Case-Shiller: A Brutal Winter for Home Prices

It’s time (a bit past time, actually) for our monthly check-in of the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices (HPI). The Case-Shiller data is generally considered to be the most reliable measure of overall home price changes for a region, since they only consider repeat sales of homes when calculating their index, instead of looking at all… Read More

Want to Know What the Real Estate Market is Doing? Check the Weather Report.

With all we’ve been hearing about massive inventory shortages across the country, and things not feeling much different here, it is surprising to see that inventory in the Boston area has actually increased substantially both month-over-month and year-over-year.  In Middlesex County, the number of single family homes for sale last month was up 29.1% from… Read More

Case-Shiller: Another Winter for Home Prices

It’s time for our monthly check-in of the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices (HPI). The Case-Shiller data is generally considered to be the most reliable measure of overall home price changes for a region, since they only consider repeat sales of homes when calculating their index, instead of looking at all the homes that sold in… Read More