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. source: Federal Housing Finance Agency

Housing Index in the United States averaged 0.31 percent from 1991 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 1.70 percent in September of 2020 and a record low of -1.70 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 November of 2020.

Housing Index in the United States is expected to be 0.60 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 0.40 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 2021, according to our econometric models.

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United States House Price Index MoM Change

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.70 1.50 1.70 -1.70 1991 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-10-27 01:00 PM House Price Index MoM Aug 1.5% 1.1% 0.6%
2020-10-27 01:00 PM House Price Index YoY Aug 8% 6.5% 6.6%
2020-11-24 02:00 PM House Price Index MoM Sep 1.7% 1.5% 1.1% 0.7%
2020-11-24 02:00 PM House Price Index YoY Sep 9.1% 8% 8.5%
2020-12-23 02:00 PM House Price Index MoM Oct 1.7%
2021-01-26 02:00 PM House Price Index MoM Nov
2021-02-23 02:00 PM House Price Index MoM Dec
2021-03-30 01:00 PM House Price Index MoM Jan


News Stream
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
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 1.5 percent from a month earlier in August 2020, following an upwardly revised 1.1 percent rise in July. 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 +0.9 percent in the East South Central division to +1.9 percent in the West South Central division. Year-on-year, house prices rose 8.0 percent.
2020-10-27
US House Prices Jump 1% in July: FHFA
The average prices of single-family houses with mortgages guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the United States jumped 1 percent from a month earlier in July 2020, the same as an upwardly revised 1 percent rise in June. It is the biggest gain since March of 2013, with prices ranging from +0.6 percent in the West North Central division to +2.0 percent in the New England division. Between May and July 2020, prices increased by over 2 percent, which represents the largest two-month price increase observed since the start of the index in 1991. The housing market has been recovering as record-low mortgage rates continue to boost demand for new homes and many people move away from the big cities due to the coronavirus pandemic. Year-on-year, housing prices went up 6.5 percent.
2020-09-23
US House Prices Rise the Most for 9 Months: FHFA
The average prices of single-family houses with mortgages guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the United States jumped 0.9 percent from a month earlier in June 2020, the most since September las year. The housing market saw a recovery from a 0.2 percent fall in May, which was the first decline in home prices since January 2012, as local economies re-opened following weeks of business closure due to the pandemic and transactions picked up again. House price changes ranged from -0.1 percent in the Middle Atlantic division to +1.3 percent in the Pacific and East South Central divisions.
2020-08-25

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.