic About Home Prices Except For Chicago Area

Real Estate Experts More Optimistic About Home Prices Except For Chicago Area
Zillow and Pulsenomics recently came out with their first quarter home price expectations survey of more than 100 real estate experts. The graph below provides their updated view (the orange line) from December, dropping 2018 appreciation from the time horizon and just focusing on the next 5 years, including 2019. If you go back to... Read more »
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Case Shiller: Chicago Area Home Price Gains Advance To 3rd From Bottom

Case Shiller: Chicago Area Home Price Gains Advance To 3rd From Bottom
This morning’s release of Dow Jones S&P CoreLogic’s Case Shiller home price indices for December show the nation’s home price appreciation slowing down further. The Chicago area’s gains also slowed slightly but since the nation slowed down much more it’s giving us an opportunity to catch up – relatively speaking. We have now advanced to... Read more »

Case Shiller: Chicago Condos Show Weakest Price Gains In Almost 4 Years

Case Shiller: Chicago Condos Show Weakest Price Gains In Almost 4 Years
Dow Jones S&P CoreLogic just released their November Case Shiller home price indices and they show further slowing in price appreciation for both the nation and the Chicago area. For single family homes year over year appreciation in the Case Shiller Chicago index slowed only slightly to 3.1% vs. 3.3% in October. However, broader measures... Read more »

Chicago Gentrification Trends Flag Best Real Estate Returns

Chicago Gentrification Trends Flag Best Real Estate Returns
Obviously a lot of home buyers are obsessed with which neighborhoods have the most potential for home price appreciation. Consequently, I’ve recently written a few posts on which Chicago neighborhoods have been the hottest in terms of price appreciation using a couple of different data sets. However, there is yet another perspective to be gained... Read more »
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Case Shiller: Chicago Home Price Appreciation Strengthens While Nation Slows

Case Shiller: Chicago Home Price Appreciation Strengthens While Nation Slows
According to the October Case Shiller home price index recently released by Dow Jones S&P CoreLogic the nation’s single family home price appreciation slowed down a bit in many of the nation’s markets. While year over year gains for the nation as a whole stayed the same from September at 5.5% the 10 city composite... Read more »