Best Home Prices In The Nation

Dated: 02/28/2019

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February 26 - The S&P/ Case-Shiller® Home Price Index® was published today covering the 3 months October through December 2018.

Here are the 20 focus cities ranked by their month to month change in home price index:

  1. Los Angeles +0.25%

  2. Las Vegas +0.17%

  3. New York +0.17%

  4. Miami +0.09%

  5. Atlanta +0.07%

  6. Phoenix +0.05%

  7. Dallas +0.03%

  8. Charlotte -0.04%

  9. Tampa -0.05%

  10. Denver -0.14%

  11. Washington -0.18%

  12. Portland -0.28%

  13. Cleveland -0.36%

  14. Detroit -0.39%

  15. Boston -0.47%

  16. Minneapolis -0.50%

  17. Seattle -0.63%

  18. San Diego -0.69%

  19. Chicago -0.70%

  20. San Francisco -1.43%

Although it only managed to eke out a tiny month to month rise, Phoenix was placed 6th out of 20 and compared favorably with the national average which was -0.14%

On a year over year basis, the HPI changes were:

  1. Las Vegas +11.4%

  2. Phoenix +8.0%

  3. Atlanta +5.9%

  4. Minneapolis +5.5%

  5. Denver +5.5%

  6. Detroit +5.3%

  7. Boston +5.3%

  8. Tampa +5.3%

  9. Charlotte +5.2%

  10. Miami +5.2%

  11. Seattle 5.1%

  12. Cleveland +4.6%

  13. Dallas +3.9%

  14. Portland +3.9%

  15. Los Angeles +3.7%

  16. San Francisco +3.6%

  17. New York +3.3%

  18. Chicago +3.0%

  19. Washington +2.7%

  20. San Diego +2.3%

In this table Las Vegas and Phoenix are a long way ahead of the rest of the pack. The national average is 4.7% and none of the 20 cities is negative year over year.

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Chad Arend

Chad grew up in the Phoenix area, and can't imagine living anywhere else. After working in finance for 6 years, he decided to make the move to real estate in late 2004. Real Estate runs in his family,....

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