Archives: February 2015



Case-Shiller: Rising Home Prices Boost Inflation

Walter Whitehurst Case-Shiller: Rising Home Prices Boost Inflation December home prices rose by 0.10 percent according to the Case-Shiller 20-City Home Price Index. The composite report tracks home prices in 20 U.S. cities. December’s results boosted home prices by 4.50 percent year-over-year, which is approximately double the inflation rate for 2014. Analysts note that the […]



What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 23, 2015

Walter Whitehurst What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 23, 2015 Last week’s housing related reports included the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Housing Market Index for February, The Commerce Department’s report on Housing Starts for January and Freddie Mac’s weekly report on average mortgage rates. The Federal Reserve released the minutes […]






Report: US Home Prices On the Rise

The National Association of Realtors recently announced the latest US real estate figures and the numbers are encouraging for anyone considering selling their home. Evidently, home price growth accelerated in much of the country during the fourth quarter of 2014. This is a fantastic development for anyone hoping to get a good price on their […]