Chicago home prices fall for sixth consecutive month

It's the last Tuesday of the month, a/k/a Case-Shiller Tuesday, and the results are in for February home price trends.

The seasonally-adjusted index for metro-area Chicago single-family homes dropped 0.73% from the previous month and dropped year-over-year by 6.84%. This places the current index just below price levels prevailing in January of 2001.

The seasonally-adjusted condo index also fell month-over-month, decreasing by 0.89% and fell year-over-year, by 8.89%. That index is now just below March of 2000 levels.

The single-family and condo index prices declined for the sixth straight month, following several months of price increases.

The not-seasonally-adjusted single-family index fell 2.52% month-over-month and 6.95% year-over-year. The condo index fell 2.43% month-over-month and 9.06% year-over-year.

The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices are calculated monthly using a three-month moving average and published with a two month lag.

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