The average prices of single-family houses with mortgages guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the United States advanced 1.1 percent from a month earlier in December 2020, following a 1.0 percent rise in November. For the nine census divisions, house price changes ranged from +0.8 percent in both the West North Central and South Atlantic divisions to +1.7 percent in the East South Central division. Year-on-year, house prices rose 11.4 percent in December. Considering the fourth quarter as a whole, house prices were up 3.8 percent quarter-on-quarter and 10.8 percent year-on-year, the largest increase on record. “Low mortgage rates, pent up demand from homebuyers, and a limited housing supply propelled every region of the country to experience faster growth in 2020 compared to a year ago despite the pandemic.", said Dr. Lynn Fisher, Deputy Director of FHFA’s Division of Research and Statistics. source: Federal Housing Finance Agency

Housing Index in the United States averaged 0.32 percent from 1991 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 1.70 percent in September of 2020 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. United States House Price Index MoM Change - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2021.

Housing Index in the United States is expected to be 0.30 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 0.30 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 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United States House Price Index MoM Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.10 1.00 1.70 -1.80 1991 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-01-26 02:00 PM House Price Index MoM Nov 1% 1.5% 1%
2021-01-26 02:00 PM House Price Index YoY Nov 11% 10.2% 10.6%
2021-02-23 02:00 PM House Price Index MoM Dec 1.1% 1% 0.8%
2021-02-23 02:00 PM House Price Index YoY Dec 11.4% 11.1% 10.7%


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US House Prices Rise 1.1% in December: FHFA
The average prices of single-family houses with mortgages guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the United States advanced 1.1 percent from a month earlier in December 2020, following a 1.0 percent rise in November. For the nine census divisions, house price changes ranged from +0.8 percent in both the West North Central and South Atlantic divisions to +1.7 percent in the East South Central division. Year-on-year, house prices rose 11.4 percent in December. Considering the fourth quarter as a whole, house prices were up 3.8 percent quarter-on-quarter and 10.8 percent year-on-year, the largest increase on record. “Low mortgage rates, pent up demand from homebuyers, and a limited housing supply propelled every region of the country to experience faster growth in 2020 compared to a year ago despite the pandemic.", said Dr. Lynn Fisher, Deputy Director of FHFA’s Division of Research and Statistics.
2021-02-23
US House Prices Rise the Least in 5 Months: FHFA
The average prices of single-family houses with mortgages guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the United States went up 1 percent from a month earlier in November of 2020, easing from a 1.5 percent rise in October. It is the smallest monthly rise in house prices since June. Among Census divisions, increases were recorded for Pacific (1.6 percent); Mountain (1.3 percent); East South Central (1.2 percent); New England (1.2 percent); South Atlantic (1.1 percent); East North Central (1.1 percent); West North Central (0.4 percent); Middle Atlantic (0.4 percent) and West South Central (0.3 percent). Year-on-year, house prices surged 11 percent.
2021-01-26
US House Prices Growth Sows from Record: FHFA
The average prices of single-family houses with mortgages guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the United States went up 1.5 percent from a month earlier in October of 2020, following a 1.7 percent rise in September which was the largest monthly gain since comparable records began in 1991. In fact, record low interest rates and higher demand from people moving away from big cities due to the coronavirus crisis have pushed house prices up. For the nine census divisions, monthly house price changes ranged from 0.9 percent in the West North Central and East South Central divisions to 2.1 percent in the New England division. Year-on-year, house prices went up 10.2 percent.
2020-12-23
US House Prices Rise at Record Pace: FHFA
The average prices of single-family houses with mortgages guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the United States jumped 1.7 percent from a month earlier in September 2020, following a 1.5 percent rise in August and easily beating market consensus of 1.1 percent growth. It was the largest monthly gain since comparable records began in 1991, signaling a further recovery in the housing market amid record low interest rates and higher demand from people moving away from big cities due to the coronavirus crisis. For the nine census divisions, seasonally adjusted monthly house price changes ranged from +1.0 percent in the West South Central division to +2.4 percent in the Middle Atlantic division. Year-on-year, house prices rose 9.1 percent.
2020-11-24

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.