The average prices of single-family houses with mortgages guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the United States went up 0.2 percent from a month earlier in November 2019, following an upwardly revised 0.4 percent advance in October and matching market expectations. Among Census divisions, the biggest increases were recorded in East South Central (0.8 percent), Pacific (0.2 percent), and West North Central (0.2 percent), while a decline was seen in Mountain (-0.1 percent). Year-on-year, house prices rose 4.9 percent, with prices ranging from 3.8 percent in the New England and the West South Central divisions to 6.3 percent in the Mountain division.

Housing Index in the United States averaged 0.30 percent from 1991 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 1.20 percent in January of 2000 and a record low of -1.80 percent in November of 2008. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States House Price Index MoM Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. source: Federal Housing Finance Agency

Housing Index in the United States is expected to be 0.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Housing Index in the United States to stand at 0.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States House Price Index MoM Change is projected to trend around 0.30 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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United States House Price Index MoM Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.20 0.20 1.20 -1.80 1991 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-10-23 01:00 PM Aug 0.2% 0.4% 0.3%
2019-11-26 02:00 PM Sep 0.6% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
2019-12-31 02:00 PM Oct 0.2% 0.7% 0.3% 0.1%
2020-01-22 02:00 PM Nov 0.2% 0.4% 0.2% 0.3%


News Stream
2019-12-31
US House Prices Rise Less than Expected
The average prices of single-family houses with mortgages guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the United States went up 0.2 percent from a month earlier in October 2019, following an upwardly revised 0.7 percent rise in the previous month and slightly below market expectations of a 0.3 percent gain. Among Census divisions, increases were recorded for East South Central (0.7 percent); Middle Atlantic (0.6 percent); the Pacific (0.6 percent); Mountain (0.4 percent) and South Atlantic (0.1 percent). In contrast, declines were seen in the East North Central (-0.5 percent) and West North Central (-0.2 percent); while prices in New England were unchanged. Year-on-year, house prices advanced 5 percent.

2019-11-26
US House Prices Rise the Most in 8 Months: FHFA
The average prices of single-family houses with mortgages guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the United States rose 0.6 percent from a month earlier in September 2019, following a 0.2 percent increase in the previous month and above market expectations of a 0.2 percent gain. It is the highest monthly rise in house prices since January. Among Census divisions, increases were recorded for East South Central (1.9 percent); South Atlantic (1.3 percent); West North Central (0.6 percent); Middle Atlantic (0.6 percent); Mountain (0.5 percent); East North Central (0.3 percent); West South Central (0.2 percent); Pacific (0.1 percent) and New England (0.1 percent). Year-on-year, house prices advanced 5.1 percent. On a quarterly basis, house prices climbed 4.9 percent in Q3, below a 5.2 percent jump in Q2.

2019-10-23
US House Prices Growth Slows in August: FHFA
The average prices of single-family houses with mortgages guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the United States rose 0.2 percent from a month earlier in August 2019, after a 0.4 percent gain in the previous month. Among Census divisions, increases were recorded in New England (0.9 percent); East North Central (0.5 percent); West North Central (0.5 percent); West South Central (0.4 percent); and in the Middle Atlantic (0.2 percent). In contrast, declines were seen in the East South Central (-0.8 percent); South Atlantic (-0.1 percent); and Mountain (-0.1 percent); while prices in the Pacific were unchanged. Year-on-year, house prices advanced 4.6 percent.

2019-09-24
US House Prices Rise More than Expected: FHFA
The average prices of single-family houses with mortgages guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the United States advanced 0.4 percent from a month earlier in July 2019, after a 0.2 percent gain in the previous month and above market expectations of a 0.3 percent rise. Among Census divisions, increases were recorded in Mountain (1.2 percent); New England (0.8 percent); Pacific (0.5 percent); East North Central (0.4 percent); East South Central (0.3 percent); South Atlantic (0.2 percent); West South Central (0.2 percent); West North Central (0.2 percent); and in the Middle Atlantic (0.1 percent). Year-on-year, house prices went up 5 percent.

2019-08-27
US House Prices Rise 0.2% MoM in June
The average prices of single-family houses with mortgages guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the United States went up 0.2 percent from a month earlier in June of 2019, the same pace as in the previous month and matching market expectations. Among Census divisions, increases were seen in the West South Central (1.1 percent); East South Central (0.6 percent); Pacific (0.2 percent); Mountain (0.1 percent) and West North Central (0.1 percent). In contrast, house prices dropped in New England (-0.6 percent); Middle Atlantic (-0.3 percent) and East North Central (-0.1 percent) while were flat in the South Atlantic. Year-on-year, house prices rose 4.8 percent, following an upwardly revised 5.2 percent gain in the prior month. In the second quarter of the year, house prices grew by 5.0 percent over a year ago and by 1.0 percent from the previous quarter.

2019-07-23
US Home Prices Rise the Least in Over 2 Years: FHFA
The average prices of single-family houses with mortgages guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the United States increased 0.1 percent from a month earlier in May of 2019, easing from a 0.4 percent rise in the previous month and below market expectations of a 0.3 percent gain. It is the lowest monthly rise in house prices since January of 2017. Among Census divisions, increases in the Pacific (0.2 percent); West North Central (0.1 percent); East North Central (0.3 percent); New England (0.4 percent); South Atlantic (0.5 percent) and Middle Atlantic (0.4 percent) were partly offset by declines in the Mountain (-0.3 percent); West South Central (-0.5 percent) and East South Central (-1.0 percent). Year-on-year, house prices rose 5.0 percent.


United States House Price Index MoM Change
The FHFA (Federal Housing Finance Agency) House Price Index measures month over month changes in average prices of single-family houses with mortgages guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1416.00 1474.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1608.00 1375.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand units [+]
New Home Sales 719.00 710.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand units [+]
Pending Home Sales 7.40 4.90 30.90 -24.30 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5540.00 5350.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending 0.60 0.10 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 75.00 76.00 78.00 8.00 [+]
Housing Index 0.20 0.20 1.20 -1.80 percent [+]
Mortgage Rate 3.87 3.87 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications -1.20 30.20 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 218.43 218.24 218.43 100.00 points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 64.80 64.10 69.20 62.90 percent [+]